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
Notification of Office timing - Winter season ..
This is to inform the public that the winter timing (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) will commence from 1st November 2018 till 28th of February 2019 at Folk » read more
Nov 13, 2018
Notification ..
 The Folk Heritage Museum will remain  closed on 18th and 19th october 2018 for election day and Dassian » read more
Oct 17, 2018
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FHM Announcements
Traditional Art and Climate Change: An Art Exhibition ..
The Folk Heritage Museum is proud to host the art exhibition: "Rangzhin Netang ki Jutsal" at the… read more
Nov 26, 2018
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
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