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Museum of leather tannery in Karlovassi

Under the auspices of Karlovassi municipality, Mrs. K.Zarkia’s diligence and many others contributors and the technical assistance of Mr. Aristarchus Ioannidis, has been created the Museum of leather tannery in Karlovassi, to honor the workers of a manufacturing sector which was flourishing by the beginning of the century until a …

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The Folkloric Museum of Samos

The Cultural Foundation of Samos “Nickolaos Dimitriou” had always had as o­ne of its primary and fundamental goals to establish a folkloric museum. This goal was met and from May, 1997 o­nwards the museum has been to the public. The Folkloric Museum of Samos was established in order to give a complete …

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The Museum of History and Folklore in the Municipality of Karlovassi

The Museum of History and Folklore in the municipality of Karlovassi was established in 1994. Its exhibits cover a chronological period which spans from 1870 to 1955 and essentially combine elements of both agricultural and urban folklore. Given the fact that by the beginning of the 20th century, in Karlovassi, there …

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Paleontological Museum of Mytilinoi

On the island of Samos, in the village Mytilinioi, there is a priceless paleontological treasure which is comprised of the fossilized bones of mammals that roamed the island 6 to 8 million years ago. Many of these findings are unique in nature and a true testimony to the natural history of the …

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The Museum of Samian Wine

The Museum of Samian Wine is regarded as a historic and cultural “jewel” for the entire island of Samos. It was inaugurated on July 30, 2005 and since then is open year-round for all visitors, locals and foreigners alike.  Chronology In this place, before the establishment of the Union of …

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The Archeological Museum of Vathi

(The information is from the website of the Ministry of Culture) The Archeological museum of Vathi is located it the town of Samos. The findings are exhibited in two separate buildings: a) In the Old Museum, called the “Paschaleon Archeophilakeon” which was built in 1912. b) In the New Museum. It was …

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The Archaeological Museum of Pythagorion

Pythagorion and Hereon of Samos where declared “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO, in 1992. The Archaeological Museum of Pythagorion was inaugurated in 2010 and ever since attracts more and more visitors each year. In its bright ground floor the exhibits “tell” the history of the ancient city of Samos. The …

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