Kerala Folklore Museum, Kochi

The museum for Folk art, Tribal art, Traditional art, Anthropology, Architecture, History, Culture, and Heritage
2059C No 26 Pandit Karuppan Road, Near, Thevara Ferry Road, Junction, Kochi, KeralaOpening at 9:00 AMOpen today until 6:00 PMOpening at 9:00 AM tomorrowSorry, we're closed
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Posted on Mar 22, 2019

Matsya is generally enlisted as the first avatar of lord Vishnu, especially in Dashavatara (ten major avatars of Lord Vishnu), made of wood Kerala



a month ago
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.
- Abbas B
a week ago
Very extensive and interesting collection. If you spend time looking at item by item, it can easily take over an hour. Minus one star as sometimes I felt there isn’t much background info/explanation - as foreigner who is unfamiliar with Kerala culture and history, I would appreciate some short intro
- Siraj V
2 weeks ago
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..
- Pratheesh n

About us

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.

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2059C No 26 Pandit Karuppan Road
Near, Thevara Ferry Road
Kochi, Kerala 682013

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM