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Hellenic Culture Museum

Chatzipetrou | M. Alexandrou, Kalambaka 422 00, Greece
+30 2432 075219
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Great museum

I loved this museum! It is small but packs in so much. The guide was excellent and paced her tour... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
barbara115de
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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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Amazing hidden gem

Oh how we loved our visit here,soooo interesting and educational and what treasures are hiding in... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
Carol W
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Toowoomba, Australia
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The Museum of Hellenic Culture is located in the city center of Kalambaka and houses the private collection of Mr Pavlos Balogiannis in a space of 1000 sq.meters dedicated to the history of Greek education and learning, aspiring to serve its educational and cultural orientation. The museum aims at the preservation,study, promotion and encancement of Greek Education and its values and hopes to establish a strong collection between the visitor and the greek letters and culture in a simple, experidential way and become a cultural center that provides education, learning and science. The presentation of the collection is perfectly centered to the needs of the modern visitor. Collections 1.Primary and Secondary Education 2.Greek Enlightenment 3.Ancient Greek Authors 4.Aesop 5.From manuscript to printed book EXHIBITION HALLS 1.Old classroom 2.Meteora 3.Aesop
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“classroom” (2 reviews)
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Chatzipetrou | M. Alexandrou, Kalambaka 422 00, Greece
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+30 2432 075219
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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

I loved this museum! It is small but packs in so much. The guide was excellent and paced her tour on my interests. There is a short movie of the geology of the area, a clip of a monk being raised in the net, in...More

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mariaprov2016, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Hellenic Culture Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

We truly thank you for your visit and your review for the Museum of Hellenic Culture. Its our pleasure to guide and show the unique collections of the Museum.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Oh how we loved our visit here,soooo interesting and educational and what treasures are hiding in this room...really loved it and Sophia was truly great to listen to...amazing history,don't miss it.

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mariaprov2016, Employee at Hellenic Culture Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Thank you so much for your excellent rewiew. We are so glad that you visited the Museum of Hellenic Culture and you liked each part of it. Your words respect all the stuff of the Museum and especially me, who I made the tour.

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

What a surprise this small museum is in the town of Kalambaka. The interactive area for kids is really interesting. See how many of Aesop's fables you remember!! The movies of the early times of Kalamabaka and Meteora should not be missed - so interesting!...More

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mariaprov2016, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Hellenic Culture Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you a lot for your review.

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Reviewed June 6, 2017

While in the area, don't miss out on visiting this hidden gem, displaying true historical treasures from the last two centuries of the Greek Educational System, embellished with a few interesting ctivities. There is a special room devoted to Meteora. Of particular interest to educators,...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

Small museum but very interesting : one part about greek education (lot of great books, a classroom...) and the other part about Meteora (with an amazing movie !). The nice lady gives us an ipad for the visit to better understand... We really like it...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

I visited this museum with my Greek partner (I am British and speak/read little Greek). We had an enjoyable visit. In particular I really enjoyed the hands on, interactive exhibits (like the class room) and the meteora exhibit that included some interesting videos and images....More

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

While waiting for our train to Thessaloniki we stopped in just to see what this museum had to offer as it was on our way back from the Natural Museum we had just seen. While very small - they still had a wide range of...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2016

In general, you visit Kalampaka area in order to visit the holy monasteries and see this unique area of Meteora. From now on, I can say that you can visit Kalampaka for 2 more reasons, for its 2 exquisite museums, one of which is "Elliniki...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Very remarkable initiative!! This small museum is a town's treasure for everyone who seeks to learn more about school life in the past. The collections where unimaginable, real works of art and the director of the museum really kind and friendly. I should definitely visit...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2016

A very small museum but with a lot of history hidden inside. The guide was very detailed and give us a lot of informations about the history of greek literature.

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In about 1 minute on foot you will drink the best coffee in Kalabaka. it is a small cafe, called Diverso in the central square! there are also some restaurants nearby where you can eat!
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