Learn the secret histories, ancient myths, and proud traditions of Kerala at Kerala Folklore Museum, an original and varied cultural heritage institution. Started in 2009 as a nonprofit organization by a husband-and-wife team, the museum collects artifacts from across the state and throughout the centuries. The resulting narrative includes everything from Stone Age utensils to 20th-century musical instruments. Take a moment to appreciate the historical building itself--a composite of remnants from a 16th-century temple, wooden carvings from across the state, and parts of other traditional buildings. Make Kerala Folklore Museum a centerpiece of your Kochi (Cochin) vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kochi (Cochin) road trip app .
Tours to Kerala Folklore Museum
Private Tour: Full-Day Kochi Tour Including Chinese Fishing Nets, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, and Folklore Museum BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $63
Duration: 8 hours
Kerala Folklore Museum Tour with Traditional Performance BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $373
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Kerala Folklore Museum Reviews
The museum is pretty beautiful and quite amazing also and a must see place to see and visit in Kochi more »
This is an amazing place with thousands of exhibits. It is arranged on 3 floors and the top one has an amazing ceiling with intricate woodwork and murals all around. Some of the exhibits are not as ol... more »
I loved this museum. The collection is simply brilliant. If you love museums, if you love to explore the past via artifacts, then this is one place that you just cannot miss. There are so many items that not a single patch of wall lies uncovered. Looking thoroughly through every item can take ages. A beautiful collection nonetheless. I had not expected a private museum to be this well collected.
Worth to visit this museum.. you can buy some items which is very unique. All days open. This is a private museum , and the owners are always available there to explain about the collections . All staffs are very polite and happy to help you... don't miss this place if you are planning to visit Cochin..
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