The Department of Museums and Zoos is functioning under the Administrative Control of the Cultural Affairs Department, Government of Kerala. It has the Directorate, Museums, Galleries, Botanical Garden as well a Zoological Park in Thiruvananthapuram City and, two regional institutions viz. State Museum and Zoo at Thrissur and Art Gallery and Krishna Menon Museum at Kozhikode.
1.We envisage a world in which human mankind values ,protects and preserve the Biodiversity on the earth.
2.To propagate knowledge about the importance of the objects in respect of the history, culture, scientific and artistic excellence.
3.To serve as cultural centre for enjoyment and interaction of the people in artistic and cultural activity.
1.Providing opportunities for education and research on Wildlife
2.Engaging in conservation activities to protect the endangered and endemic species
3.Providing opportunities to visitors to see the Wild animals which are exotic and endemic in their nearly natural environment.
4.Developing, preserving and exhibiting a significant collection of Natural, Art and historical objects.