Janapada Loka

Museum Address
Mysore Highway, State Highway 17, Ramanagar District, Doddamannugudde Forest
City
State
Karnataka
Pin Code
562159
Email
info@jaanapadaloka.org
Museum website
http://www.jaanapadaloka.org/visiting_places.html
When was the museum established?
1979
Main category
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The collection at Janapada Loka comprises folk artefacts from the Mysore region, such as dolls, puppets, village characters, village tools, and everyday objects. It also houses a big collection of  stone sculptures that date back to 400 years ago. Apart from exploring these collections, visitors can also attend folk performances, folk drama, or have a quiet boat ride in the lake Loka Sarovara

Photography
Yes
Videography
Yes
Cafeteria
Yes
Museum shop
No
Wheelchair friendly
No
Restroom
Yes
Drinking water
Yes
Locker room
Yes
Parking
Yes
Information in Braille
No
Workshops/seminars/lectures
Yes
Garden/picnic area
Yes
Audio/visual guides
No
Guided tours
Yes
Library and archives services
No
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
No
Any other facilities
Open amphitheater
Auditorium
No
Conference/ Seminar hall
No
Museum membership
No
Conservation lab
No
Research lab
No
Who manages the museum?
Others
Others:
Janapada Trust
Person-in-charge of the museum
Chairman
First Name
Shri T Thimme
Last Name
Gowda IAS (Retd)
What is the average duration to see the museum?
3-4 hours
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Is the museum currently closed?
No
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Wooden chariot
Gallery Images
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Wooden chariot
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View of the sculpture gallery
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Display of puppets
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Display of a variety of Chau masks
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Display of dhols in various sizes
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Display of different types of honey bee combs
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Interior view of the museum showing photos of dance performances and rituals
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Photo gallery
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Open amphitheater to watch live performances
Entry Fee
Applicable
Entry fee information
Kids Below 10 years: ₹10
Adults: ₹20
Foreigners: ₹100

Photography Charges: ₹100
Videography Charges: ₹500
Getting there
By car (70 kilometres away from the city centre)
Opening Days
Sunday
Monday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Opening Time
09:00 a.m.
Closing Time
05:30 p.m.