Rani Mangammal District Museum is also known as the Government Museum and is the best museum in the city. It has some rare and unique collections of artworks, artefacts and relics. The museum is divided into different sections which cover topics as wide as antiques, archaeology, arts and crafts, ecology and numismatics. This large museum is has a plethora of information and would appeal people interested in history, arts and culture of the state. There are two smaller museums in the city which you may visit if you have time namely the Tiruchirappalli Railway Museum and Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.