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Folklore Museum

| Kastro, Mykonos Town, Greece
+30 2289 022591
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| Kastro, Mykonos Town, Greece
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+30 2289 022591
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Folklore Museum is a good historical find away from the general throng of the Mykonos Old Town Alleyways. Free Entrance......a Donation is Voluntary for the upkeep......shows you the artefacts of Mykonian Life in a bygone age. A Guide is on hand to supply information...More

Thank Brianngog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free entrance (with donations - it is up to you to choose amount), and the attendant was very helpful and took his time to guide us through. It is really nothing extremely special, but it offers a nice glimpse of life on the island, at...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More like wondering into the home of a collector with eclectic taste - keys and locks from different eras, plates, paintings, votive offerings in a pull out cabinet and a mock up of a living room and kitchen from the 19th or early 20th century....More

Thank Tey C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Eclectic mix of items, and overall in need of some improvement in the conditions for the displays, which were interesting.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Folklore Museum is ideally located in Kastro neighbourhood of Mykonos, in close proximity to Paraportiani. The Folklore Museum is the brainchild of Professor Vasilios Kyriazopoulos and the museum was formally opened to the public way back in the year 1958. The Mykonos Folk Museum...More

1  Thank gauravgoel73
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Interesting and the male in charge was very obliging and helpful - unlocking glass doors so photographs of religious votives (left for the virgin Mary in churches) could be taken and gave me an old postcard of the church next door (1948).

Thank SilverLinerSLK
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This museum has accumulated an eclectic collection of Greek items from the area. Don't miss the downstairs where there is a boat and some truly unusual historical items. They have some hand made items for sale. The gentleman there was very helpful and full of...More

Thank sja321
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This was a hidden gem...a very small sign inviting you in. The museum was located in the oldest home on Mykonos. A knowledgeable guide showed us around.

Thank barenda
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this little museum and it was an interesting peek in to the history and culture of Mykanos. We were the only visitors and the man running the museum was helpful and oddly engaging. It is tiny and packed from floor to ceiling...More

Thank Brittany P
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We fell on this by chance and were thrilled we did. The man who works there is so passionate about his subject its contagious. The museum isn't well funded locally so please support him with a contribution. You'll get alot out of this if you...More

Thank Christie A
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Response from David Y | Reviewed this property |
in my memory, free. i think there was a box for contributions
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Rakesh T
24 June 2016|
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Response from Joao V | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember unfortunately bu was not expensive.
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