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Folk Art Museum of Agios Nikolaos

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Quaint, musty little Cretan museum

Since the last review of this little museum in 2017, something has changed, which may make it more... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
CamiPiGio
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Brussels, Belgium
Small, central and dull

The museum is just around the corner from the tourist advice bureau and costs E3 per person. It is... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
petepenny
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uk
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Aug 25, 2018
“Quaint, musty little Cretan museum”
Oct 6, 2018
“As of early Oct, Museum is "closed for the winter"”
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2 K.Paleologou, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Unfortunately can't comment on the collection. Just a warning that the museum is currently closed for the winter (as of Oct 2) so maybe it closed at the end of September. Too bad, as there were loads of tourists around. So if you want to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Since the last review of this little museum in 2017, something has changed, which may make it more appealing: the entrance to the museum is now free. The museum is right in the centre of Agios Nikolaos, next to the tourist information bureau. When we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CamiPiGio
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The museum is just around the corner from the tourist advice bureau and costs E3 per person. It is ,or could be very much more interesting than it is if more written information was on display. The fairly large amount of items seem to cry...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank petepenny
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Opening hours are a bit hazy, but if you do find the place open, do go in! It gives you a bit of frame work of how crete develloped, a bit of folklore, a bit of couleur locale, traditions explained. The lady at recepeption is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank seolram
Reviewed January 21, 2017

This museum is well worth a look round for two reasons, firstly to get a better understanding of the culture and secondly to split up the day with a little "inside" out of the sun time.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JOHN H
Reviewed March 26, 2016

A good museum. Gives an insight into traditional dress and the way of a life not really seen in this modern age.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank AJDDOD
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Not much is written in English and what is, doesn't give you a lot of information. You can't take pictures, would be more interesting if you knew more about the exhibits. I wouldn't recommend going.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank pennyh872
Reviewed September 18, 2015

Visit. It helps the economy and there's some lovely embroidery and carvings and other interesting stuff

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank MavisCrewitt
Reviewed September 9, 2015

An interesting folk museum which gives you an insight into the dress of the day also more or less how the people lived

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ronald H
Reviewed August 23, 2015

We spent 45mins out of the heat in this little museum in Agios Nikolaos. 4€ per adult, children free. Lovely collection of items, photos and books from the recent past of the town. Beautiful embroidery.... why don't the Cretian gift shops sell reproductions of these,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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