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Sand Museum

| Plaka, 190 01, Greece
+30 693 826 6860
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A passionate artist with a gift for science

What a little gem this museum is! So tiny, it is a 10 minute stop on your stroll through lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NJ_Expat
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Cranford, New Jersey
Magneficent Micro World

You will not believe the colorful game of the light and the micro crystals of the sand and not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Γιώργος Μ
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3 weeks ago
“A passionate artist with a gift for science”
3 weeks ago
“Magneficent Micro World”
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| Plaka, 190 01, Greece
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+30 693 826 6860
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a little gem this museum is! So tiny, it is a 10 minute stop on your stroll through lovely Plaka. The sand samples from around the world are really interesting and the art is lovely. We plan to send some local sand samples to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will not believe the colorful game of the light and the micro crystals of the sand and not only. The museum has sand from all the Greece. You can also buy little bottle with sand and your name written in the side of the...More

Thank Γιώργος Μ
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We visited in May and all the other museums were closed. We stumbled on this as we were wondering around and luckily went in. The artist whos museum/workshop it is was lovely. He really enjoyed explaining about all the different sands and showing us the...More

Thank Pauline R
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

The Sand Museum is yet another unexpected attraction on the island. We accidentally walked in it and spent more than an hour exploring the sandy treasures and artwork that the owner, a Geologist from Thessaloniki, has on display. Observe how black sand sparkles under a...More

1  Thank Erato K
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Sand Museum is located in a small building that looks like it was a former house. The gentleman who runs it and collects the samples is a geologist and he has 10 years worth of sand samples. He's also an artist who creates sand...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Very charming place, run by artist, and well worth the trouble of finding it. High marks for odd and interesting.

1  Thank mafac
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by the quaint sand museum whilst meandering through the laneways of Plaka. The host was so welcoming and the works in there are pretty amazing- a superb artist going about his business and sharing his passion with visitors. We bought some custom made...More

Thank erinfez
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stopped in here by chance, and didn't regret it. There's sand art to look at and buy, but the highlight is looking through a microscope at the sand itself – different sands from all over the world look very different magnified 64 times. The shop/museum...More

Thank Helenabes
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a special place for lovers of the sands, of the seas and of the whole planet. It is the result of one man dream: the manager and handcraft of sands who actively working at his own masterpieces as jewels, pictures, ashtraies and many...More

Thank akalovexploring
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We initially laughed about going to. Sand Museum...but I'm thrilled we went to Plaka to find it! It is more an artists studio than "museum". That said, he has is set up in a way that allows you to learn about the sand he uses...More

Thank Beth C
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