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Gharb Folklore Museum

99 Pjazza il-Knisja, Gharb, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2156 1929
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Curious and Brilliant

When you first go in, it looks a bit like an antique / junk shop, but once you start going into all... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
sellythebaker
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Kent, United Kingdom
A glimpse into the crafts and way of life of the past.

We loved this private collection of artifacts from Gozo's past. There are 28 rooms filled with... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
lindy843
,
Devizes, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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99 Pjazza il-Knisja, Gharb, Island of Gozo, Malta
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+356 2156 1929
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

When you first go in, it looks a bit like an antique / junk shop, but once you start going into all the different rooms, you realise this is a wonderful collection of traditional pieces. It may not be slick, but that adds to the...More

Thank sellythebaker
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We loved this private collection of artifacts from Gozo's past. There are 28 rooms filled with interesting items themed into every activity performed by former village folk in times gone, including baking, wine making, black-smithing, carpentry, weaving, cheese making, farming, worshipping, travelling, and much more....More

Thank lindy843
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Visited folklore museum several times during my visit from Aprl 14 TO 21 2017. Each time outer door of museum was open but door leading into museum was closed. There was a sign at door to call a phone number if no one was there...More

1  Thank JMMAP
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Located at Gharb Gozo, this is certainly something on your list of things to do to get a feel for the folklore of the islands There is lots of variety and interesting to see not you've missed!

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Cost €5 each to see what is essentially a very poorly maintained display of old machinery and a few artefacts. Could not in all honesty recommend a visit here. Very disappointing and unimpressive

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It is a private-owned museum hosted in an 18th-century village house. Historic objects associated with Gozo’s traditional trades, crafts and pass times are what are exhibited out here and it reminded me of similar I see in villages in Cyprus. On the whole the island...More

Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The ideal place where history, culture and tradition meet and one can experience ancestors' work at first hand. The museum is situated exactly in a lovely quiet square of Gharb, Gozo.

1  Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This beautiful rhiad style house is in the centre of Gharb by the bus-stop and packed with amazing items from all aspects of traditional local life. There is limited printed info' but the owner is there to answer any questions you may have; my only...More

1  Thank Denise B
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Folklore Museum, nothing special, but kind people and they all volunteer, so what can you expect more??

Thank Pauline V
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours looking around well worth a visit. Friendly staff and lots of interesting facts and items to look at

Thank mmb354
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