Greek Folk Art Museum

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Top 1% of attractions in Athens
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“The Museum of Greek Folk Art is home to magnificent collections, dating from the mid-17C to the present day”

– Michelin Guide

Frommer's
"One of Athens' best small museums, full of dazzling costumes and the ornately embroidered linen." Full review
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Don't miss the small room with the exuberant frescoes of gods and heroes
Fodor's
"Focuses on folk art from 1650 to the present, with especially interesting embroideries, stone and wood carvings... and Karaghiozis (shadow player figures)." Full review
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Don't miss the room of uniquely fanciful landscapes and historical portraits
Lonely Planet
"As the name suggests, this museum takes a historical journey through a well-displayed collection of tools and machinery, spread out in a warren of small rooms in a stately early 19th-century Plaka house." Full review
Michelin Guide
1 Star
"This museum lets visitors admire the rich colours and designs of the embroideries... and the variety of traditional costumes." Full review
Let's Go
"This small, quiet, and well-organized museum houses a collection of authentic Greek folk art, modest in size, but impressive in scope and quality." Full review


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