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Folklore Museum

| Kastro, Mykonos Town, Greece
30 22890 - 22 591
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Ranked #10 of 13 attractions in Mykonos Town
Type: Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- Aug 6, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Super little museum with a very informative guide, who was so happy to help!. It was like stepping into a old house crammed full of antiques!! Very interesting but perhaps a little crowed and maybe could be better laid out. There were several smaller rooms that were not open to the public and some sections of the 4 display rooms... More

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The iconic windmills are worth a visit - but be warned that there is no explanation as to when they were built and what they were for. As to the folklore museum, it is supposed to have three branches including one of the windmills. Despite repeated attempts we could not find it, despite visiting the locations shown on the tourist... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Folklore Museum is situated in the Kastro area of Mykonos town near the old harbour. The museum had a large variety of displays but without buying the Official Guide could just be a jumble of old furniture and artefacts. The Guide makes sense of everything you see and divides the House into 6 ground floor displays and 2 courtyards.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The folklore museum is a treasure trove of artefacts that have been gathered over the years into separate collections - maritime, household, clothes, paintings, furniture and jewellry. It is well worth a visit if you are interested in social history, and the history of Mykonos over the last 3-400 years. The museum itself isn't in great condition - it's more... More

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Mykonos, Greece
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Nice and Simple and the people very helpful with their answers.My Sister had the chance to visit and although she did not expect it ,she was impressed with all the artefacts

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

It was so lovely to see how middle class Mykonions lived, this is a great little find, worth a visit. Just put a few Euros in the pot on the way out.

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Columbus, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

A great place to check out island like ... beautiful furniture and household accessories... A definite MUST-SEE while visiting the island

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