Wayanad Heritage Museum

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Wayanad Heritage Museum
LocationAmbalavayal, Wayanad district, Kerala, India.[1]
CuratorDistrict Tourism Promotion Council[2]

Wayanad Heritage Museum,[3] also known as Ambalavayal Heritage Museum is a museum at Ambalavayal,[4] 12 km south of Sulthan Bathery, in Wayanad district, Kerala, India.[5] It is managed by the District Tourism Promotion Council. It has one of Kerala's largest collections of the remnants, dating back to the second century.[6] The museum houses various interesting artifacts revealing the history, culture and heritage of the Wayanad region. [7]

The Museum displays tribal relics and artifacts. Four sectors of the museum—the Veerasmruthi, the Gothrasmruthi, the Devasmruthi, and the Jeevanasmruthi—house different types of items ranging from the Neolithic age to the 17th century, including artifacts from ordinary tribal life, decorated memorial grave stones once used to adorn the graves of heroes, and terracotta figures.


  1. ^ Kerala, an Authentic Handbook. Information-Public Relations Department, Government of Kerala. 2010.
  2. ^ "The Wayanad Heritage Museum attracts tourists". The Hindu. 20 October 2009.
  3. ^ http://www.wayanadmuseum.com/
  4. ^ Infokerala Communications Pvt Ltd (31 August 2018). Kerala Tradition & Fascinating Destinations 2018. Info Kerala Communications Pvt Ltd. pp. 368–. ISBN 978-81-934567-4-3.
  5. ^ Rare Collection at Heritage Museum, The Hindu, October 20, 2009
  6. ^ N. R. S. Babu; Meena T. Pillai (2006). The Rendezvous Book of Kerala: Activities & Experience. Invis Infotech. ISBN 978-81-88698-38-7.
  7. ^ Biju Mathew (1 August 2012). Kerala Tradition & Fascinating Destinations 2012. Biju Mathew, Info Kerala Communications Pvt Ltd. pp. 330–. ISBN 978-81-921284-1-2.