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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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"treasure trove"
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"interesting artifacts"
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"huge collection"
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"for sale"
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"entry ticket"
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"worth a visit"
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"south india"
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Reviewed yesterday

Well, I would like to say that you should spend a half a day in here at least but the heat might consume you. First of all, it is a phenomenal museum. It is a collection of items by a family with no order, rhyme...More

Thank Cindy H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Traditional building, excellent display of traditions including woodwork, well maintained, helping staff.

Thank Ragini V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The artifacts on display is simply great. Was told that one person has collected all these huge number of artifacts, displayed in three stories of the building. The guide explained in detail about each artifact. Must visit if interested in history of the South India.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Kerala Folklore Museum today and all I can say is 'Amazing'. I was awed by the amount of artifacts that are on display at this museum plus the number of staff who are on hand to give a summary of each floor...More

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antony v, Manager at Kerala Folklore Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was expecting exhibits behind glass and something quite formal...Oh what a surprise. It was like an "Aladdins cave" of artefacts all grouped together on 3 floors. Very little was behind glass as it was open to view behind unobtrusive barriers. The staff were friendly and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place for lovers of ancient history . Many old monuments, relics are available here. well maintained.

Thank rajagopal2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If u are interested in art and architecture u will surely enjoy the visit.Lots of traditional monuments and qooden sculptures and statues are tgere.The most imporatant thing is its wooden architecture

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a small museum of the king who lived and a must see place. shows a way of ancient life that too this part of life and how it was difficult

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this museum. Yes it was jammed pack with relics and no there wasn’t detailed descriptions but it was filled with unusual items that told a story of a people. It isn’t like a traditional museum. There are some magnificent pieces and ones you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming and helpful staff. This place is stuffed to capacity with ancient artifacts. Well worth a visit.

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suresh r
29 April 2018|
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Response from Pradyumna D | Reviewed this property |
It's Rs. 100/- per person. If you wish to use camera inside to take pictures, then you'll have to pay Rs. 100/- separately for this.
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Mithun B
8 April 2018|
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Yes. The parking facility is available. Its free.
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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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