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National Folk Heritage Museum

Thimphu, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 322 215
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5-day Private Bhutan Tour: Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bhutanese house” (24 reviews)
“olden days” (6 reviews)
“rural life” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Thimphu, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
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+975 2 322 215
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"bhutanese house"
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"olden days"
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"rural life"
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"mud house"
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"life style"
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"cooking utensils"
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"multi storied"
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"bhutanese culture"
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"traditional farmhouse"
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"old farm house"
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"traditional rice"
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"hot stone"
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"bhutanese food"
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"prayer room"
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"preserves"
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"interesting things"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

if interested in bhutanese culture, visit this place. we had food in there restaurant.. it was nice bhutanese buffet.. wort trying if u want to try their cuisine

Thank Bhavna V
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Purchased roasted rice - a local speciality and Ara a rice based alcohol. Very reasonably priced. The food served at the restaurant was too good. Authentic bhutanese food. Must visit

Thank DrivingtotheHills
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Here you can see women weaving various pattered clothes while listening to music and taking pattern cue from their mobiles every once a while - tradition blended with modern ways. It is presented like a traditional Bhutanese house where different cultural elements are present in...More

Thank SmilingMysticCloud
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is part of the various museums and sight seeing you would do whilst spending a day in Thimphu. There is a fair bit of walking to day, but it if up to one to spend as much or as less a time as one...More

Thank malnit56
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Folk heritage museum founded by Her Majesty the Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, which portrays the lifestyle of a historic genteel family in the Thimphu valley. Displays and describes the artifacts and rituals of a typical genteel family. Very informative and worth your time to...More

Thank Bob92110
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Bhutanese culture is in many ways just like Indian Culture. Still they are very dedicated to their culture & not easily influenced by the western culture just like us.

Thank FatemaKumail
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

The museum is a mirror of the Bhutanese ,Culture, People and primitive era life style, warriors ,monuments and sculpture art

Thank mohan918
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lot of information regarding traditions of Bhutanese people, their flaura fauna, weather conditions , was there to see

Thank Anjani S
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

A lovely place to see how the Bhutanese people lived in the past. Some museum items are very interesting. There are “live” people making a local rice wine and demonstrate the fabric waving techniques. Keep in mind that shoes must be removed before entering the...More

1  Thank EarlyRetirementAbroa
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

this is an amazing place -like a time machine, well preserved, well explained and excellent for tourist adoring such exhibitions. Amazing similarities with corresponding exhibitions around the world - apparently people in ancient times achieved similar knowledge independently

Thank Dimitar G
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