Napier Museum and Natural History Museum are the prominent places to explore the history of the region. Both are located in Thiruvananthapuram within the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo complex. Napier Museum, established in 1855, houses a collection of historical artefacts, ornaments, bronze idols, ivory carvings, temple chariot etc. Natural History Museum, on the other hand, is quite famous among anthropologists. The Science and Technology Museum and Tagore Centenary Theatre & Museum are other important museums in the region.