Located in the city of Mysore in Karnataka, the Folklore Museum exhibits exclusive folk art and crafts from even the nooks and corners of the state and has a wide and unique collection of displays. The museum erupted in the year of 1968 is situated inside the University of Mysore campus in Manasagangothri in the Jayalakshmi Nivas Mansion. It is an uncommon museum with not only idle exhibits but also flashes elements of plays, music and dance. The Folklore department of the university and some notable scholars have contributed greatly to the establishment of this museum. This hub showcases over 6,500 folklore art crafts. The museum is at a distance of 184.5kms from Bangalore Airport and 3.4kms from Mysore Railway Station.The Folklore Museum is at a prime location in the city of Mysore. The University of Mysore is one such nerve centre of the city wherein ample of seekers flow in to. There are multitudes of options to choose from if looking forward to pull up at for a night’s stay. Treebo also has many hotels in Mysore near Folklore Museum offering premium facilities and high-end service. The package deals these hotels near Folklore Museum Mysore offer are undeniable like a piece of delicious Mysore Pak. These taverns are situated in well-connected areas of the city and are convenient especially for those who are in to explore the city of Tippu Sultan. Some eateries in Mysore town are La Uppu, Adayar Ananda Bhavan and Vinayaka MylariThe museum is an unprecedented experience on its own with separate wings namely folklife, literature, art, folklore and large dolls. With reminiscence of Karnataka’s very own dance forms of Yakshagana, Thenka Thittu and Badge Thittu, the museum is an example of the rich culture that the Kannada land proudly flaunts. Other marvellous exhibits of the museum include a rare and precious Hanuman crown from Kugala Balli village, 200-year-old ink preparation from Dodderi Village, a wooden altar called mantapa used by Jnanapeetha winner Kuvempu and other anomalous musical instruments like Kinnari and Tamburi.
“This is located in a very good location. The staff is courteous. Food, ambiance, cleanliness, maintenance is descent. Room is pretty good in size which is ideal for 3 adults and 1 kid. We have only tried their breakfast which was complementary and it was pretty descent in taste. Overall satisfactory“ experience.
Areas of improvement: There was no toiletries provided in the bathroom. We had booked the room with one extra bed requirement by paying for it in advance, however, we had to request for it in the night couple of times to provide it.
“Very Good stay. Good rooms. Good Staff. Overall wonderful.
Excellent location in the city center. Very near to railway station and all and the attractions of city. Lots of nearby food points like KFC, Dominos and all.“
“This was a great stay. I was quite pleased with the hospitality of the staffs. I specially will like to mention Deepa Mam for the warm and helping nature. My 3.9 years daughter became a great partner of her. I will like this feedback to personally be passed on to her and something which can be done “ to reward her hospitality. The food was awesome. We would like to really pass on our hearty thanks to the Cook who took special efforts to make each of the dishes very tasty. The Room service was spot on. The Housekeeping needs an extra thumbs up as the rooms were spick and span. Overall this was an excellent stay for my family. Keep up the good work always.
-Kauban008, 21 Aug 2019
Questions & Answers about Hotels near Folklore Museum,Mysore
What are the specialties of the Folklore Museum?
Asked by Siya, 09-03-2018
The Folklore Museum at Mysore boasts a splendid connection of over 6,500 artefacts that includes Yakshagana costumes, a Hanuman crown, Kathakali costumes, objects from the Soliga community and plenty of items (masks, leather dolls, puppets) pertaining to Karnataka culture.