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Kerala Folklore Museum

Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Folklore Museum aims to provide art education to the students and helping to provide visual and academic knowledge to the art lovers, researchers and travelers from all over the world. Folklore museum is the only architectural museum in Kerala and...more
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Folklore Junction | Thevara, Kochi (Cochin) 682013, India
+91 70347 77499
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All reviews three floors private collection amazing collection folk art top floor prince charles beautiful building treasure trove interesting artifacts huge collection for sale worth a visit entry fee south india on display history lovers must visit place
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's been a revelation to me. Never thought one man's passion to collect and exhibit art can turn out to be so beautifully manifested. It's a huge treasure and at ridiculously low entry ticket. Authentic traditional collection all under one roof. If there's one "must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jacobt517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated right next to our hotel we spent two lovely hour browsing through the museum. So much to see what an amazing collection. The staff where helpful and informative. A delightful stroll in the history of Indian artefacts and other eclectic stuff. The building is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is surely heaven for history and art lovers. Museum has 3 floors including ground floor. Each floor has a specific artchitecture from specific region of kerala... Ground floor is of malabar region, 1st is of kochi region, and 2nd is of travencore region....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

An interesting, informative museum with an abundance of items relating to South Indian culture and heritage. Items pertaining to Hindu, Muslim, Christian history from BC periods to 19th Century over 3 floors and a lovely little cafe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Freedom683837
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I visted this museum on a Sunday noon , the ticket cost is expensive 100 Rs, as its a private owned , the museum is dumped with many artifacts ,antiques , in two floors ,pottery , crafts, coins ,There is also a 7 year shop...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ashwathram r
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Worth an hour many rooms and items of local history arts craft culture and tradition. Value for money in an interesting building and setting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

It takes your breath away when you seesuch a vast one man collection! Such a variety! Malabar, Cochin and Travancore. All are there. Antiques, manuscripts, arts, dances, arms, furniture, carvings, painting, musical instruments,... You name it and they have it Breathtaking is the word for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PrabhKirtan
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

An elegant museum and very helpful staff.It contains artefacts from ancient terracotta figurines to 20th century idols. A must for all history lovers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a must visit for anyone interested in history, culture. Nothing about the kings and rulers of this region, but an amazing display of people's way of life, their rich culture and colours in Kerala, Being a diverse cultural state, Kerala has many things...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank prithvish
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We stopped at the Kerala Folklore Museum on the way to the airport on the last day of our trip to Kerala. We are so glad we did. The building is a composite of dozens of historic structures and is beautiful to see itself. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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suresh r
29 April 2018|
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Response from Pradyumna D | Reviewed this property |
It's Rs. 100/- per person. If you wish to use camera inside to take pictures, then you'll have to pay Rs. 100/- separately for this.
Mithun B
8 April 2018|
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Yes. The parking facility is available. Its free.
13 August 2017|
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Response from _shankar_vm | Reviewed this property |
Please do refer their website for more professional details & explanations... I do believe it is gem of a place for those tourists who are sincerely interested in the historically remarkable culture & heritage of the place...