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National Folk Heritage Museum

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“bhutanese house”(24 reviews)
“olden days”(7 reviews)
“rural life”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Thimphu, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 322 215
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little house has been turned into a museum and shows how people lived in Bhutan in the past (some probably still live this way) There were demonstrations of weaving and alcohol making while I was there. Check out how they used to store their...More

Thank MusicMandy
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A beautiful surrounding in a nice traditional house to experience authentic Bhutanese cuisine collected from many provinces around the country.

Thank Tho H
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Gives you a perspective of folk life in olden days. Wonderful experience. They also make fresh Ara (local liquor) and be kind to the lady who makes it; she may offer you the fresh brew for tasting. The puffed rice off the wok next to...More

Thank Prashanth_K
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Fantastic traditional peaceful lunch experience. If you want to explore Bhutanese cusine, sure visit this place!

Thank Neha A
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Good you can visit this place can spend 1 hour to see the way of village life in Bhutan. Also you can authentic bhutanese lunch in the museum canteen with fixed menu Rs 300 rice kewa dasti two veg and butter tea for veg. sufficient...More

Thank PraveenRao
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This is a preserved rural Bhutanese farm house. You can see all the different types of artefacts used in daily life of rural folk from generations ago.

Thank ShubhaS
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I found this place kind of ok. You can skip the visit if you wish to as you wouldn't miss much anyway!

Thank Vinay M
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Disappointed wasteof time ad money.nothing to writeabout.pl avoid ad save money the hype is totally unneccsary

Thank ash0501
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Theres nothing exceptional about this place. The recreated house is no where close to the experience of a homestay anywhere in bhutan. It is good for those who just skip through cities and don't visit the rural Bhutan.

Thank Sumi R
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

A must visit to know the folk heritage which the modern generation is not aware... A good ethnographic depiction of life of yester years. A good taste of 'Ara' the local drink made of rice... The restaurant serves authentic food ..they have some set menus...their...More

Thank Sparkie09
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