Folklore Museum of Didymoteicho

More than 1000 exhibits are included in the collection of the Folklore Museum of Didymoteicho, which operates since the early 1980s. Objects of everyday life, tools of artisans and farmers, traditional costumes and textiles make the visitors travel to Didymoteicho of another time, to the daily life of the residents with its commercial and cultural manifestations.

Clothing, beddings, traditional jewelry, icons and ecclesiastical utensils, old printing tools, the tools of the carpenter, the blacksmith, the shoemaker and other traditional practitioners of the region decorate, arranged with great care, the four floors of the Folklore museum of Didymoteicho.

In the courtyard, there is a sesame oil mill, yiahanas as called in the area, for the production of sesame oil. A traditional raki distillatory, an old register of a winery as well as two marble reliefs of the “Thracian horseman” are included in the exhibits of the Folklore Museum of Didymoteicho.

Documents and manuscripts of great value, among them exam schedules from the schools of Zappeio of Alexandroupolis of 1882 and theater programs, adorn the collection of the archive of the Folklore Museum of Didymoteicho.

The Folklore Museum of Didymoteicho is housed in a four-storey neoclassical building of 1900 in the city center and its exhibits fully cover the diversity of the characteristics of the historic city.

Folklore Museum of Didymoteicho

Vatatzi and Kolokotroni Streets, 68300, Didymoteicho


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