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Museum of Marble Crafts

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Great knowledge for marbles lover

Greece is THE place for marble arts & architecture. This is a museum to find all you need to know... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
awhale
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Singapore
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Great display of an amazing craft

Very nice museum which does a great job of displaying the ancient art of marble carving. Was one... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
CJ4UNME
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Escalon, California
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The Museum of Marble Crafts, in Pirgos, on the island of Tinos, is a unique example presenting the technology of marble, a material that holds a particular place in the architecture and art of Greece, from antiquity through to the present. The...more
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Pirgos, Panormos Tinou, 842 01, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greece is THE place for marble arts & architecture. This is a museum to find all you need to know on this lovely stone that are well sought for & elegant. You would learn the extraction, North-south orientation, the purities & impurities that coloured these...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Very nice museum which does a great job of displaying the ancient art of marble carving. Was one of the highlights on our island visit. After seeing many museum's across Greece; to see exactly how people through the ages actually created their beautiful works became...More

Thank CJ4UNME
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Fascinating videos on the subject of quarrying and carving marble, accompanied by very lovely artefacts of all kinds. There is an extra exhibition space which had the most wonderful collection of things from the ancient world associated with beauty.

Thank Adedomaros
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Small but first-class presentation and information. Very interesting and informative. Special exhibitions in another building. Nice gift shop too. Well worth a visit.

Thank texafornian66
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The building is a beautiful one and forms a harmonious part of the landscape. Architects responsible for its design should be highly recommended and complimented. Upon arrival to the parking lot one is confronted with lots of beautiful sculptures that demonstrate the high artistic vision...More

Thank jacobash
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Well laid out, great to learn about marble and sculpture and impact that Tinos had on Greece and the world! Would also recommend the cafe - good coffee and good value.

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

12 July 2018 Museum of Marble Craftsmanship was the reason of our trip in the north of Tinos island. After 45 minutes of not easy road driving arrived at the destination. At the ticket office was informed that the museum is not open ........ The...More

Thank yannismjart
Reviewed 13 July 2018

If you are 65 or over this tour is free. A real insight into traditional skill of stone working. There is currently an additional exhibition which includes some interesting ancient Greek artefacts.

Thank Clifford M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Amazing museum situated in the village of Pyrgos. Very interesting, they show you some videos on how they extract the marble. There are also plenty of impressive sculptures.

Thank Marcelle A
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We stumbled across this building nestled in the hills behind Pyrgos. Unsure what it was, we ventured in and a golden retriever rushed towards us - fortunately friendly. A woman came out to see what upset the dog and confirmed the museum was closed. She...More

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