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Tobacco Museum

4 Paleologou Konstadinou, Kavala 654 03, Greece
+30 251 022 3344
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Worth the visit even if you are not really interested in tobacco

Who cares about the history of tobacco, I wondered? Not me. Besides, I don't smoke. But the museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
filopella
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Brussels, Belgium
The greatest part of the city's story

Tobacco commerce played a major role in Kavala's well being for several decades. The museum focuses... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
theopepp
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Athens, Greece
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“commerce” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Paleologou Konstadinou, Kavala 654 03, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who cares about the history of tobacco, I wondered? Not me. Besides, I don't smoke. But the museum has much more to offer ranging from the tobacco processing to the marketing procedures over the past one hundred years or so. The museum underscores the importance...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Tobacco commerce played a major role in Kavala's well being for several decades. The museum focuses on the tobacco journey from the field till the end-product stage from a business and human point of view. I definitely enjoyed my visit and I am grateful to...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This has been one of the rather interesting museums I've visited. Even though I'm a non-smoker, I still enjoyed the scent of tobacco inside. You get an idea of the city's commercial and cultural past as well as the first labour strike in the Balkans....More

Thank mertsr
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited the museum today. I is very lovely. You can see the recent history of tobacco industry in the region. But it is need to be developed, particularly items have no English label.

Thank 65Zafer
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting museum,expetially for smokers...and to see how american tobacco companies destried local tobacco industry.My objection is about gift shop in museum...I want to by sime gifts and it was not possible because gift shop does not exist!

1  Thank Branko K
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

one of the interesting places to visit in the town is the tobacco museum.Here somebody is able to follow through the process,from collection,sale,treatment and loading to the ships for export.In few words you can learn for a very prosperous period of the town and its...More

Thank GreeceYannis
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

We have visited this museum as a group of 40. Museum director gave us very valuable information on the history of tobacco and regional sociology and commerce developed around tobacco planting, processing and commerce. There are too many displays , tools and samples showing all...More

1  Thank YAVUZAY
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great place to visit! It's part of the town's economic and social history. Very well presented and with anice selection of historical books in reasonable prices for those who wish to learn more.

Thank Athena M
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

I think this museum should be advertised more,because not even people from Kavala knew where exactly is it.It's nice to visit.

Thank vgyr
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

small but interesting museum/ticket 2eur/.housed on the ground floor of the former greek tobaccco organization bilding.museum contains objects used in growing tobacco,machinery,photographic material,rare documents...its worth to visit

Thank Igor V
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