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Address: 531 00 Drosopigi Florina, Prefecture of Florina, Macedonia, Greece
Opening Hours: Visits arranged by telephone
Phone No: (++30) 23850-30351
Fax No.: (++30) 23850-30390
 

 

Drosopigi is on Mount Vitsi, 14 kilometres from Florina. In the 1990s members of Drosopigi Cultural Society ‘I Proodos’ started collecting objects from everyday life, some which people still used and some which had fallen into disuse. The folklore collection was created in 1987 and housed in the old community hall of Drosopigi in the centre of the village.

The mission of the museum in charge of this collection is to conserve, record and document objects from folk culture. All the exhibits are from the ruined villages of Drosopigi (located on a different site from the present-day village) and Elatia.

There are on display, men’s and women’s traditional dress, domestic utensils, tradesmen’s tools (mainly the building trade), jewellery, church furnishings, icons, old books, a fine collection of photographs depicting scenes from village life in decades gone by, and a number of documents which give insight into the history of the village in the 19th and 20th centuries.

View of the interior
View of the interior


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