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National Folk Heritage Museum, Thimphu

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Step back in time on a tour of National Folk Heritage Museum, a traditional 19th-century Bhutanese farmhouse that offers a glimpse into the typical rural lifestyle. Established in 2001, the museum stands among wheat and millet fields, featuring a water mill with antique stones, as well as a restaurant that serves local cuisine. Take a guided tour of the three-story building to acquaint yourself with the typical Bhutanese household, see a variety of items and equipment, and learn about their origins and uses. To visit National Folk Heritage Museum on your holiday in Thimphu, and find out what else Thimphu has to offer, use our Thimphu holiday planner.
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  • Ethnographic museum which reproduce the farmers in Bhutan. And to reproduced kamado in a farmer's House and spirits to make the frugal living Buri can understand with all five senses.
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  • though most often not listed at a sightseeing point, this provides a good insight into the traditional lifestyle of the bhutanese people and is well worth a visit.  more »
  • A really good place to visit. It has all the details about Bhutan and it's culture and it's very fascinating to know about it.  more »