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Address: Kardamena, Greece

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Interesting museum with fascinating photo albums. The volunteer curator was good to talk to. It is open 3 days a week and is found by the harbour.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
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northamptonshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Interesting museum with fascinating photo albums. The volunteer curator was good to talk to. It is open 3 days a week and is found by the harbour.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Interesting small museum and very knowledgeable guide. It was one of the stops during a tour of the island

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

On our first day in Kardamena, myself and my children went for a walk and ended up in here by chance. The man met us at the door and was very knowledgable about the museum and Kos itself. He explained some of the equipment to my children and showed them pictures. Lovely little place.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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476 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Whilst visiting the Windmill opposite . I visited this museum there was a small charge of 1.5 Euros to go inside. It is a house set up showing you how the Greeks lived . It is very interesting . The staff are very friendly and are there to answer any questions.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 554 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Kardamena is a quite dreaming village, now with many tourists, and it's always interesting to see old things of the village and her inhabitants, like old portraits; old music instruments, her housing and home life; to see a different fishing village without tourists;

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Thank Manuela L
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Small museum but quite interesting. House made up how it people would have lived. Authentic household items and old pics.. Opposite windmill

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

in a town centre, small ancient house, folklore, authentic, interesting to look at the artefacts, pleasant staff, one lady work there and makes folklore items to buy

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Thank Dali B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Never got to go, really wanted to! If I ever get back to Kos, I'd love to visit at some point, I've heard some great things concerning Kos' historic folklore!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

The atmosphere was so good in the cottage it felt peaceful and it was so interesting to see how people lived and worked. The sleeping area looked so comfortable and the family photographs are such a nice touch a wonderful museum.

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2013

Welcoming and warm, simple but with everything you need, really beautiful and functional.This Museum is a landmark for q kind.

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1 Thank CANADAS A

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