One of the most well-liked tourist attractions in Thimphu is the National Folk Heritage Museum, popularly known as Phelchey Toenkhyim. On July 28, 2001, Her Majesty, Queen Ashi Dorji Wangchuck, officially opened the National Folk Heritage Museum in Thimphu with the goal of preserving and protecting the traditional and moral qualities of indigenous Bhutanese culture. The National Folk Heritage Museum in Thimphu is a must-see destination in Bhutan for travelers who are interested in learning about the traditional and undeveloped way of life of the Bhutanese people.
Bhutan’s National Folk Heritage Museum in Thimphu and all the other tourist places can be visited quite comfortably if you actually opt for a tour package that includes all the amenities such as pick up, drop off, car for sightseeing, pre-booked accommodation, and more. Call for a pocket-friendly tour package now.
The three-story building of the National Folk Heritage Museum does not consist of a single nail and is only made with timber and wood. To maintain authenticity the building of the National Folk Heritage Museum was restored from the Wang Dynasty.
Here are the hours for visiting the Thimphu National Folk Heritage Museum. Visitors can visit the National Folk Museum of Thimphu at any time from Tuesday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday and Sunday, with the exception of Monday and other national holidays. The National Folk Heritage Museum in Thimphu charges the following admission fee: For SARRC Residents: 30 Nu; for Non-Residents: 150 Nu. ( Please Note, the entry fee of this Museum is subject to change).
By Road- From the Clock Tower Square of Thimphu, the Folk Heritage Museum is only 15 minutes’ walking distance away. It is located on Pedzoe Lam road.
By Air- International travelers trying to visit this Heritage Museum have to first board a flight to Paro Airport, the only international airport in Bhutan. From there, the road is the only option to go there.
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