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Visit Folklore Museum

The Folklore Museum of Mysore, Karnataka is a rich reservoir of over 6500 unique folklore items including elements from dance, music, art, literature and drama.

The Folklore Museum of Mysore, Karnataka is a rich reservoir of over 6500 unique folklore items including elements from dance, music, art, literature and drama. It was established in the year 1968 in Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion of Mysore. With time the museum has increased its collection of arts and artefacts and witnessed increasing footfalls. The museum's gallery is divided into different wings and each of those displays objects from different walks of life. Some interesting exhibits here include:

  • props,
  • masks,
  • puppets,
  • sawdust dolls of regional and historical influences,
  • crowns, and
  • figurines of kings, queens, saints, hermits, soldiers and folk deities.
The Hanuman crown of Kugala Balli village in North Karnataka is a distinguished attraction of Folklore Museum. Before planning a visit to the museum, one should note that it remains open from 10 am to 5:30 pm (Monday to Saturday). Sundays, Second Saturdays and Public Holidays are observed as closed.

Timing

All days of the week 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

PREFFERED BY

Experience Seekers ,Connoisseurs

TIME SPENT

Around 2-3 hrs

ENTRY FEE

Rs 15 per person for adults Rs 5 per person for children

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    None
  • Altitude

    763 m
  • STD Code

    0821
  • Best Season

    Sept – March
  • State/Code

    Mysore/5700xx
  • LANGUAGES

    Kannada, English, Hindi