Museums & Galleries

FOLKLORE MUSEUM

Bernardo de Opuo Street, Ċittadella, Victoria, VCT 1860, Gozo

Folklore Museum

The exhibits displayed on the ground floor levels relate to rural trades and skills, such as agriculture and stone-masonry. Various traditional agricultural implements, including sickles, spades, winnowing forks, shovels and ploughs, together with a selection of grinding mills are on display. There are also traditional stone-dressing tools, as well as a large selection of tools used by carpenters and blacksmiths. The mezzanine floor exhibits domestic Gozitan crafts, such as lace making, weaving and bookbinding. The first floor exhibits items relating to hobbies such as hunting, as well as the modelling of miniature churches, replete with religious accessories. There is also an interesting selection of traditional costumes, a collection of elaborately worked clay statuettes, an ex-voto collection and a number of furniture items.

Contact Information

  • Phone: +356 21562034

Facilities & Services

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General Information

  • How to get there: Take a bus to Victoria. The museum is located within the
    Citadel, a 10 minute walk from Victoria town centre.
  • Opening Days:
    • Monday
    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
    • Saturday
    • Sunday
  • Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 0900hrs till 1700hrs. Last admission at 1630hrs. Closed on 24, 25 & 31 December, 1 January & Good Friday.
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