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
An Annual 'Lolay'2016..
Nyilo a day coinciding with the “Winter SOLSTICE” is an auspicious day celebrated as a new year. The annual » read more
Oct 28, 2015
Lolay (Winter Solstice) of the Lunar Calendar..
Lolay is a Festival, Usually performed on the Eve of the (Winter Solstice) of the Lunar Calendar to celebrate the New Year and » read more
Jan 02, 2015
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FHM Announcements
Come and be a part of the Live Demonstration in the Museum...
Continuing the Tradition A Live Demonstration of Ara Making, Weaving Yathra and Roasting rice … read more
Feb 09, 2017
Museum activity updates(The museum offers more options for Live Demonstrations)..
  The Folk Heritage Museum provides various demonstrations to the guest with live preparation in the… read more
Feb 09, 2017
Annual Retreat(Folk Heritage Museum Notice to close the Museum)..
This is to inform all the visitors and Local Travel operators that the folk heritage museum under Tarayana foundation… read more
Dec 21, 2016
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