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Kerala Folklore Museum

Folklore Junction | Thevara, Kochi (Cochin) 682013, India
+91 70347 77499
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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 Junction | Thevara, Kochi (Cochin) 682013, India
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"three floors"
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"private collection"
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"amazing collection"
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"folk art"
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"top floor"
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"prince charles"
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"beautiful building"
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"huge collection"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have never seen a private museum with such a diverse and large collection. Entry fee is 200 INR and to take photos is another 100 INR. The museum has multiple floors and shows artifacts that are more than 2000 years old all the way...More

1  Thank KaiUWulff
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the most incredible places we have ever been- it is a vast collection of Indian artifacts collected by a single private collector who has unselfishly built this museum so that the general public can benefit. It is run largely by his...More

1  Thank James S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is musiume which will help us to known about the history of Kerala.Not a crowded place.It will be awesome for the first time visitors.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful place to visit for a couple of hours. A cultural hub to promote and preserve the culture & heritage of South India and displays more than 5000 artefacts and architectural objects spread over 3 floors. It reminded me very much of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very traditional and religious things of South India are exhibited here. Place is clean and good. Very informative for the children and also adults. I would recommend others to visit this museum to gain knowledge about our culture and religions of our country.

1  Thank Vijaya L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though there is a lot of beautiful art work at display here but after a while it becomes tiring, specially for people taking kerala tour and spending half a day at Kochi. Additionally the ticket prices I thought must be reviewed and they should consider...More

2  Thank skagarwal74
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I appreciate the effort put to collect and preserve the artifacts/antiques, indeed they have a good collections. This place needs good support from people and government. Thanks Ramesh KJ

1  Thank Ramesh K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The collection of artifacts is impressive! Many very unique, old and beautiful examples of artifacts from a variety of ages and cultures. They are nicely displayed, the staff does a great job and guiding you through, explaining and answering quetions. Of all the museums I...More

1  Thank clhd62
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit if not included in your agenda. Lot of things to see and cherish. This was part of our guided tour and glad we made it here

2  Thank Timevans23
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum on 22/10/17. The museum building itself has the antique feel and is appropriate for the display of such artefacts. The display is mostly related to culture of kerela in the earlier centuries. But it is worth the visit though entry charge...More

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Mithun B
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Response from antony v | Property representative |
Yes. The parking facility is available. Its free.
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Piyush T
13 August 2017|
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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...
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mmshah
7 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
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