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Address: | Kastro, Mykonos Town, Greece
Phone Number: 30 22890 - 22 591
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Great place with lots of history!

Very limited hours of operation here at the Folkore Museum but do come for a visit if you have some spare time at the end of the day as they open at 5:30p.m.-8:30p.m. M-Sat and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must visit for all Mykonian fans. Located just behind the famous Jackie'O and Babylon night clubs. The museum guide,Mr. Panagiotis Giokas is very knowledgeable , warm and friendly with all tourists and he reflects a history with all the collection he holds and maintains today in this museum.

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parisf
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Very limited hours of operation here at the Folkore Museum but do come for a visit if you have some spare time at the end of the day as they open at 5:30p.m.-8:30p.m. M-Sat and 5:30-8p.m on Sun., There are a lot of items from the history of the Mykonos Old Port collected from an old Sea Captain, which included... More 

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Thank ChillyWilly2
Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Near to Paraportiani church this is well worth a visit with its eclectic collection of traditional items relating to cycladic life - the guide to the museum is well worth purchasing and has interesting articles on life and agriuculture

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Thank YsanneB
Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Memories of Mykonos life, much of it donated by the family of the first resident. The displays cover many aspects of life: work, relaxation, worship. Speak to the curator to get the explanations of everything, it is much more worthwhile than viewing it alone.

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Thank Captain_Condor
The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is a free museum with a nice and interesting history. It's located in the former captain's house. The guy gave a tour and told us a lot about artifacts and history.

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Thank Hans V
london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

An interesting place comprised mainly of the collection of one individual who used to be a captain. There is a curator who shares some stories and is very willing to answer questions. They also have a little brochure printed to give some background. It's not a must see place but if you're walking by and it's open, then it's worth... More 

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Wheeling IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great old captains house. Lots of artifacts from the original owners. A mini peep into Greek life before major tourism changed the town and its economic underpinnings. The docent/caretaker was very well informed. There are self-guided tours in several languages. Costumes, customs, furniture all combine there to show the family's interests, status and private possessions. Worth a stop.

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Thank wanderwoman43
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This museum is free to get into. It has an eclectic collection of things to introduce you to the way of life of the Mykonians. The have artwork, trinkets, antiques and boat replicas in the basement. The house itself is set up to reflect its time period. The museum is very small, but there is a lot of interesting stuff... More 

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Thank Tygerness
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I do recommend seeing this small museum. It's unique, free, and in a central location. This may have been the strangest museum I've ever been too. It looked like an indoor garage sale with minimal organization. Some highlights were: a 10 foot model ship, mannequins in traditional garb, four sewing machines, and a paper mache pelican.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Small charming museum. I wish they had a bigger budget to better showcase those pieces of Mykonos history. Easy to find by the water. For those who want to see more than shops, shops, shops in town.

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