Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal
Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum is famous for having a rare collection of articles in the museum. It is located in the building of Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal in the city of Udaipur. This rare compilation varies from typical rural-dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities, and paintings. Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal is started to encourage rich local arts and crafts of the Mewar region of Rajasthan. The local handicrafts and things of the art of the Mewar region are world-famous and attracted lots of tourism. Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum is one of step which extends their efforts to display the best art and craft of Mewar.
At the starting of the museum, there is displaying of the theater objects in a hall. Moving to another hall, a fabulous collection of tribal folk musical instruments and ornaments can be seen. Nearby there is a puppet theater, where one can enjoy watching a puppet show. Puppet show occurs at regular intervals. Moving to the opposite side of the theater, there are designs of henna handprints, decorated cow dung floors, and terra-cotta devras (small shrines) that come from the village of Molela near Nathdwara.
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal is a cultural institution based in Udaipur in Rajasthan state in India engaged in studying folk art, culture, songs, and festivals of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh and to popularise and propagate folk arts, folk dances, and folk literature. It was set up in 1952 by Mihir Chaudhary. Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum is one of the most famous museums of Udaipur, exhibiting the brilliant collection of folk articles of Rajasthan. This rare compilation varies from typical rural-dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities, and paintings. The museum is comfortably located in the building of Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal near Chetak Circle in Udaipur city.
Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal Timings
09.00 am – 04.00 pm. Closed on public holidays.
Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal Entry Fee
- Indian – 20 Rs
- Foreigner – 35 Rs
- Camera – 20 Rs
- Video – 50 Rs
How To Reach Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal
One can easily reach the Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum from the city by taking Local Buses, Auto-Rickshaws, and Taxis.