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Megaro Gyzi Museum

Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 023077
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Nice little house museum

This is a small museum- will take you 20-30 minutes, but we really enjoyed seeing the historical... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2013
KAP245
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Mishawaka, Indiana
A must-see if you are interested in history...

So - you're on a volcanic island. To soak up the Sun, maybe? Take a moment to find out what... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2013
aber-fan
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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The Cultural Centre “Megaro Gyzi” is housed in Megaro Gyzi, one of the few 17th century old family mansions. The Megaro Gyzi Museum is situated in the Halls of the Cultural Centre, where five Permanent Exhibitions are hosted: An exhibition of authentic engravings with maps, landscapes and dresses of the Cycladic islands from the 15th to 19th century. An exhibition of old manuscripts from late 16th to 19th century. A collection of paintings and photographs of Santorini. Open May through October.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“on display” (2 reviews)
“paintings” (12 reviews)
“eruption” (5 reviews)
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Fira 847 00, Greece
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+30 2286 023077
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

This is a small museum- will take you 20-30 minutes, but we really enjoyed seeing the historical house- which was in lovely shape, and the exhibit of photographs showing Santorini over time. Pretty incredible to see the destruction of the city in the earthquake of...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2013

So - you're on a volcanic island. To soak up the Sun, maybe? Take a moment to find out what happened here in the last 200 years, with contemporary drawings of the volcanic eruptions in the 1800s, and photographs from the devastating earthquake in the...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2013

You can easily miss the sign for the museum but once inside you can go at the back to check the art on sale or the gallery. For the museum itself you have to enter the building on the right where you pay a small...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2013

small hidden gem hat takes you back through Santorinis past. Visitors can trace history through original documents dating back 200 years together with photos artefacts and art work. All housed in the beautiful surroundings of Thira.

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Reviewed 12 September 2013

C1 ( 2013.08.20 ) There was too small than I expected. The atmosphere was that I looked around someone's house. There was called not museum than someone's house.. I think..

1  Thank CanisHan
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

We visited Fira via cruise ship and spent an hour or so inside this museum. We all (adults and children) found points of interest about the history of the island and its volcano. I can't remember the exact cost but it was very cheap and...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2013

We happened upon this little museum while walking around some of the less shop-filled and touristy streets of Fira, Santorini (although it was only a 4-minute walk from both the cable car station in Fira and the archaeological museum) and enjoyed it immensely. First of...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2013

Very nise MUSEUM IN santorini island on Greece.ebout all the histori in Locals santorini islands People

1  Thank Bomb Gollers G
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

Ok but not much to see, ladies at the door very pleasant and some good photos of the island before the earthquake in 1956, but not much else. Nice shop that sells hand made items.

1  Thank brendamiles3
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Reviewed 29 June 2012

Located at Francica the Catholic area northern Fira town. You see there plus St. John the baptist Catholic cathedral, Dominican nuns monastery, Museum of icons, cultured center and more. Is above cable car.

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