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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
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+30 698 508 5725
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite museum in Chania. Highly personal and enchanting. You arrive to the sound of a waterfall running down the staircase accompanied by the sound of an elderly woman creating fantastic naive embroideries of Cretan life on her sewing machine. ❤️

Thank Thalia T
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The folk museum was a very pleasant surprise. Situated in a very commercial strip of a very touristy side of town, its content surpassed my expectations. The artefacts cover an extensive area of interests, from artistic folk costumes and carpets, to day to day objects...More

Thank AnkaSyd2015
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Easy to miss, since it is down an alley leading to the Catholic church, the Folklore Museum is housed in an old house and presents rooms filled with all kinds of things (embroidery, linens, kitchenware, etc.) The lovely lady is one of the few left...More

Thank Panajody
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Lovely embroidery work. Interesting displays. Worth calling in for a look around. If you ask questions the staff are happy to answer.

Thank Trudy M
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Wife and I both enjoyed this, gives an insight to 'old Crete' before tourism and modern life. Craftsmanship is on display on many levels. Takes no more than an hour.

Thank IanMinshall
Reviewed 19 June 2016

interesting collection of antiques and textiles, a rabbit warren of rooms to browse. take your time, there is a lot to see

Thank treemillie
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I popped in for a visit while my husband took a nap after lunch. It was a sweet Museum and worth a short visit but my husband wouldn't have been interested at all. The woman in charge however is Very Talented and her needlepoint artwork...More

Thank satellitesue1
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The Museum is actually a private eclectic collection showing living conditions and artefacts from years gone. The rooms are tiny but the exhibits are interesting at the same time. Besides the folklore and traditional exhibits, there is a collection of tools, traditional home handicraft, and...More

1  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 21 May 2016

It is a private eclectic collection showing living conditions and artefacts from years gone. The rooms are tiny and a bit dark but interesting at the same time. Besides the folklore and traditional exhibits, there is a collection of tools, traditional home handicraft, and rural...More

1  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I adored the white hand made artifacts that are displayed all over the rooms. A real traditional Cretan house

Thank Despina S
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