The Folklore Museum with Historical Significance

Jaisalmer is a city of historical importance in the state of Rajasthan.  Besides forts, the museums of the city showcase beautiful heritage of the desert state in the most overwhelming manner. Talking about one such museum, Folklore Museum is one of the most visited museums in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. Situated on the banks of Gadisasar Lake in Mehar Bagh Garden, the museum was established in 1984 by N K Sharma. Moreover, he has collected several items like post cards, old coins, etc. for the museums which draw attention of worldwide tourists.

Highlights of the Folklore Museum in Jaisalmer

The beautiful architecture is the first point of attraction in the museum. As visitors move inside, the museum is segregated in 6 sections. Fossil section, Jewelry, Costumes, Ornaments of Horse and Camel, Photographs and Coterie of Paintings are the six sections of the museum.  Each section of the museum is complimented with galleries, which display folk art from bygone to present era like costumes, paintings, photographs, hairstyle presentation, manuscripts, artefacts, etc. Besides this, cultural aspect of the city is well-defined by several photographs and objects like headgear, puppets, traditional used items, etc. All these displayed items depict rich and royal heritage of Jaisalmer as well as Rajasthan in ethnic manner.

Puppet shows, videos highlighting music instruments and traditional dances are another highlighting feature of the museum. Visitors spend plenty of time in Folklore museum and try to relive the prideful moments. For history lovers, there is no place better than folklore museum in Jaisalmer where huge collection of artefacts is present. Easy to visit during weekdays and weekends, it remains open from 8 am-7pm for national and international tourists. Because temperature remains quite hot during summer, thus visit around October to March is recommended.

So, if you have intense desire to learn about Jaisalmer’s history and traditions, a visit to Folklore Museum would be a memorable experience.

Visit Folklore Museum with Sheesh Mahal Desert Camp

Sheesh Mahal Desert Camp organizes tour to Jaisalmer for national and international tourists at cost-effective range. As per customers’ requirements, group and individual tours are organized covering various sightseeing attractions of the city. Moreover, accommodation and car rental services are also arranged, as per specifications. Therefore, plan your visit to Folklore Museum and other attractions of Jaisalmer; we are there at your service round-the-clock.

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