Folk & Historic Museum of Xanthi
Phone: (+30)25410 254-21
FOLK & HISTORIC MUSEUM OF XANTHI
LEARNING ABOUT MODERN HISTORY OF XANTHI
In the Folk Museum of Xanthi, visitors can discover elements and peculiarities of the region which formed the modern history of the region.
The architectural symmetry and the exterior decoration of the building, as well as the sculptured ceiling made of wood, the murals and the ceilings' paintings, make it a “jewellery” in the town.
There are presented elements of the public and private life, the society, the economical and religious urban and rural life, from the beginning of the 20th century.
The exhibitions of the Ground and First floors are related to the history of Thrace, that is the modern history of the town and the middle class' life.
The exhibition of the Basement presents the agricultural and stock farming life of Xanthi. As the second section of it presentS the topic “Business in Xanthi at the beginning of the 20th century – Professionals – Working class”.
Outside in the backyard there are two Hamas (Turkish baths) and a small Church of Saint Akindinon.
OPENING DAYS AND HOURS: TUESDAY TO SUNDAY 09:00 – 14:30
General admission fee: 2 euros