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The Rooftile and Brickworks Museum N. & S. Tsalapatas

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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‘Second Life’

Amazing museum housed in an incredible industrial setting (the former home of a massive brick and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
backpacker31
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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Really interesting museum

This is a brilliant example of how a small museum can be really interesting. The museum is located... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
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Porto, Portugal
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2 days ago
“‘Second Life’”
21 Jun 2018
“Really interesting museum”
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The Museum is housed in the old Rooftile and Brickworks Factory of Nikolaos and Spyridon Tsalapatas, in Volos (Thessaly). It presents daily life in the factory, as well as all the production stages of different types of bricks and tiles. Its...more
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Notia Pyli, Volos 383 34, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing museum housed in an incredible industrial setting (the former home of a massive brick and roof tile factory). A lot of money and time has been poured into reviving this aging facility (otherwise likely to be demolished or lie abandoned and crumbling). I never...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This is a brilliant example of how a small museum can be really interesting. The museum is located in a brick and tile factory (more than 100 years-old) and depicts that industrial activity. Everything is excellently recovered and well documented. Testimonies from the previous owners...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

the whole park is a "fenomenon" with caffe, bars, restaurants and walking areas, but the museum itself is a little diamond of the city, a must-visit when in Volos

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

It is an interesting place and well-organised as well.It provides you with lots of information about what its usage used to be in the past etc.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum about the old brick and roof tile factory in Volos. The museum is very nicely designed and the staff are friendly. Great way to spend an hour or two if you happen to be in Volos.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sanne V
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I never thought that there could be a museum about bricks and tiles. However the most important fact is that it is not only a museum about brick and tiles but also uses a very modern and interactive approach of display and providing information. This...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

The old brick factory Tsalapata has been restaured with great respect to the original architectural form . Τhe industrial use of the past dominates the space. A LESSON of the glorious industrial past of Volos ,a lesson for new uses in old buildings.A must!!!!

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Wonderfully restored factory ! Very interesting and impressive ! Good explanations on the walls. Very helpful staff lady at the reception who enjoyed giving us a thorough briefing.. Located just a few minutes taxi ride from the center.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Nicolas K
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A very interesting visit,an excellent and impressive work that will entertain all kind of visitors.Totally recomented.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank nikosa335
Reviewed 4 October 2016

It is rare to find an industrial museum in Greece let alone one that is this good. Previous reviews are very true about the staff - not only hospitable but helpful and much too my shame their English was perfect whereas my Greek very poor....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Nigel C
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