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Kerala Folklore Museum

Folklore Jn | Thevare, Kochi (Cochin) 682013, India
+91 484 266 5452
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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 the treasure trove of stone, wood and bronze sculptures, ancient terracotta, stone Age objects, jewellery, paintings, oil lamps, musical instruments, tribal and folk art, wood works, utensils, masks and traditional art forms etc. these are around 4000 artifacts from tiny to large size on display. This ethnic museum is the essence of the life and culture of the common man over the past 1000 years.
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Folklore Jn | Thevare, Kochi (Cochin) 682013, India
+91 484 266 5452
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a very different museum, all wooden flooring and staircases. Every ceiling and corner was filled with historical artifact. The architecture of the building was beautiful. It had everything you could imagine. Fossils, ancient scriptures on palm leaves, wooden vessels, idols, paintings and whatever...More

1  Thank Sukanya_Halder
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum has one theme -history. Not just the history of Kerala but many parts of India. Mostly it depicts art forms and relics from the southern belt of India but it goes as far as the north east. Avoid buying from the museum shop...More

Thank Puneit
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum was recommended by friends and got to agree it was worth the visit. Amazing collection of ancient artefacts, paintings and antiques. Kids loved the tour of ancient culture.

Thank Sunil V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Simply amazing / great collection of old Antique stuff , very well thought designed. You feel like entering in different world.

Thank Nitin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My dad visited this meuseum on the last day of his Kerala holiday and it ended his trip on a very happy note. He was quite impressed with the collection. A suggestion...Management must provide guide for the visitors as it will help them understand the...More

1  Thank yash-lko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are visited museum during kochi darshan, amazing wonderful heritage. It maintain very good, sumrise old memories. its fantastic.

1  Thank Popat K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place. Spellbound by the artifacts, all under one roof. Three floors, every floor had it own unique items. A small shop inside if you want to buy things. A must see for art lovers.

1  Thank Jasbir B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right in the centre of Cochin, the Kerala Folklore Museum is a must stop for all. The rich and fascinating history of the region can be learnt in this cultural hub that has been set up to promote and preserve the culture & heritage of...More

1  Thank Dr P V L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to see . , Old indian costumes, statues, weapons are kept in museum." "Good options for souvenirs and gifts."

1  Thank Jyoti Prakash G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is believed to be the cultural hub of Kerala aiming at promoting the culture & heritage of the common man from the historic period in the state... The other archaeological museums have concentrated on details of the then royal life and you get...More

1  Thank _shankar_vm
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Piyush T
13 August 2017|
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...
8 March 2016|
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Response from Ray G | Reviewed this property |
Its a scam. Fake museum . 100 for camera, even mobile phone...and 100 per head entry... total rip off.. this museum is built specifically to make people fools and loot their money and put them in an akward situation when u... More