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Museum of Greek Folk Art, Athens

Museum of Greek Folk Art - Athens, Greece
Museum of Greek Folk Art
Kydathinaion 17, Athens, Greece 10558Map
+30 210 322 9031
Neighborhood: Plaka
Overview

This Plaka museum houses a splendid collection of Greek folk art. The museum's precious exhibits, the oldest of which date back to 1650, recreate the lifestyle of the Greek people and bear witness to their craftsmanship. The colorful costumes representing each region of Greece are impressive. Visitors can also admire other works of folk art such as embroidery, woodcarvings, silverware, handwoven rugs, pottery and paintings. The museum also organizes educational programs and a series of seasonal events in order to revive traditional customs connected with Easter, Carnival and Christmas. There is also a large archive and library at Museum of Greek Folk Art.

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Museum of Greek Folk Art General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Syntagma
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