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Address: , Fira 847 00, Greece
Phone Number: 302286023077
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Description: The Cultural Centre “Megaro Gyzi” is housed in Megaro Gyzi, one of the few...
The Cultural Centre “Megaro Gyzi” is housed in Megaro Gyzi, one of the few 17th century old family mansions. The Megaro Gyzi Museum is situated in the Halls of the Cultural Centre, where five Permanent Exhibitions are hosted: An exhibition of authentic engravings with maps, landscapes and dresses of the Cycladic islands from the 15th to 19th century. An exhibition of old manuscripts from late 16th to 19th century. A collection of paintings and photographs of Santorini. Open May through October.
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This museum houses many photos of Santorini before the 1956 earthquake and after. There are also old photos and pictures depicting the way they dressed in the past. It takes a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Loved the photos of before and after the earthquake in 1956. Amazing church documents and also some paintings. Very tranquil museum.

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This museum houses many photos of Santorini before the 1956 earthquake and after. There are also old photos and pictures depicting the way they dressed in the past. It takes a short time to see it all but worth the time.

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Suva, Fiji
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We didn't plan to visit this museum, but fell upon it in our strolls through Fira. It was fairly empty when we visited which was a plus. The main interest for us were the period photographs and paintings which gave us more insight into the history and feel of Santorini. Being such a picturesque island anyway, the photos and paintings... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

If you happen to stumble upon this museum than go in and pay the 3 euros to see it. It has some art work on display along with some photos from the 1950s earthquake and other historical artifacts from the region. It wasn't a must see. The architecture of the home was not extremely interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

we went at a free entrance music show, it was beautiful, the people are friendly and this place's special architecture inspires some respect. nice work restoring and using it.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

you must see it , it's worth it you see paintings of Santorini I loved it!All history of Santorini is there and has great architecture!

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Gerringong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you ll go to Santorini dont miss to visit this museum. Is located in Fira and has many activities there such as paintings and festivals we see the paintings of Santorini from the past and has a great architecture!

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

we saw many interesting things there, like collection of paintings from santorini, some old historical manuscripts (very nice experience thought!!) and some very beutiful scenic photographs by pintos couple!! very good museum and maybe i will visit again someday with my kids!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

While it's worth visiting this museum, because it provides an interesting background to the history of Santorini, don't expect to spend much time here because there are not many exhibits. (we spent about 45 minutes there).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This museum is around the corner from the Museum of Prehistoric Thera, so it's a no-brainer for those who like museums. The collection of documents goes back to the 1600's, so it's quite interesting.

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