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Folk and Ethnological Museum

68 Leoforos Vassilissis Olgas, Thessaloniki 546 42, Greece
+30 231 088 9840
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Beautiful museum

This museum is very well organized. It is housed in one of the beautiful houses of the 19th century... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Aigli P
via mobile
The old Modiano family home

The building is beautiful inside from what we could see, not sure why there appears to be no... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“machinery” (2 reviews)
“demonstration” (2 reviews)
“costumes” (2 reviews)
68 Leoforos Vassilissis Olgas, Thessaloniki 546 42, Greece
+30 231 088 9840
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is very well organized. It is housed in one of the beautiful houses of the 19th century with a lot of history. They have a large collection of costumes and jewelry from different parts of Greece. They have an excellent exhibit of the...More

Thank Aigli P
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The building is beautiful inside from what we could see, not sure why there appears to be no history of this. The lady curator didn't speak English, accompanied us throughout, and turned on the machine exhibits. A surprisingly enjoyable and educational folk exhibition with a...More

Thank Grecophile2011
Reviewed 24 March 2016

One of the most beautiful preserved builidngs east of the centre, you can combine in with a walk by the promenade. It often hosts interesting exhibitions. What few people now is that they can enjoy their drink at the garden cafe

Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 25 July 2015

It is a very interesting museum, located in the heart of the town. It has very well informed photos coming from the history of Thessaloniki, and drives you through time. The yard and the garden offers a very nice spot for relaxing, especially during summer...More

1  Thank Filippos K
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The Folk and Ethnological Museum of Thessaloniki is housed on a neoclassical villa, worthy of visit in its own right. If I am not mistaken it is one of the villas of the affluent jewish family of Modiano in Thessaloniki and a beautiful building as...More

1  Thank Joan M
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Went with husband and 5 year old son. A lovely garden and a very child friendly museum. Many interactive devices that help children understand and see how the everyday activities of the past used to be, as making flour in a mill, spinning wool etc.It...More

Thank Jeni Z
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Interesting museum. Exhibits focus on everyday living in the past and how things were made/produced in Greece before mass industrialisation. Has a nice courtyard cafe. You can combine a visit to the museum with a walk along the sea promenade.

Thank tropssap
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Out along the Paralia to the south and east of the city of Thessaloniki is where the rich merchants built their houses in dying days of Ottoman rule. These houses with their private access to the sea were architectural gems but sadly most have been...More

1  Thank harehound
Reviewed 18 September 2012

This was a totally unexpected, pleasant surprise. The museum occupies the two floors of the Moderna villa in what is still an upscale neighborhood. The second floor houses a well organized, extensive exhibit of fok customs from the area and special wedding customs and ceremonies.....More

1  Thank chasmania
Reviewed 18 August 2012

This museum ,situtated in a very nice area not far from the city centre and which you can reach easily by public transport,has exhibits which can give an idea of how life was organised in Grrece of the 19th century and on.It is housed in...More

2  Thank Eleni T
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