Folklore Museum of

Agios
Nikolaos

Folklore Museum of Agios Nikolaos
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Konstantinou Paleologou Street 41, Agios Nikolaos

The Folklore Museum of Agios Nikolaos was founded in 1978 and is housed in the Old Port Service by Lake Voulismeni. Most of the exhibited objects were donated by the Touring Club of Agios Nikolaos.

The museum contains a collection of authentic and rare samples of Cretan art, especially weaving and embroidery. Moreover, the visitors will see everyday objects of a traditional Cretan household, a collection of old icons, a rich collection of wooden small objects, manuscripts and other priestly books, old documents referring to local history, agricultural tools, a loom, old photographs, coins, traditional music instruments etc.

Impressive is the collection of weapons donated by the General Ioannis Alexakis, with pieces from the Ottoman era and the Balkan Wars.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Lassithi Prefecture
  • Type: Museum
  • Accessibility: Bus services
  • Phone: +30 2841025093

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