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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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Reviewed 2 January 2012

This museum is a short tul-tuk ride away from the centre of Fort Cochin. Set up to house a stunning collection of artefacts and provide a theatre rather than as a money-spinner, it includes a good collection of items, and the building is based on...More

9  Thank AChir
Reviewed 28 December 2011

The Folklore Museum grabs your attention before you enter -- the varieties of Kerala-style architecture are beautiful and unusual. The exhibits are not the usual museum coins-and-pottery variety, but focus instead on arts and crafts -- everything from costumes and theater art to kites and...More

7  Thank Gangamar
Reviewed 27 December 2011

This is amazing. A small extract from the Ramayana is performed each evening by 3-4 men. But as wonderful as this is, surely it is secondary to watching them put on makeup for the performance. This is no ordinary makeup. It takes the better part...More

7  Thank ber357
Reviewed 16 December 2011

Our visit to this museum was excellent. The extent & number of exhibits is amazing. The story of the museum is an inspiration to maintaining traditions and history. Well done to the team !

8  Thank JamesM007
Reviewed 4 December 2011

{---] the karate students have studied and practiced for 8-12 years.they use actual knives,swords and razor belts in their routines-very impressive!

7  Thank Prescott_az_Bob
Reviewed 26 November 2011

If only to see the make up session prior to the show in the green room so arrive early for lot's of photo oppertunities....

4  Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 20 November 2011

went to see make up and a play.... id skip the make up and just go for the play- the music was incredible...

5  Thank SITAL R
Reviewed 17 November 2011

If you like Indian classical dance and music, you certanly must go to Kerala Kathakali centre near Santa Cruz Basilica. Every evening you can enjoy Kathakali performances - traditional Kerala theatre, Bharatanatyam and other indian classical dance forms (all accomponied with live music) or traditional...More

3  Thank Bhramara
Reviewed 16 November 2011

Not sure this was truly authentic dancing but it gave a good idea and it was good to see the make up being applied. Good value.

3  Thank SilverTraveller
Reviewed 3 November 2011

It is definitely a heritage place. Worth visiting and seeing. Though they keep a fees for entering, the place is good value to see

5  Thank Caroline S
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suresh r
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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
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Response from antony v | Property representative |
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...