Located at Apiranthos’ main square, Platsa, the Apiranthos Folklore Museum on Naxos possesses over 1,200 items of popular art –all donated by locals.
The exhibits include a wide array of equipment used in the cultivation, collection and threshing of crops, as well as in bread making.
Other items on show include furniture, domestic utensils, musical instruments –such as the dubaki, a percussion instrument, tsabouna, a traditional bagpipe, and souvliari, a wind instrument, traditional costumes, as well as woven fabrics that highlight the skills of local women.
Various ceramic pieces, books, paintings as well as traditional music CD’s –all rendered by local artists- are on sale at the museum, helping maintain it.
|July & August||10:30-19:30(July) / 10:30 – 21:00(August)|
|Parking||Parking space available by the village entrance.|
|Public transport info||Public transport service runs from the main town, Chora. Routes are more frequent during the summer months.|
|Accessibility for wheelchairs||Inaccessible for wheelchairs.|