The SpaceDiscs & Machines, Sunny's Gramophone Museum and Records Archive is the single one in this category in entire Indian sub-continent. Different types of rooms in three locations available to match your taste.Choose traditional wooden architecture or modernity. Explore the history of sound recording in our Gramophone Museum with more than 250 Gramophones,phonographs etc and more than 100000 disc records.There are vintage cars and other heritage articles and also a good library.
Sleep at night in the embrace of Mother Earth, hearing the chirping sound of birds and cicadas.Here, you'll be away from the hectic life in the dust and noise of the city, but will not miss the modern amenities which have become part of you. Three guest rooms in the ground floor of the Museum are well furnished with all amenities and free WiFi. Two more rooms available in the Tharavad house (100 metres from the Museum). Dormitory/ Group /Family stay facility is available in the 125 year old Heritage wooden house. Guest AccessAll rooms are part of the house where we live. Guests will have access to all common rooms in the house. Interaction with GuestsEnglish and Malayalam are well accepted;Tamil and Hindi are partial. Guests who want total privacy can have that facility; they can lock the door connecting their rooms to the House.Rooms have doors to the courtyard. Others who want to mingle with the family, want to know about the place , it's people, food habits and it's history will like this place. Rates are inclusive of food. While booking or at-least before check-in, Guests are requested to give their preferences. The NeighborhoodNearest town is 4 kilometres away. There are many Christian Churches, Mosques and Hindu temples within a radius of 4 kilometres. Tomb of St. Alphonsa is 4 Kilometres away. House is in a spacious compound of 4 Hectares with different types of trees and crops like Rubber, Coconut palm, Hardwood timber trees like Teak, Artocarpus, Mahogany; Spices like Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Pepper.The variation of daily temperature during summer days and nights are approx. 10 degrees Celsius. Western Ghats protect Kerala from the dry and hot winds from the rest of India.The winds from the Arabian sea cools us . We proudly call our land - "Gods Own Country". Our District - Kottayam, is the land of "Letters, Lakes & Latex'. There are many publication houses, back-waters between land and Arabian sea and Rubber plantations in Kottayam District. Wide range of health care facilities in various systems like Allopathy, Homeopathy and indigenous medicine systems like Ayurveda, Unani and Sidha are available. Getting AroundNearest International Airport (Cochin) is only 75 km from the Museum. Railway stations nearby are Kottayam (37 km) and Ernakulam (75 km).
Museum and the stay facilities are only 500 meters from the state highway connecting Kumarakom and Wagamon; very frequent bus service are available. Taxi/ car rental facilities are available. Other Things to NoteThere are hill stations, wild life sanctuaries, backwaters and beaches within a radius of 100 kilometers. The meadows of Vagamon (a mini hill-station) at a height of 1000 meters above MSL are only 25 km from the Museum and worth a visit.Back waters of Kumarakom is only 50 kilometers away. House boats are attraction. . Periyar Wildlife sanctuary at Thekkady is only 80 kilometres away and Munnar hill station is 110 kilometres. There are many locations nearby which are fine for trekking.