Kerala folklore theatre and museum set in Thevara, Kochi, Kerala, India is a magnificent experience of architectural beauty and traditional performing arts of southern India.

This museum is packed with unique and exquisite historical objects from the window frames to the hand painted ceilings. The museum houses performing arts garments, puppets, musical instruments, hindu and christian architectural peices. After having a tour of the museum, the guides will show guests to the main venue hall were a performance of Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Bharathanatyam, Kalaripayattu with live music is given. For live performance please contact the museum, before visiting the place, as they do not have performance every day. Would advise future visitors to check before visiting the place or contact +914842665452, Email -  keralafolkloretheatre@gmail.com . Also please check their Facebook account as they keep updating the same about there upcoming events.

As a Malayalee who is based in the UK and having travelled to over four different continents, this is by far the best sight in Kochi. What is most remarkable is that this hidden gem is the creation of a husband and wife team that has taken seven years to collect and build.

'Limca Books of Records' has certified the museum for the best National achievement.

Remarkable collection of artifacts. Some rickshaws apparently pretend they don't know the place because the museum refused to give them a "cut" of the revenue, so you might need to persevere and ask a few drivers. It is close to Sarovaram restaurant, which is GREAT, so worth combining them for a nice half day trip from Fort Kochin

Virtual Tour of Kerala Folklore  https://www.google.com/search?q=Virtu...

Details, Folklore Jn, Thevara, Cochin, Kerala, India, Tel no; +914842665452

Email: keralafolkloretheatre@gmail.com web: www.folkloremuseum.org