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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
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
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
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.
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
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!!!!
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.
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