Location: Situated on the banks of Gadsisar Lake in the Mehar Bagh, Jaisalmer Folklore Museum was established by NK Sharma. This museum is present close to the well known Gadi Sagar and the Tilon ki Pol.
Description: A relatively latest addition in the city of Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer Folklore Museum was founded in the year 1984. One of the most important museums, this place is fast gaining popularity amongst the travelers who are looking for serene ambiance. The museum is distributed into six sections which include the folklore items, such as jewelry, hairstyle, paintings, costumes, fossils and photographs. Jaisalmer Folklore Museum portrays the rich culture and history of the region. This museum also houses a large collection of old coins, post cards and manuscripts. A large amount of information regarding the extensive culture of Rajasthan is also depicted in this museum.
Activities: Visitors can have a look at the videos that are displayed in the Jaisalmer Folklore Museum. These videos show musicians who can perfectly play the royal instruments. The tragic love story of princess Moomal and Maharaja Mahendra is also depicted through these videos. This attraction remains on the must visit list of the travelers who have keen interest in learning more about the history of Jaisalmer.