Top Museums in Rhodes

Palace of the Grand Masters

The palace is a magnificent, imposing building to see. It is located in the heart of the Medieval Town and it was first built by the Knights of St. John that ruled the island from 1309 to 1522.

Museum of Modern Greek Art

The Museum of Modern Greek Art of Rhodes exhibits some Greek Art of the 20th Century. The collections consist of more than 1,000 paintings and prints by the most renowned Greek artists including: Maleas, Parthenis, Vouzianis, Hatzikyriakos-Gikas and Moralis.

The Folklore Museum

In Apollonas, the Folklore Museum displays the traditions and culture of the island through various historic exhibits.  There is an old olive-press, traditional women’s costumes, household utensils and equipment used in producing the olive oil.

Decorative Arts Museum of Rhodes

In what used to be the Knight’s arsenal, are exhibits of carved and ceramic vessels made in Europe and the East.  The museum also displays the island region’s folk costumes and embroideries.