Upon visiting the Folklore Art Museum, guests have the opportunity to experience a true “slice of life” of the Parian past.
Located in the original capital of the island, the historic mountainous village of Lefkes, the Folklore Art Museum was the first of the kind to be established in Paros and is run by the Cultural Association “Iria”.
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The exhibition includes a collection of numerous everyday objects, utensils, embroideries, textiles, tools etc. that were used in the past, while all the exhibits were generously donated by locals who want to preserve the cultural character and history of Lefkes alive.
How to get there
The Folklore Art Museum is located in Lefkes village.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 4540 556, 0030 694 4668 331, 0030 699 9450 800 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car with as little as 14 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover the Folklore Art Museum and many other places of interest at their own pace.
Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at the main port of Paros (Parikia). There are several buses from Parikia to Lefkes during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here. Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.