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Folklore Museum of Chania

46B Halidon, Chania Town, Crete 731 34, Greece
+30 698 508 5725
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46B Halidon, Chania Town, Crete 731 34, Greece
+30 698 508 5725
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Not sure if it's worth a visit as it's very small. We only went here as it was a very wet day. If you have half an hour to spare then it's worth a quick look around.

Thank gingernut_brum
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Sometimes I feel rotten writing reviews like this, but I really don't think the folklore museum is worth even the €2 entry fee. It is a dusty jumble of bits of old Cretan life put together with no explanation in English, and very little in...More

1  Thank Ollerbarrow
Reviewed 22 August 2017

It's next to the archeological museum, very cute with very gentle people to help you if you have any questions. Very interesting .. museum, you learn a lot about the life in Crete mostly in villages maybe about 60 years ago and more.

Thank georgia b
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This was a very interesting museum, and shows Greek/Cretan life how it used to be. It is nicely put together and there are some fabulous embroideries on display, as well as traditional rooms, clothes and tools for weaving, wine making and farming. Only adults (over...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This small museum, tucked away beside the Catholic Church, near the port area, is very well worth a visit. It packs into three or four small rooms items that show Cretan life until the very recent past. The memorabilia are fascinating and well laid out....More

Thank Maggi1949
Reviewed 30 May 2017

At 2 Euros entrance fee, you might think this is some sort of cheap deal. It's quite the opposite, well worth a visit because the main objective is NOT to make money. The most fascinating thing about this tiny, endearing museum is the story behind...More

Thank june202015
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Situated in the old town accessed through an alleyway this little folk museum is worth a visit. It is small but crammed with memorabilia of a bygone era. A good way to avoid the midday sun for 30 minutes or so. Quaint!!

Thank wellworntraveller
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The Folklore Museum located in a small higgledy-piggledy house is packed with examples of everyday life in the near past in Crete - household; art and crafts; farming and music. I particularly enjoyed the albums of photographs from early in the 20th century and the...More

1  Thank HallyHoHo
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a small museum which is worth searching for. It is in a typical building and is set out very well to demonstrate the Greek way of life. The person who runs it also produces the most wonderful craft work. Not a place for...More

Thank margaretcooksey
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Tiny museum but worth the price of admission even if only to see the hand made (sewing machine) embroidered works of art made by the woman who runs the museum. Colorful, intricate depictions of local life made real by the artist's talent.

Thank DEcho5
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