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Bouboulina's Museum

Spetses 180 50, Greece
+30 2298 072416
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Spetses
Certificate of Excellence 2014
4.5 of 5 stars 102 Reviews
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Bouboulina’s Museum is family-owned and since opening in 1991 has been visited by over 500,000...
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Owner description: Bouboulina’s Museum is family-owned and since opening in 1991 has been visited by over 500,000 people, who have been moved by the fascinating story of this heroine of the Greek War of Independence. We offer tours to independent travelers and we can also accept (with prior confirmation) groups of up to 100, at a time suitable to the requirements of the group itinerary. In our beautiful garden area, visitors read a brief history of Bouboulina’s life (available in 18 languages **) before entering the Mansion itself where the tour inside is then conducted in English: we are flexible regarding on the spot translating by your group leader into another language.In the grounds of the Mansion there is a three-hundred square metre pebble-mosaic courtyard, with olive trees and abundant flowers and shrubs, where we hold our Cultural Festival each summer with events such as opera, theatre, dance, children's theatres, modern song, piano and violin. Entrance to the Festival is free - any donations are used for various causes on the island.** Languages: Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

A whirlwind tour but interesting nonetheless. Some interesting items but I would liked to have seen more about how they lived in house.

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Tells an amazing story about a remarkable woman. Cost of entry is reasonable and allows the museum to survive.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A must do .A visit to a bygone era.Fabulous house and artifacts,very good tour and guides.Bouboulina,a domestic godess,Greek heroine,business woman and matriarch. A good role model for all time,the Greek people should be very proud of her.

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Totton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

An enthusiastic and articulate guide. A very well planned and tourist friendly guided tour which gives an invaluable insight into the Island's rich heritage.

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Paris, France
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13 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very easy to find and only 2mn away from Dapia's boats arrival and all the cafés . Very charming old mansion , well kept , owned by the same family . Guided tours organised in various langages , on time schedule . Also an Art festival in August ! You will learn more about famous heroin Bouboulina , Indépendance war... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was great to learn the history of the island. Tour guides were great. Love that it's so family oriented.

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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Excellent museum and tour in which we learnt so much about the history of the island. Good for young and old as it's not a long tour and minimal walking. Highly recommended!

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

A historical gem preserved through the ages on the island. Anyone interested in the history of Spetses and generally of Greece must visit the museum for an appreciation of the determination and courage of the Greek nation. The house and its interiors are an impressive preservation of Greek history. The tour guide is highly recommended, which details the life of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

By far the best attraction in the island! It is a must! The guides were amazing the house just a masterpiece! I would definitely visit it again if I visit Spetses.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Been there 3 times during summer. and i would go again in any chance. The museum, actually Bouboulina's home is small, but so well kept! The staff that narrates you the story is so dedicated, probably all of them are Bouboulina's Family members and theis narration is breath-taking. They give you historic information more than just Bouboulina's lifestory. The last... More 

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