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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 today via mobile

So this place is a must visit if you are visiting Kochi. it's a Museum of traditional local architecture as well as crafts, folk art & antiques, with a cafe & shop.. It's not a govt owned entity nor it gets any support or finding...More

Thank Priyanka S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a big museum. Museum is inaugurated by Prince Chales from England. Have a lot of things to see here. The look of the museum is like as a temple.

Thank Shainu D
Reviewed yesterday

One of the awesome museum in Kochi. It is in Thevare which is easy to locate. Nice place to know the beauty of kerala. You will get lots of information.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum is quite full of various objects , art works, old doors and much more. It is hard to find so much in one place, and maybe you would not see such things elsewhere, so I highly recommend. a visit Even the building itself...More

Thank kiran3000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to visit to understand the traditional arts of Kerala. As a part of cochin trip just finished the visit and overall it was a good experience

1  Thank TravelLoverRaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More of the culture and history of the place and it was very informative and nice but was quite crowded.

Thank prabhavmusaddi89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

too much stuff you can't actually see anything properly not worth the visit if you have other places to visit

Thank Dryws D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I along with my family members visited this theatre A very informative place & enjoyable. Articles are beautifully displayed A good place to visit in kochi

Thank bharat3075
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this museum on a rainy day and it was definitely worth the money. The staff are lovely and have fantastic knowledge about the items in the museum. Stunning building and stunning items inside.

Thank Isabel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like history and culture this is a must visit on your trip around Kochi. Really lovely. Recommend

Thank Jennifer R
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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