MYSORE FOLKLORE MUSEUM

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  1. About mysore folklore museum

    The Folklore Museum of Mysore is located in the Jayalaksmi Vilas Mansion in the University of Mysore Campus. Built in 1968, the museum has a large collection of arts and crafts articles like carved wooden and leather items, costumes, models of houses & temples, headgears, masks, shadow puppets, etc. Costumes of Yakshagana, Kathakali, and other folk art forms, folk musical instruments, sculptures of folk deities of villages, implements, weapons, and many other rare collections can be seen here.

  2. Name of Art

    MYSORE FOLKLORE MUSEUM

    Sub Category

    Handicraft

    Entry Fees

    Visiting hours

    10:00-17:00

    Address

    Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion, Mansagangotri campus of Mysore University, Mysore

    Artists associated

    Articles related to folk arts and crafts of different states are displayed here.

    Additional Informations

    The Folklore Museum is regarded as one of the largest museums of this kind in Asia.

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