Kerala Folklore Museum, Kochi

Kerala Folklore Museum, Kochi - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Pandit Karuppan Road, Near Thevara Ferry Junction, Kochi, Kerala 682013, India

Phone: +91-4842665452

Ticket Price: 100 INR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Kerala Folklore Museum, Kochi

Everything in this museum is a treasure celebrating Kerala and its heritage, including the building itself. Combining the architectural styles of Malabar, Cochin and Travancore, the museum was imagined as a temple to art. It's very entrance is made from parts of an 16th century temple in Tamil Nadu and various carvings from around Kerala. The first floor of the museum focuses on dance - Theyyam, Kathakali, Ottanthullal, and Mohiniyattam - and their various costumes. The floor above focuses on painting, and just check out the ceiling, which is made from 60 different frames. The last floor is a beautiful performance theatre. Altogether there are 4000 artefacts on exhibit including masks, sculptures, instruments, utensils, manuscripts and jewellery. Some of these are from as far back as the Stone Age.  Kerala Folklore Museum - Kerala tourist attraction added in the Kerala Itinerary 10 Days. Must visit this amazing attraction. 

Kerala Folklore Museum Ticket Prices

  • Foreigner: Rs 200

How To reach Kerala Folklore Museum by Public Transport

  • Drive to here.

Restaurants Near Kerala Folklore Museum

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Kerala Folklore Museum, Kochi Reviews

  • Kerala Folklore Museum is a cultural hub to promote and preserve the culture and heritage of South India.  Museum promoted by Mrs. & Mr. George Thaliath aims to preserve, the culture, heritage and folk art education. We created this Temple of art, from 25  ancient structures of heritage, compiling in to a single structure of ancient architecture, with the help of 62 wood workers over a period of 7.5 year's hard work.. It varies from traditional architecture to ancient sculptures, wood work,ancient terracotta, Indian bronzes, stone work,old paintings,old jewelry,old utensils,old agricultural equipment's, old coins and all other ethnic artifacts connected with the rural and tribal life of South India. Museum aims to provide art education to the young generation as well as providing opportunity to the tourist around the globe to experience the unseen Kerala under one roof. Now a days museum became a must see place of visit to the tourist as well as for the students, researchers and for anthropological studies.

  • Great collection of local lore items, and not only. Three floors are packed with masks, statues, carvings, dolls, and much more. There are so many things packed in this little building that some are simply labeled as "wooden statue". Unless rushed, plan several hours if you want to see everything up close, and not just rush through as rickshaw is waiting for you to take you back, and probably convince to visit one of his friends' stores that will sell you carpets cheaply. Right... But this place is definitely worth a visit, if not for folklore, at least to experience how one person's obsession developed into the museum.

  • Contains a lot of stuff historically important. Excellent staff and service. Needs better arrangement and organizing of the exhibits. as too much stuff has been cramped and exhibited in 3floors. - No elevator or ramp. - There also exists a Shop inside on the upper floor.

  • The best part about this place is it isn't vast. The building is beautiful. The collection inside is interesting. I loved the vast collection of old photographs all over the place. DO NOT MISS VISITING THIS PLACE.

  • Amazing stuff kept in the exibits. From all sorts of costumes to sculptures to coins and miscellaneous stuff. All arranged according to architecture. There are 3 floors worth of items to view. The patterns on the ceilings change according to the architecture too. Even the staircase and windows are wooden and give the feel of the place. One should have at least half a day to properly admire all the artifacts. Ticket price is reasonable at Rs100 (photography charges extra) considering the treasure that we get to see. Not to be missed while you are in Kochi.

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