Ethnological Museum of Thrace
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Ethnological Museum of Thrace information
Inside a grand sandstone mansion, this museum with backyard cafe packs its displays with colourful Thracian costumes, musical instruments, oil presses, and exhibitions on traditional occupations such as beekeeping and tobacco production. Down some stairs there's a musty cellar full of old agrarian implements. You'll learn how many silkworms are needed to make 25g of silk and which Greek sweet is made by slamming the ingredients against a wall.