Folklore Museum Overview in Victoria, Gozo
The Folklore Museum situated within the walls of the Cittadella, exhibits a wide range of items depicting the domestic, rural and traditional ways of life of the Maltese and Gozitans in past centuries.
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.
Folklore Museum Tips & Guide
Address: Folklore Museum, Bernardo de Opuo Street, The Citadel, Victoria, Gozo
|Opening Hours:||09:00 - 17:00|