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Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Greek History

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Vrellis was an amazing person and artist !!!

I had the honor to met Pavlos Vrellis in person few years ago...he explained us his dream, his work... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Thessaloniki, Greece
Amazing place!

The museum is definitely worth a visit and the work done there is simply magnificent... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Piraeus Region, Greece
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“world war ii”(2 reviews)
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12th km National Road Ioanninon - Athinon, Bizani 45500, Greece
+30 2651 092128
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

An interesting retrospection of Greek history over the last 200 years or more. The exhibits look alive, which is a reward for the artist and his talent.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Panayotis T
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I had the honor to met Pavlos Vrellis in person few years ago...he explained us his dream, his work and his vision. I went there again a few days ago with all my family and we all happily surprised again. I hardly recommended to anyone...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank enterjim
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This is very impressive. However, if you do not know anything about the recent history of Greece (past ~200 years...) you are not going to learn from this exhibit - hard to understand the basis for all of the positive reviews.... Most of the wax...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank harlemfamily
Κωνσταντίνος Β, Διευθυντής at Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Greek History, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Since such Museums are neither sightseeing or entertainment venues, it is apparent that our informative leaflet was neglected by you (to put it lightly). If truly interested, you could have visited our website, to draw and process ample information about the themes, the unique nature...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

The museum is definitely worth a visit and the work done there is simply magnificent. Single-handedly made by one man (Mr Vrellis) who started from zero, and created the building, the statues and the "scenery" for the exhibits. Images and scenes from the recent Greek...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank DVB311
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Very interesting wax status and to see how was Greeks life and her history; a nice wax museum, the figures seems very natural.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 12 January 2018

An overview of the local -and not only- greek history, presented with a unique, hair-raising way, that makes you relive the history. The wax characters look so alive, with their eyes so realistic, like they're going to talk to you.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank rain b
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I strongly recommend it for all of ages. Despite the fact that i am not history fan, it impressed me a lot.!

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank k0stantin0sh
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Nicely done but for 6€ per person yo should be able to expext some information from the guide! Even the signs were very unsufficient on information! Wax figures are very well done!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kite-Costa74
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Figures frozen in time. Images and scenes from the recent Greek history of the revolution against the Ottoman and the life under the bloodthirsty vicious tyrant Ali Pasha the Tepelenly. It a very well presented museum filled with wax figures of high quality workmanship. I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 66Nicolas
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The P.Vrellis museum is the second oldest wax museum in Europe. The wax figures it contains reflect on the greek history, covering the most important periods of it. More specifically, you can find informative representations of the revolution of 1821 till the WWII. Once you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Andrew G
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