A Cultural, Architectural, Historical, Art and Heritage Treasure Trove...

Come... Let's welcome the Monsoon... 
June 1st to Sept 30th  

Monsoon Rains are Here!!!

Please follow these instructions while planning your visit to Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village Museum.

1. Wear slip-ons or any rainy wear which is easily removable footwear. Don't wear shoes. 
2. Bring umbrellas. Raincoats are not allowed to be worn inside the Heritage Structures.
3. Don't carry umbrellas inside the structures during the tours. Keep them outside.
3. Electric vehicle services are not available from June 1st, 2024 to 30th Sept, 2024. (May vary)
4. Wipe your feet dry on the door mat before you enter every structure to avoid slipping and also helping us to keep the structures neat and clean.
5. Avoid bringing any eatables as they are strictly not allowed inside.

Enjoy and feel the unique experience of walking in the rains through lanes and by-lanes...

What to see!

A time travel into the country's rich heritage and cultural treasure trove.

11 Heritage Structures
Houses of Malnad, South Canara, North Canara, Historical Structures from North Karnataka and many more..

8 Traditional Shrines
Shrines from various parts of Karnataka which includes 13th century Harihara Mandir.

3 Museums & 40 odd shops

Tribal Art Museum from Bastar-Chattisgarh, Folk Deities of South Canara being the main attraction.
Shops, Lanes and By-Lanes of the bygone era.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. The museum is run by a private not-for-profit charitable trust and there is an entry fee to view the museum. 
Your contribution will go for the development and upkeep of the museum and the vernacular structures restored inside.

The entry fee for adults is INR. 300.00 only, INR. 150.00 for students and Senior Citizens. Valid photo ID is needed to avail discounts. 
Children below 11 years are allowed FREE of cost.
Please Note: No special entry fee for overseas visitors and is same to all. 

The normal working days and hours of the museum are:
Open On: Tuesdays to Sundays. Monday is a weekly off
Timings: Morning 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. No entry after 3:45 PM. The counter will be closed after that. As one needs at least 1 1/2 hours to see the entire museum, the gates will be closed thereafter.
Any holidays or changes in the working hours or days will be announced well in advance on our website and social media platforms i.e. Facebook and Instagram.

Sorry! There are no restaurants or eateries inside the site.
Food, soft drinks or any other eatables are strictly not allowed inside the museum.

Sorry! pets are strictly not allowed inside. As its a public place other visitors may be put to inconvenience.

There are concessions for groups only if the total numbers are more than 50. However concessional tours are available for school/college excursions and students with an official letter from the institution, school/college and/or valid ID issued by the school/college authority.
All the rights are reserved and solely left to the discretion of the management of Hasta Shilpa Trust, Manipal as far as concession to other groups are concerned and can't be claimed as a right. 

Contact Us


+91 0820 257 4577
+91 98452 29701


Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village Museum
Opp: Hotel Lake View, Alevoor Road,
Manipal, Udupi District, Karnataka State

Working Hours

10:00 - 05:00
Entry to the museum will be closed after 3.45 PM

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