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Cyclades Olive Museum

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Fantastic guide, interesting tour

A very interesting museum. Dimitris leads a very interesting tour; knowledgable, enthusiastic and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chalha123
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Amazing Experience!

My kids loved working the press! Very authentic experience. The curator was very knowledgeable... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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To arrange a visit on a different day and time, please contact the museum. Don't be put off by the name 'museum', this is not a sterile exhibition of dusty artefacts but a carefully restored Cycladic olive mill. The attention to detail in the...more
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| 6 km from Andros town towards Batsi, Pitrofos 84500, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very interesting museum. Dimitris leads a very interesting tour; knowledgable, enthusiastic and humurous. A lovely insight into the history of the museum and how it was used to produce olive oil. Learnt a lot about olive oil and Dimitri's family history which was very...More

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DimitrisChelmis, Owner at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The best reward for us is to learn that our visitors found their visit interesting, pleasant and informative. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of four and joined 5 more visitors to the museum on a very thorough and interesting tour into the past. The owner of the place has done an amazing job in restoring a 400 years old olive mill, bringing it to...More

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DimitrisChelmis, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very glad that you found your visit interesting enjoyful and useful. We do our best to offer a unique experience to our visitors. Thank you very much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids loved working the press! Very authentic experience. The curator was very knowledgeable and has done thorough research on the subject.

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DimitrisChelmis, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is my pleasure to involve the visitors of the museum with different ways to the proceedure of the preindustrial olive oil extraction in the museum, together with useful information about olive oil. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited the olive museum in Andros during our summer vacation. We were surprised by the wonderful restaurantion of this histrocical site which reveals the past in a unique way. This is an inspiring place restaured by its owner with a true vision. We...More

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DimitrisChelmis, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our effort is to offer a different museum's experience and we are glad to hear that we have success on this. Thank you very much!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited in August this wonderful museum with my husband and my 7 years old son. We stayed astonished by the place, the kindness of the owner and the one hour unique guided tour inside the oil mill. Definitely a “must visit” museum.

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DimitrisChelmis, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is my pleasure to guide the visitors personally through the history of olive oil extraction among with other interesting information about agricultural life in Andros and in Cyclades. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautifully refurbished Olive Mill in an old mountain village of Andros is well worth an hour or so of your holiday. A short trek from Chora or perhaps 30 mins from Gavrio, it is easy to get to. The mountain spring which has cool...More

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DimitrisChelmis, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is very nice to hear that the surrounding of the museum among with the tour in the museum, were highlights of your visit. Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My familly's visit to olive oil museum of cyclades -Andros started with a little numb.What can we see in this museum mum ...please lets go to the see ....we will lose one hour from playing.words i am sure we have all heard. After reaching the...More

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DimitrisChelmis, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the detail description of the experience of your visit. It is the best reward for the effort we make to offer a unique experience to our museum's visitors. It is very nice to hear that even the time you spend...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok, i’ll be brutally honest. I’ve been coming to Andros for about 5 years since I acquired my house and had seen the signs for the Olive museum. I was sceptical and i’m ashamed to say, dismissive of what I would get from a visit...More

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DimitrisChelmis, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mr. Tiniakos reviews like yours is the best reward for me. Thank you very much for the time you spend writing this review and for the emotions you offered me. You give me grate courage to continue to operate the museum in such a way....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the time to learn about this amazing little fruit on beautiful Andros Island. Set high in the mountains above the main town of Chora, this little museum has been internationally recognized for its outstandingly authentic reconstruction. The owner personally guides you through this informative...More

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DimitrisChelmis, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for regognizing my 8 years effort to reconstruct a 400 years old almost ruin stone building into it's original condition and my effort to offer an informative and friendly tour.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Commendable effort to preserve the traditional oil extraction methods. The owner is very inspiring and engages with the visitors making the experience a memorable one even for younger children.

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DimitrisChelmis, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cyclades Olive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We try to do our best to offer a unique experience to our visitors and we are very glad to hear that we have success on this. Thank you very much.

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merylw19
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Response from DimitrisChelmis | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest about our museum. The name Chelmis is not very common on Andros but there are 5 different families in different villages that I know. Who knows? May be we can be distant relatives. I will be glad... More
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