Folklore Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: Gadisar Lake Rd, Postal Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 5 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, History Museums, Family And Kids, Specialty Museums

After you’ve had a taste of Jaisalmer, you will certainly want to know even more about it. The place has a lively history and a glorious past. To know about all that and more, the Folklore museum is the best place to visit.

Rajasthani folklore ranges from the valor of kings to the hauntings of places and is rich and varied in every way. The museum makes all the stories come to life and is an absolutely fascinating experience to be reckoned with.

The museum is a must visit for history lovers of course but kids and families will love it too and understand the place a lot better.

  • Most places here don’t have their own telephone numbers so call the tourism office for details instead, +91-2992-252406.

  • Indian Nationals: 10 INR.
  • Camera Fees: 50/100 INR.

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  • Folklore Museum Address: Gadisar Lake Rd, Postal Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India
  • Folklore Museum Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Folklore Museum Price: 5 INR
  • Best time to visit Folklore Museum(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Folklore Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 35.05% of people who visit Jaisalmer include Folklore Museum in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Folklore Museum visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Folklore Museum

Monday, Friday and Saturday

50% of people prefer walking in order to reach Folklore Museum

People normally club together Gadisar Lake and Salim Singh Ki Haveli while planning their visit to Folklore Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Nice museum. The puppet show and the folk dance in the evening is extraordinary.

  • Introduction¬†of Jaisalmer Folklore Museum Jaisalmer Folklore Museum is situated on the banks of Garsisar Lake in the Mehar Bagh Garden, this museum was founded in the year 1984. There is a wide variety of artifacts inside the museum which offers a great experience to the visitors. Visitors will get a detailed idea about the various significant historical events on visiting the museum.

  • Finally a museum that shares the story of who and why Rajasthan was founded in the very beginning. The museum charges nothing extra to foreigners or Indians alike but the man who owns/maintains the facility has no support from the government. As a result the displays are dated and require a lot of reading. This is not a "ooo look! A buddha statue! Let me take a quick selfie and move on!" kind of museum. Every peice has full descriptions to its importance in Hindi and English. I cannot say how refreshing it was to go here after so many religious museums in this part of the world.

  • Nice place

  • Nothing great. Costly ticket at 100 pp. Very reparative..Display.. could not see but heard good puppet shows in evening

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