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Symi Museum - CLOSED

Chorio, Greece
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Not currently open still

Still not currently open. No need to go looking for it so don't bother at the moment. No suggestion... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Simon R
London, United Kingdom
A little too small.

Only 2 euros, but would have preferred to see more and pay more. It would have been good if... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Ann E B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Travellers talk about
“centuries” (3 reviews)
“folklore” (2 reviews)
“paintings” (2 reviews)
Chorio, Greece

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Still not currently open. No need to go looking for it so don't bother at the moment. No suggestion when this may change

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Only 2 euros, but would have preferred to see more and pay more. It would have been good if detailed explanations (in different languages) were displayed. All in all could have been displayed better.

Thank Ann E B
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The tiny museum located next to the harbour is not opened for some time now.To bad ,coz you cant do many things in symi so this was an oportunity for variety.

Thank martha gloria p
Reviewed 9 July 2016

In an old traditional hours of a ship's Capitan you can see the private collection on the the story and the culture of Symi. The main focus is on sponges harvesting that has been the prominent economic activity of the island during two centuries. If...More

1  Thank Papaigi
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I had been to the museum previously 8 years ago and were looking forward to seeing it again. However walking through the narrow streets up the kalistrata and away from the cafe and shops, we followed the signs to the museum only...More

Thank susie58atWhitby
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Spent a pleasant time looking round the wonderful collection of objects in this little museum,the lady who runs the place and paints lovely pictures outside the front of the museum is knowledgable and gives help full advice

Thank Graham515
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Like many other museums in Greece today, this museum is currently "Closed to allow Improvements". I wish we hadn't walked the back alleys of Chorio following "Museum" signs and black painted arrows trying to find it.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The museum is easy to find just behind the square by the town bridge. It is a traditional old building with lots of local history and a number of interesting exhibits on display. There are good views across the harbour from the first floor terrace....More

Thank AJK_Reviews
Reviewed 11 May 2016

For €2 it was interesting - but the Folklore part had nothing telling yu what it was you were looking at. There are loos there!

Thank bluepiglet
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Nice little museam lots of local bits and pieces and historical artefacts. A couple of pictures that are quite thought provoking. Very friendly boy taking the money and will show you were to go. Worth a visit."

Thank Anne H
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