The Museum of Folk Art in Patras was founded in 1977 by the Cultural Centre of Patras, with the main objective of preserving the cultural heritage of the town. The museum exhibits a wide variety of artifacts and other foklore items. The exhibits consist of many agricultural tools of the of Patra, as well as furniture and articles, information about different modes of transport, agricultural products and many handcrafted items that are unique of villages around Patra. Many of the folk concepts and traditions are explained in detail with photos and texts.