Xylagani Folklore Museum

Folklore Museum of Xylagani, exhibits, documents and preserves the cultural history of the people of Thrace.


Xylagani Folklore Museum

The Folklore Museum was established and is  owned by the Cultural Organisation.

The museum is housed in a renovated and refurbished old mill which has a surface area of 700 square metres. Exhibits include artifacts which are a testimony to the life, art, history and culture of the people of Thrace.

On the ground floor is a café which is fashioned in a traditional style. One also sees parts of the mill and exhibits depicting the life of the peasants and craftsmen.

Upstairs are displays depicting domestic life and the cottage industries, including agriculture and weaving and tailoring, education, social life including exhibits on social life and folk festivals. There are showcases displaying documentaries and religious artifacts and documents.

The museum is adorned with rich and varied photographic imagery.

The museum is accessible all days in the week, but before visiting you must telephone: +30 2533 22388 0 and 6936148685. 


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    Address The museum is 17 km from Komotini. Follow the road to Maroneia and you will reach Xylagani.


    Opening hours Open all days, but you must telephone in order to make an appointment.


    Telephone 0030 2533 22388 0 and 0030 6936148685.


    Ticket price Ticket price: 3 Euros Children and Students: 1 Euro


    Working days The museum is accessible all days in the week, but before visiting you must telephone: +30 2533 22388



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