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Folklore Museum

Meher Bagh Garden, Garsisar Lake, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Nothing so special..

Folklore Museum is a small place located within gadisar lake area. It has a collection of some... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Basking in Cultural Extravaganza!!!!

We never intended to visit the Folklore museum since it was not on our “To Do List”. It was by... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Sinchita S
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Meher Bagh Garden, Garsisar Lake, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Folklore Museum is a small place located within gadisar lake area. It has a collection of some traditional things. But such things can be seen at the other museums too. So you don't need to go specially there. Can be easily avoided.

Thank praty007
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We never intended to visit the Folklore museum since it was not on our “To Do List”. It was by sheer luck that we ended up there. Founded by a national award winning teacher N.K.Sharma, the museum is a manifestation of the rich Rajasthani culture...More

Thank Sinchita S
Reviewed 11 March 2017

What was lacking in display and objects - these wee all the family heirlooms gathered by the owner was made up for by the articulate and passionate talk delivered by the owners son. Came a way feeling I understood a little more about the place...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Best way to take the tour of this small yet interesting museum is with the guidance of Mr.Hemant, the museum care taker. I was pleasantly surprised when in the middle of explaining various collectibles, he sang a Rajastani folk song which still rings in my...More

Thank MadhuChakravarthy
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were passing by, coming from the lake and Mr. Hemant suggested us a spot to watch the sunset, after the amazing view we were heading off and he invited us to see the museum. We were very happily surprised, he gave us a full...More

Thank rsc2014
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The Folklore Museum of Jaisalmer is situated on the bank of the Gadsisar lake and features a wide collection of Souvenirs and artefacts of bygone years.Tourists can watch a video in the museum which shows musicians playing royal instruments.

Thank khan25kareena
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This museum is managed by Mr. N. K. Sharma, the same person who also manages Desert Cultural Center. Entry fees is just 10 Rs. Photography is free inside. You can also cover Gadisar Lake and Desert Cultural Center on the same day. There is also...More

Thank Niya1315
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Located near Gadisar Lake, the museum is an effort by a single man, Shri N K Sharma, a retired award wining teacher who took up the cause of preserving the local cultures like puppetry of Rajasthan. the museum has a wide collection of local attires/...More

Thank sunandito1974
Reviewed 17 August 2016

i seen this museum because i was really disappointed by the dirty gadisar lake there. this museum came on way while returning back from gadisar lake. entry fee is 10 rupees. guide didnt charge anything extra and this is a small museum but offers a...More

Thank Rachna S
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We popped in on our way back to town having visited Gadisar Lake. The curator warmly welcomed us and introduced us to the exhibits. The exhibits are well presented and the accompanying information is written in excellent English, covering a good number of interesting local...More

Thank David E
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