History Museum Rethymnon


The Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno is housed in a 17th century Venetian mansion.

The History and Folklore Museum Rethymno was founded in 1974 for the purpose of research and gathering historical and folk material of Crete and especially of Rethymno prefecture.

The collections of the Museum are derived from donations and purchases and include more than 5,000 objects.

The Museum still has room for educational programs, lectures, cultural events, equipped with modern audiovisual media.

The permanent exhibition of the museum contains woven, costumes, embroidery, lace – thread compositions, ceramics, baskets, traditional agricultural tools, machining, tools traditional professions – knife maker, grommet, reseller, shoemaker.

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