• Exhibits

The Exhibits of the Folklore Museum are placed in two large halls.

The first hall displays all corners of a traditional house, the cozy fireplace corner with sofras (low table), kitchen, bedroom, dining room, living room with all objects, furniture and hand-woven fabrics.

The second hall includes all the tools and items of the “katoi” as the loom, types of storage of liquid and solid products, product cultivation and harvesting tools. In this part you will also see professionals tools that unfolded later in machinery .

“katoi” (=down), at the traditional Samian houshes is the space below the main house (usually ground floor) used as storage space, or even to house animals.


  • Museum History

The association “OMONIA” of Pagondas Samos, has created the Museum in 1984 (after two years of preparations) at the Primary School of the village. Back then it was the first Folk Museum in Samos. The Museum operated until 1993 when the renovation of the Primary School building begun. After completion of the works, the museum reopened on March 23, 2008, where it operates until today.

The association “OMONIA” of Pagondas Samos, which was created in 1976, has offered many services to the village, except for the establishment of the folklore museum. For all its efforts it has to be congratulated.


  • Admission

  • Ticket
    3 € (reinforcement)
  • Free admission
    for schools,
    children up to 12 years ,
    residents in Pagondas village.
  • Reduced admission
    For groups larger than 20 people,

Opening Hours


10:00 -13:00


10:00 -13:00


17:30 -20:30


10:00 -13:00


17:30 -20:30


10:00 -13:00


17:30 -20:30

Contact the museum to confirm time table. During the winter months, it is open upon request.

Address & Contact

Our Address

Pagondas T.K. 83103 Samos


37.673235737286, 26.831244587898


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