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National Folk Heritage Museum

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“bhutanese house”(24 reviews)
“olden days”(7 reviews)
“life style”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Thimphu, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 322 215
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All reviews bhutanese house olden days life style village life traditional home apple trees multi storied local liquor traditional rice bhutanese culture traditional farm on display bhutanese food an interesting place better understanding souvenir shop two hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a must visit place. It helps one to learn a lot about Bhutan History and Culture. It is in the heart of Bhutan Capital City Thimphu

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kejarokop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the entry it looks as just nothing. Enter and you go through the old village life of Bhutan. It unfolds step by step. Buy the local wine . It tastes like whiskey and a bit strong. It is cheap too. Must enjoy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SatyendraJain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice old house that tells you about the life of the traditional Bhutanese. A guide will be useful to have, for s/he can tell you more about the instruments, dresses, weapons or vessels on display. At the entrance you will be greeted by a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DesiBudgetTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It depends on people's tastes as to what they enjoy. I love crafts that were on display. To all folk craft enthusiasts - I would recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CiprianoDsouza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum shows the village life in Bhutan. The traditional farm equipment and vessels are on display in a hut like setting. The place gives you a better understanding of the way that houses in Bhutan were organized in the bygone era. The local liquor...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Filiform
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the Queen mother's house was supposed to be the big attraction - not! area is of some interest but not much

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roslyn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is wonderfully set up in a traditional manner to give visitors the closest idea of the traditional way of life in Bhutan. Complete with traditional tools and structures of daily needs, its a must visit for visitors seeking deeper understanding of Bhutanese life....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anirban S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A place which realistically recreates an old world rural Bhutanese abode and displays things actually used then. A must visit of you are in Thimpu. Requires 30~45 mins to cover the place. Photography is not allowed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RGoel123
Reviewed 11 November 2018

See local masks and what they mean. There is a short video describing the dances and masks. Photos of the King with VIPs are in the next room. In the last room there is a display of flora, fauna and wildlife you can expect to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Normally Bhutan is all about Hills, Valleys, Monks & Monastery .... so visiting this place gives you a good feel of experiencing some of the cultural angels.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kedar2015
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