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Folklore Museum of Mykonos

The two-storey captain’s house of Nikolaos Malouchos safeguards the island’s folklore tradition. Passing through its threshold you will have the opportunity to see how a Mykonian house used to be arranged in the past and to admire folklore artifacts such as handwoven tapestries, folk musical instruments, jewelry, keys, ceramics, furniture, commemorative plates, votive offerings, byzantine icons, and sculptures. Additionally, there is also a library and a small archive of historical documents. Highlight: The basement “hides” the well of the notorious pirate Mermelechas and a model ship from 1821. Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 17:30-20:30. Cost of admission: €2

Castro, close to Paraportiani, Mykonos