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Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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a little gem

this small private museum allows visitors a quick overview of local history through fashion - most... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Athens, Greece
Beware winter hours: doesn't open until 11am

Had planned to spend morning here and was disappointed to miss it because all web searches say it... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
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Vasileos Alexandrou 1 | Sofroni, Nafplio 21100, Greece
+30 2752 028947
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small building provides many exhibits on the daily life and people of the Peloponnese. Multi-floored, there is an elevator for those unable to climb stairs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary J
Reviewed January 15, 2019

this small private museum allows visitors a quick overview of local history through fashion - most enjoyable especially for a group with kids. worth seeing!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mhat_travel
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Had planned to spend morning here and was disappointed to miss it because all web searches say it opens at 9 or 9:30 am but it doesn't open till 11am Oct-May.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lroden
Reviewed October 31, 2018

My wife and I really enjoyed our visit to the Peloponnese Folklore Foundation. It gives the visitor great insights into the life of the people in the Peloponnese in the past, their homes, clothing, etc. Exhibits are well documented and you can take photographs of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

The Folklore museum is a great way to spend an hour or so in Nafplio. The displays give a real insight into the way life was lived here not so long ago. The floor with the looms and textiles is particularly interesting - some of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Baobabgirl
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We were quite impressed with this charming museum. The costumes, furniture, and objects of art brought us back in time to Nafplio in the 18th century. A delightful way to spend some time while in this delightful city.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LisaD90265
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

A charming small museum with lovely displays of gorgeous costumes and artifacts of everyday Greek history. Interesting displays and historical information to enhance your appreciation of Nafpolio's rich history.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jeffrey E
Reviewed November 27, 2017

This museum has a great range of costumes from the Peloponnese area as well as some furniture and other household items and a bit of clothing and social history. The exhibition is very professional and while small, is well worth an hours browsing. The shop...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Debbie K
Reviewed October 21, 2017

An unexpected find and a bargain at only 2 euros admission, this private museum houses an eclectic and personal collection of items from childhood toys and dining room furniture and table settings to the beautifully-decorated traditional costumes which are characteristic of the area, both for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ian C
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This is a charming museum. At €2 pp it's a bargain! Several floors of exhibits, particularly clothing and furniture from 19th century on. It gave a fascinating insight into life in this period.

Date of experience: October 2017
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