The Islamic History Museum has been set up in the Cheraman Juma Masjid complex. Built in 629 AD by Malik bin Dinar, it is the earliest mosque in India. The museum showcases the history of Islam in Kerala and is presented to the visitors through information panels and visual media.


  • Located 2 km south of Kodungallur
  • 40 km from Thrissur
  • 37 km from Kochi


Hours and admission: 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM

Visiting Tips

  • Food and drink cannot be brought into the Museum.
  • Flash photography and video cameras cannot be used inside the Museum.
  • Luggage and carry-on bags are not allowed in the Museum and they must be checked in at the entrance.