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Folklore Museum

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A peak into the past

The museum consists of a maze of rooms in 3 former town houses. The buildings themselves are of... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Dundee, United Kingdom
Interesting insights

This museum gives you a good idea as to what daily life was like on Gozo in years gone by.. it is... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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Triq Melite Bernardo | Now called Grand Castello Historic House, not Folklore museum, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT 1860, Malta
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Nice old house, but not too many exhibits, almost no costumes, few videos of dances and music playing, very few exhibits,

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

The house is set over several floors and gives you a real flavour of life hundreds of years ago, from the mill to the weaving to the kitchens. It's a bit of a maze and some parts go outside. We also met a friendly kitty...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

The museum consists of a maze of rooms in 3 former town houses. The buildings themselves are of interest and the contents show typical living areas, workshop contents, occupations and crafts etc. Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Macbroughty
Reviewed June 9, 2018

This museum housed over a number of floors within old buildings gives a very fine introduction to life on the island.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ivor M
Reviewed May 20, 2018

This museum gives you a good idea as to what daily life was like on Gozo in years gone by.. it is on various floors of the old house so there is quite a lot of walking up and down stairs. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank anm53
Reviewed March 27, 2018

The folklore museum is housed in the Gran Castello historic house of the Citadel, which is a medieval building dating to the early 16th century. Entry is through the combined Citadel ticket (5 Euros) from the visitor centre. The exhibits were spread over 3 floors...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank zubenel57
Reviewed March 19, 2018

An excellent introduction to life on Gozo in a wonderful example of a local house. Admission was part of inclusive ticket to the Citadel's attractions.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Donal M
Reviewed November 11, 2017

The Historic House provides a good history of the life of the people of Gozo: how they raised and processed their food, made their clothes and their music. You move from room-to-room with well-explained displays of, for example, typical peasant outfits, fishing nets, bagpipes. A...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Iambic
Reviewed November 4, 2017

A fascinating insight into the past of the Citadel. This townhouse has been turned into a folklore museum which shows the different aspects of the past lives of the inhabitants of the Citadel. There are many small audio visual displays as well as many interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mags
Reviewed October 28, 2017

One of the few remaining buildings within the Citadel. Worth a visit though it'll only take a while if you get lost in the maze of rooms!

Date of experience: October 2017
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