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Folklore Museum

Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion | University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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Quiet place, away from the usual crowd...

Very informative, good collection of artefacts; gives an insight to the local culture. Quiet place... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Malavika_G
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Bengaluru, India
Folk Art

Folklore Museum at Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is a place where you can see all the folk art of the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Gugan_Ilango
,
Coimbatore, India
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Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion | University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, Mysuru (Mysore), India
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Very informative, good collection of artefacts; gives an insight to the local culture. Quiet place, not very crowded. (Entry - free)

Thank Malavika_G
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Folklore Museum at Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion is a place where you can see all the folk art of the region. its worth spend a extra hour

Thank Gugan_Ilango
Reviewed 13 April 2017

in this museum we can see the entire karnataka folk arts and crafts.but not crowded.opens by after 10.30am.very good collection.

Thank raja p
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Folklore Musum at jayalakshmi Vilas Mension in the Manasagangotri campus is a varitable storehouse of folk culture with its collection of costumes,dolls,handicrafts,implements,utensils and articles of daily use.

Thank nbbhagodiya
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This ,museum is situated with in the Mysuru university campus itself. The timings are bit stringent. It remains open from 10:30 am till 12:30 pm, (though it depends on the person incharge who may decide to close it earlier if he or she feels so!!...More

Thank Nikhil P
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This museum exhibits folk art and crafts from all over the state of Karnataka.The museum has a spectacular collection of more than 6500 unique folklore exhibits.Art and History buff must visit this museum.

Thank kmegha911
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Wonderfully curated museum.Recommended for people interested in anthropology, history and culture - and for the ones with curious minds. The place is hard to find but enlisted correctly on the map, so be patient while looking for it (the museum gate was inaccessible by car...More

Thank Smruthi29
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had been to this place as we heard about it from some westerners! Amazing enough, we followed their advice to sight-see around our own country and found this splendid place. Beautiful artefacts not only from Mysore but all over Karnataka. Remember that in earlier...More

Thank Jovial D
Reviewed 10 January 2017

An interesting, but not well labelled, collection of folk art and archaeological artefacts. Worth the visit for the building.

Thank AP D
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The old building with so many things to see inside . It has so many precious collections , It transported me back to couple of century . The rustic feel and the nice smell

Thank maanz
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