Folklore Museum of Acharavi
The Folklore Museum is located in Acharavi village, north Corfu. It is located 36 km far from Corfu town. The premises of the museum are located opposite the archaeological site of the Roman Baths in Acharavi on Main street.
Museum with folk art objects, tools & furniture of several centuries from northern Corfu.
During its long history, Corfu has been inhabited by people of various civilizations. The lasting remains of all these different cultures have blended beautifully in the long run and have shaped over the centuries the famous Corfiot tradition and the special identity of our local civilization. The Italian temperament, our folk music, the uses and customs, the feasts and local costumes are all part of this unique cultural heritage and it is the aim of this newly founded institution to preserve and promote it.
Historical mementos, photographs, drawings and historical texts have been meticulously collected and are now exhibited with much love and care in the Folklore Museum of Acharavi, opening a whole universe of personal stories and collective experience to enable us the better to link the past to the present time.These objects reflect the civilization of which they are the fruit and lead us to a trip in time with the scent of the last three centuries of Corfiot history.