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Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal in Udaipur

Udaipur, apart from lakes and forts, is highly known for its museums preserving the art of the state. Among them is the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal. This museum is one of the most important tourist attractions of the different galleries and museums in Rajasthan. 

Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal in Udaipur is the ideal place for those scholars and students interested in research work on Rajasthan's culture and traditional art. 

History of Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal 

Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal was formed by Padma Shri Devilal Samar in the year 1952. This is a museum of folk art that makes a beautiful display of dolls, puppets, masks, ornaments, paintings, folk dresses, and musical instruments. In addition to this impressive collection, this cultural center of Udaipur also organizes folk performances. These folk performances are one of the crowd pullers of Udaipur Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal. Puppet shows which this cultural center also organizes, attract mainly small children.

Udaipur Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal is an initiative to protect Udaipur's culture and traditional art along with other various Rajasthani cities. This cultural center of Udaipur is the treasure house of art and culture of the entire state of Rajasthan.

The authorities often perform in this institute. In fact, this has made Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal an ideal platform for showcasing various art performances that have earned worldwide recognition and fame. This institute is formed mainly to preserve the charm of the erstwhile time.

Timings of Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal Udaipur

The perfect time to visit this cultural institute is from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Note: Special Show Puppet & Folk Dance Timings - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Entry Fee of Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal Udaipur


Adults (Indian)

Children (Indians)

Folklore Museum & Puppet Show

INR 25

INR 15

Special Puppet Show & Folk Dance 

INR 40

INR 20

Combo tickets (for the above two)

INR 60


Museum Entry Fee

INR 20


Note: Tickets are only available up to 5:30 pm.

How to Reach the Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum

Udaipur has the main airport, Maharana Pratap Airport, about 23 km from the museum. Hire a cab to reach here. Else, take a train from major cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Surat, etc., to Udaipur Railway Station, about 3.5 km from Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal.

Several government buses run in Udaipur from various states and within the city. Also, Udaipur is connected to prominent places via NH8.

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