State Museum in Thrissur has two museums in the complex; one is the Natural History Museum and the other one is the Archaeological &Art Museum. The Natural History Museum provides great wealth of information of evolution and reservation of nature, whereas, The Archaeological & Art Museum has on display some excellent artistic artefacts, Murals, carvings and sculptures form all around Kerala. You can also stop at the Mural Museum and look at some exquisite frescos and murals. Another interesting museum is VaidyaRatnam Ayurveda Museumwhich traces the evolution and importance of Ayurveda as a science. Appan Thampuran Smarakam also houses a small cultural museum in its premises.