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Lignos Folklore Museum

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Must see! Informative, and fun place to visit.

This is very nice. Very good spokesperson guiding us thru the different areas of a cave home. I... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
West Richland, Washington
Must see museum

This museum is a little gem. It tells many stories of working people on Santorinini up to about... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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“cave house”(3 reviews)
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The folk tradition is kept alive in Santorini Fira Condohori in cave that was built half a century or so ago. Where today houses the Folklore Museum, worth visiting the traveler. The Folk Museum was founded by Emmanuel A. Hardy, lawyer, journalist...more
Kontochori, Fira 847 00, Greece
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is very nice. Very good spokesperson guiding us thru the different areas of a cave home. I thourghly enjoyed this Tour and info about how people lived then.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This museum is a little gem. It tells many stories of working people on Santorinini up to about 100 years ago. The curator gives a personal tour (in English for us) and it was extremely interesting, with lots of artefacts and working/living spaces to discover.

Thank gerryexmouth
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The Santorini local magazines all talk about this museum, how you can see the transition from an agrarian society w/o electrical power or clean running water thru their changes. Really good presentation and gathering of all the old village had.

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a cave house with a winery, some craft workshops and a chapel. We were the only visitors at that moment and we got a complete tour (in good English) through every space. We learned a lot about the way of life in a cave...More

1  Thank Carlem
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This museum is highly recommended for those travellers that are not only interested in infinity pools and sunset photo-shooting in Santorini. Our tour guide Jenny was kind and very knowledgeable. She gave us a private tour to the museum and she taught us about the...More

1  Thank Erwtokritou E
Reviewed 22 June 2018

If you like learning about local life, customs, and cultures, this is the place for you. We arrived near closing time, and my husband and I could not have had a better tour. We were very fortunate to meet the owner, Mr. Lignos, and he...More

Thank Pi-T526
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We got a private tour for only 5 euros and the tour guide was accommodating (we were pressed for time) and super thorough. This was a great opportunity to see how the people of Santorini lived. There were so many unique items that were preserved.

Thank baileysmith1
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We got a private tour for just $5 euros. If you like history then this is the place to go. You learn all about the islands history and how people used to live here.

Thank Kaitlyn R
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Near a nice church, we climb some steps, and find this traditional folklore Museum, to see the life of past time, many objects, furnitures, old hand made items as baskets, old lamps, wicker chair, ancient life and culture of the island and her folklore; interesting...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We decided to visit this fantastic museum and we have the oportunity to meet Mr. Lignos personally wich was explaining to us every single and interesting details. a fantastic experience for my 2 kids and for Us,the most particular thing of the museum is the...More

Thank Michele P
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