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The Faltaits Historical and Folklore Museum

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Address: Plateia Rupert Brooke, Greece
Phone Number: 0222/91-232
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A great place to visit and immerse yourself in Skyros culture. Be careful of the opening times. Don't forget to ask to see the Greek theatre.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

A great place to visit and immerse yourself in Skyros culture. Be careful of the opening times. Don't forget to ask to see the Greek theatre.

Thank Spookie26
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

the place where the museum is located, the different theme floors, the people that worked in it because they explain everything about the old time in Skyros the traditional clothes.Everyone must visit it

Thank Eleni K
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Beautiful small museum with a nice selection of folklor items representative of local tradition. It's worth a visit!

Thank Juan E
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I really liked my visit to this museum. Fabulous Views. Very good in terms of familiarising yourself with the history of the island. There is a real sense of history about this house tool. Magnificent views.

Thank Tourist1054
Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This museum will definitely surprise you! An integrated museum that constantly keeps visitor's interest.

Thank Akis K
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The museum is a family's private collection of important historical artefacts, documents and the very important local folk art that is still going strong to this day. Housed in the family's home and lovingly displayed local pottery, needlework and woodwork that the island is famous for, plus a rather strange and eclectic art made and collected by the most recent... More 

Thank OTT12
Santa Ana, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visited the Faltaits museum, which used to be the family home. The artist's wife still is a docent there. We were unfamiliar with his work, but found the collection of antiques and artwork there very interesting. It was also interesting to see the layout of the traditional house.

Thank tkt1961
Athens, Greece
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Absolutely packed with items of great historical and folklore importance. An old manor, which has been renovated to house all these articles, and which is situated in a place with an amazing view. Worth visiting, and it is funded by the petty 2euro entrance fee and the sales from their little souvenir shop.

Thank OLGA A
Woking, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The museum connects island's past and present throught the private collection of a provost familly; Cloth, furniture, books, tools, arms and some very rare and important documents from the Greek Indipendence War against the turks. A small ticket of 2 euros.Strongly recommended.

Thank bill k
Chania Town, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

It has some very important official documents and a bit of everything , folklore, history and art. The building itself is also very beautiful.

Thank clientsiman

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