Folk Heritage Museum

Folk Heritage Museum also known as Phelchey Toenkhyim was established on July 28th, 2001 with the initiative of the Queen Mother of Bhutan, Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck. Read More

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Welcome to the Folk Heritage Museum located in Kawajangsa, in the heart of the capital city, Thimphu.The Folk Heritage Museum is within the walking distance of the National Library of Bhutan and the National Institute for zorig choesum (13 Traditional Arts). The Folk Heritage Museum dedicates itself to connecting people with the rich Bhutanese Folk heritage and rural history through exhibits, demonstrations, educational programs and documentation of Bhutanese rural life. The Museum will strive to disseminate the rich cultural heritage across generations by preserving it in different forms.     

FHM News
Bhutan Week in India, 23rd- 30th September 2018..
Folk Heritage Museum showcasing the unique culture of Bhutan in New Delhi to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between Bhutan and India . » read more
Oct 05, 2018
Commemorative Banknotes and Silver Coins are now available for sale at the Museum souvenir shop..
                  1. Commemorative banknote album (100 Ngultrum denomination) of the Royal » read more
Oct 05, 2018
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FHM Announcements
Notice about office opening during Thimphu Dromchoe &Thimphu Tshechus..
Please be informed that the Folk Heritage Museum will be open to the public during Thimphu Dromchoe &Thimphu… read more
Aug 20, 2018
Celebration of "Lolay" ..
  The  office  will be closed  Janaury  2nd & 3rd ,2018   for the Nyilo… read more
Dec 27, 2017
Live Demonstration..
In an effort to preserve and promote the unique tradition and culture heritage of our country, the Folk Heritage Museum… read more
Sep 08, 2016
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