If you want to discover the rich heritage of Kovalam then a visit to Napier Art Museum is a must. Named after Lord Napier, the museum exhibits ivory carvings and traditional ornaments. You can also explore the zoological garden on the museum’s premises. If the artsy side in you wakes up after visiting the Napier Art Museum, then head to the Shri Chitra Art Gallery to get an extra dose of Kovalam’s heritage and culture. Head to this museum, which is located in the vicinity, to explore the artwork from the Mughal and Rajput empires.