Folklore Museum of

Polios

Polios’s Folklore Museum
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The Folklore Museum is located in the village Asteri, 13km west of the city of Rethymno. It started its operation in 2009 and is housed in a traditional Cretan house, transformed in a cozy private museum, with passion and love of George Polioudakis.

All exhibits are traditional and come from the houses and mansions of the surrounding area. It includes a traditional corner of the living room with the fireplace and the chair with one hand (the other should be free to holdguns), a dining room, a kitchen with all its utensils, a corner with traditional looms, the bedroom with a traditional carved crib and children's toys.

There is also an exterior room with tools from traditional occupations, such as farmer, farrier, shoe maker, carpenter, mason, and others.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Rethymnon Prefecture
  • Type: Museum
  • Accessibility: Paved road
  • Opening Hours: 8:00-20:00
  • Entrance Fee (€): Free
  • Website: www.poliouhouse.com
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  • Phone: +30 2831071771, +30 6970014120

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