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The Open Air Water-Power Museum, in Dimitsana (Peloponnese), highlights the importance of water-power in traditional society. Focusing on the main pre-industrial techniques that take advantage of water to produce a variety of goods, it links them to...more
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Good for both children and adults. A must see in the area. They also host activities at after closing hours. We went twice in a day, first to see the museum and in the evening to attend a nice show for children. Do not miss.
A nice surprise, visiting a very well organized open air museum. Within 30-40 min the visitor gets a good understanding of how the water power has been used and helped old villagers.
Excellent videos, easy access, big parking plot, well organized and maintained.
If someone visits Dimitsana or the other villages near, should definitely visit this interactive museum! You can walk through all old mechanisms of using water in order to create gun powder, flour or skin. Furthermore, one can watch real documentaries of the use of these...More
Very interesting. The exhibition items are very well preserved and displayed. The museum staff very polite and explains the use of each machine and some machines are also operated by them so as to demonstrate. Additional info and historical data is displayed in videos.
I had a spare couple of hours so visited this museum that turned out quite interesting. I also got a cheap and good coffee there. The old mills are interesting and the water cascading down the hill very scenic. I was the only one there...More