Udaipur Folk Museum


14.6/5(10 Ratings)

Udaipur Folk Museum Overview

Ranked 15 of 184 sightseeing in Udaipur

The Udaipur Folk Museum houses a collection of folk articles of Rajasthan. Typical rural-dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings form the compilation of the museum.

Placed to the north of Chetak Circle in Udaipur, it is also known as Bharatiya Lok Kala. A collection of paintings, folk musical instruments, folk dresses and ornaments, dolls, masks and puppets are housed in the museum.

A visit to the museum throws light on the art of fabricating antiques. Idols of gods and goddesses are housed in the museum. All through the day, puppet shows are performed. The museum offers many short term courses like puppet making and theatre.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
9:00 AM -4:00 PM
9:00 AM -4:00 PM
9:00 AM -4:00 PM
Public Holidays:
9:00 AM -4:00 PM

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Parth Sabharwal

Parth Sabharwal5.0/5

379 reviews

A must see

Udaipur folk musium is one of the best and must visiting point for the folk lover, it is in the main city of Udaipur, it is a government own place, A must visit place

Rizwanuddin Rafiq

Rizwanuddin Rafiq5.0/5

3014 reviews

Collection of Folk materials and artefacts

Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal has a museum, situated in the same complex, near Chetak Circle, Udaipur, known as Folk Art Museum was Inaugurated by Central Cultural Minister Humayun Kabir in 1963. It exhibits collection of folk materials from Rajasthan like rural-dresses, ornaments, colourful puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. An amazing theatre where puppet shows are held at regular interval. It also serves as an Institution for various trainings in the fields of art, folk art, crafts, handicrafts and research work and a Shop which offers the articles on a reasonable fix rate and a cafe to enjoy the Rajasthani snacks with soft and hot drinks.Royals City Udaipur always remained as a cultural centre, and the Royals personal interest towards arts and crafts cannot be ignored. Udaipur's residents, sensitivity and affection to art and folk art, and an admirable understanding for these valuable artefacts. Which are displayed in this special Museum a place of cultural heritage. Great efforts of Padma Shri Devilal Samar and Governments supports to establish such a beautiful and colourful complex for the young generation, which will be praised forever.Visitors will enjoy the colourful rural life and the rural-art, this Museum Provides a great opportunity to the visitors, it is a unique attraction and situated close to many other attractions of Udaipur. As Tourists are fascinated by these artefacts.

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  • Collection of Folk materials and artefacts
  • Collection of Folk materials and artefacts
  • Collection of Folk materials and artefacts

Prasanna Despande

Prasanna Despande5.0/5

3 reviews

It is too good

It is a beautiful experience, folk dance kathputli show and most amazing show is performed by lokesh with eight pot balancing on his head.
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  • It is too good
  • It is too good
  • It is too good

Ashish Bhardwaj

Ashish Bhardwaj4.3/5

5 reviews

Beautiful Rajasthani folk that tells about the history

This museum is looking very good in comparison to other museum that I had ever seen in my life. There is a beautiful Rajasthani Folk Art they tells the history of that place and tells about the nature of that time. This was built by Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal. It exhibits the brilliant folk articles of the Rajasthan.

Romit Agarwal

Romit Agarwal4.3/5

3 reviews

An awesome place to roam around with friends

I went there in April month, the weather was lil bit hot. We were group of 9 people, the museum was beautiful. Staff were very nice and supporting. An awesome place to roam around with the friends, other club facilities are also useful and enjoyable with the family members, the food was also awesome.

Amrendra Kumar

Amrendra Kumar3.6/5

1 review

Awesome place to see the culture of india

I visited there, it reminded me the glory of Indian culture. It give you real felling of heroes and fill you with joy and pride. I would suggest you to please visit the palace and the painting are the main point of attraction.

Adv pankaj Patil

Adv pankaj Patil4.3/5

7 reviews

It also has pieces of Rajasthani culture, Bhilla Samaj

It's having a doll show and a photos of doll show. It also has pieces of Rajasthani culture, Bhilla Samaj.

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