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Address: Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion | University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, Mysuru (Mysore), India

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Folk Art

Folklore Museum at Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is a place where you can see all the folk art of the region. its worth spend a extra hour

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Coimbatore, India
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Coimbatore, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Folklore Museum at Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is a place where you can see all the folk art of the region. its worth spend a extra hour

Thank Gugan_Ilango
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

in this museum we can see the entire karnataka folk arts and crafts.but not crowded.opens by after 10.30am.very good collection.

Thank raja p
Pune, India
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Folklore Musum at jayalakshmi Vilas Mension in the Manasagangotri campus is a varitable storehouse of folk culture with its collection of costumes,dolls,handicrafts,implements,utensils and articles of daily use.

Thank nbbhagodiya
Vapi, Daman and Diu, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This ,museum is situated with in the Mysuru university campus itself. The timings are bit stringent. It remains open from 10:30 am till 12:30 pm, (though it depends on the person incharge who may decide to close it earlier if he or she feels so!! ), afterwards the museum will open at 2:00 pm till 5:00 pm. The collection is... More 

Thank Nikhil P
Madhya Pradesh, India
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

This museum exhibits folk art and crafts from all over the state of Karnataka.The museum has a spectacular collection of more than 6500 unique folklore exhibits.Art and History buff must visit this museum.

Thank kmegha911
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Wonderfully curated museum.Recommended for people interested in anthropology, history and culture - and for the ones with curious minds. The place is hard to find but enlisted correctly on the map, so be patient while looking for it (the museum gate was inaccessible by car and we had to walk up to three similar buildings and ask for directions again... More 

Thank Smruthi29
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had been to this place as we heard about it from some westerners! Amazing enough, we followed their advice to sight-see around our own country and found this splendid place. Beautiful artefacts not only from Mysore but all over Karnataka. Remember that in earlier days, the whole of South India was either Mysore or Madras! Lovely place to spend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

An interesting, but not well labelled, collection of folk art and archaeological artefacts. Worth the visit for the building.

Thank AP D
Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

The old building with so many things to see inside . It has so many precious collections , It transported me back to couple of century . The rustic feel and the nice smell

Thank maanz
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

This museum has a great collection of artefacts that are pooled in from different part of Karnataka and gives a feel of the states rich folklore. A lot more artefacts needs to be added and the museum has to be maintained well.

Thank nitinhp

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