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Surprised and learned lots from the visit

Usually women who don't smoke don't like going to tobacco museums. I was very much surprised to... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Chris P
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Athens, Greece
Worth the visit even if you are not really interested in tobacco

Who cares about the history of tobacco, I wondered? Not me. Besides, I don't smoke. But the museum... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
filopella
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Usually women who don't smoke don't like going to tobacco museums. I was very much surprised to see the process from the beginning when everything was done by hand; until today when machinery does most of the work. A good amount of exhibits explained to...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Complete museum is very small - all in one room, but it is interesting to see as it shows complete process of tobacco picking, preparation and shipping procedures and machines from the beginning of last century. Downsides is that they only sell tobacco soap in...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Who cares about the history of tobacco, I wondered? Not me. Besides, I don't smoke. But the museum has much more to offer ranging from the tobacco processing to the marketing procedures over the past one hundred years or so. The museum underscores the importance...More

Thank filopella
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Tobacco commerce played a major role in Kavala's well being for several decades. The museum focuses on the tobacco journey from the field till the end-product stage from a business and human point of view. I definitely enjoyed my visit and I am grateful to...More

Thank theopepp
Reviewed September 21, 2017

This has been one of the rather interesting museums I've visited. Even though I'm a non-smoker, I still enjoyed the scent of tobacco inside. You get an idea of the city's commercial and cultural past as well as the first labour strike in the Balkans....More

Thank mertsr
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

We have visited the museum today. I is very lovely. You can see the recent history of tobacco industry in the region. But it is need to be developed, particularly items have no English label.

Thank 65Zafer
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Interesting museum,expetially for smokers...and to see how american tobacco companies destried local tobacco industry.My objection is about gift shop in museum...I want to by sime gifts and it was not possible because gift shop does not exist!

1  Thank Branko K
Reviewed March 3, 2016

one of the interesting places to visit in the town is the tobacco museum.Here somebody is able to follow through the process,from collection,sale,treatment and loading to the ships for export.In few words you can learn for a very prosperous period of the town and its...More

Thank GreeceYannis
Reviewed January 5, 2016

We have visited this museum as a group of 40. Museum director gave us very valuable information on the history of tobacco and regional sociology and commerce developed around tobacco planting, processing and commerce. There are too many displays , tools and samples showing all...More

1  Thank YAVUZAY
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Great place to visit! It's part of the town's economic and social history. Very well presented and with anice selection of historical books in reasonable prices for those who wish to learn more.

Thank Athena M
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