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
Folk Heritage Museum has officially launched its first ever souvenir shop on 1st August, 2018...
  The Museum Souvenir Shop is located at the Folk Heritage Museum premises and is now open to the public. Objectives of the Museum Exhibition » read more
Aug 08, 2018
Performance of Lolay on the eve of Winter solstice 2nd &3rd January 2018..
 Lolay is a special occasion celebrated by the people of Sha Wang Pasum during the eve of the winter solstice of the Lunar Calendar.This is a » read more
Jul 11, 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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