Folklore museums

Visitors of Crete may come to contact with the folklore and ethnological tradition of the island, through a large number of folklore museums and collections .Important collections of bygone eras include utensils related to traditional livestock breeding, wedding, agriculture, christening, architecture, birth, clothing and equipment of traditional Cretan houses.Excellent collections are met at the museums of Lychnostatis in Hersonissos,  Arolithos by Tylissos, Rethymnon, Agios Nikolaos, Sitia, Vainia, Therisso, Gavalohori, Piskopiano, Somatas, Ini, Asites,Chania, Chandras, Kandanos, Palekastro, Vrahassi, Gavdos,  Mohos, Spili and more.  Similarly, venues related to the olive tree include the Museum of Olive in Vouves, the old oil mill (fabrica) of Arhanes and Vatolakos.

Traditional mill in Zaros

Lychnostatis

Arolithos