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Folklore Museum of Gouves

Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
+30 2897 041339
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Not sure about this place, there was a lot of things and pictures, but no information (in English... read more

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rfman
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Worth the Visit

Tucked away this little gem has an interesting collection of old farming and household equipment... read more

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Santoriniblue
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“Gouves Museum” is located on the main commercial street of Kato Gouves. It has a large collection of original objects and photographs that offer insight into the everyday life and events of the residents of Gouves and Crete in the last century. Witness the real artifacts of our ancestors and get a better understanding of the history of this beautiful place.
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“olive press” (3 reviews)
“take photos” (2 reviews)
“single room” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
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+30 2897 041339
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Reviewed today

Not sure about this place, there was a lot of things and pictures, but no information (in English) so we wandered about for 15mins and left.

Thank rfman
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Reviewed today

Tucked away this little gem has an interesting collection of old farming and household equipment. There are also some wonderful photos . Well worth the walk to find it.

Thank Santoriniblue
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Extremely friendly host and a little bit of local history thrown in. Fantastic value at €2 per person.

Thank Marie S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wide range of aspect of Cretan life well grouped and carefully presented. If you visit, make sure you go round it at least twice - each time you'll see something new. It's not just a place to pop into to get our of the...More

Thank Brian W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but well presented local museum. minimal written text but each display explained by artfully placed hint ie, olive oil bottle placed on olive press. Enthusiastic curator who was happy to take photos of us with various exhibits. good value @ 2euros

Thank Marion A
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

I try to get to a local museum wherever I am staying and must say I really enjoyed this one. It is small and without much labelling but packed with artifacts, photos, art etc. which are so well presented that they tell their own story,...More

Thank angelaaF1313UH
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Very interesting, worth a visit. can be found on the cross roads in Gouves. Look for the sign post Museum

Thank BobGraham441
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Authentic and interesting, and the staff took great photographs for our group. A must see, we almost missed this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank msump
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

I was there with my husband and our little boy, 5 years. We had a fantastic experience. Our son was very curious to know about every corner of that small but wonderful museum. The host, Vangeline made our visit very pleasant. I encourage you to...More

1  Thank Gabriela-Ioana
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

This is such a lovely little museum . Yes it's all in one room but it's so interesting . If you take time and look at everything . It's a good hour . Cost couple of euros and in the heat of the day it's...More

Thank COCKY1LANDIE
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DaveWNorfolk
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Geo B |
It is but the stuff should be informed when a person on wheelchair arrives, in order the special entrance to be opened.
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LollyBuckinghamshire
August 11, 2017|
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Response from BobGraham441 | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours are 9.00am to 2.00pm Adults 2 Euros Reduced 1 Euro
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