The Folklore Museum at Mysore, India, is a museum which exhibits people artwork and crafts from all around the kingdom of Karnataka. The folklore museum that consists of consultant collections of artwork and crafts from all over Karnataka. The museum was based in 1968. It is placed inside the University of Mysore in the Manasagangothri campus in the Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion. Since its basis the University of Mysore has contributed to study of folklore, and the museum has been evolved to its present degree by way of pupils including P. R. Thippeswamy, Javeregowda and Jeesham Paramashivaiah. P. R. Thippeswamy brought cloth from all over Karnataka to boom the museum's collection.
As a folklore museum it not only showcases items but also factors of song, dance and drama. The big doll wing has statues and huge dolls utilized in dances which encompass Soma, Talebhutha, Kaibhutha, Maari, and Gadi Maari. The folklife wing has instruments used by farmers, blacksmiths, goldsmiths, boatmen, fishermen, potters, cobblers and different artisans. It also consists of household gadgets like lamps, weapons, agriculture implements, cooking utensils, measures, churns, weaving implements, pots, beads, baskets, items of people games and garb.