Historical – Folklore Museum of Gavalochori

Address: Τ.Κ. 73008, Gavalochori Apokoronou

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The objects in the Historical – Folklore Museum of Gavalochori are displayed according to modern miseological concepts, with explanatory texts, photographs, drawings and models, and new exhibits are added each year. The Museum is divided into seven room, according to the following units: The Arched House, Silk, Pottery, Lace-making, Masonary and Stone carving, Church and Woodcarving.

In the historical section of the Museum are exhibited guns and swords from the lengthy struggles of the Cretans for their freedom; also a small part of the collection of paintings and historical lithographs in which are depicted same of the most significant events of the history of Greece and Crete, coins (Roman, Byzantine, Venetian, Turkish, coins of the Cretan State and Syracusan coins from the period (405-345 BC). Also medals won on the fields of battle by the citizens of Gavalohori

Summer: From Monday to Friday: 9 am - 8 pm Suturday : 9 am - 7 pm Sunday: 10 am - 1:30 pm and 5 pm - 8 pm Winter: From the 1st of November until the 31 of March 2010: 8:30-15:00

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