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Address: | Kastro, Mykonos Town, Greece
Phone Number: 30 22890 - 22 591
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Memories of Mykonos life, much of it donated by the family of the first resident. The displays cover many aspects of life: work, relaxation, worship. Speak to the curator to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2015
Saudi Arabia
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Greek first
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English first
Brighton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Near to Paraportiani church this is well worth a visit with its eclectic collection of traditional items relating to cycladic life - the guide to the museum is well worth purchasing and has interesting articles on life and agriuculture

Thank YsanneB
Saudi Arabia
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350 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Memories of Mykonos life, much of it donated by the family of the first resident. The displays cover many aspects of life: work, relaxation, worship. Speak to the curator to get the explanations of everything, it is much more worthwhile than viewing it alone.

Thank Captain_Condor
The Netherlands
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is a free museum with a nice and interesting history. It's located in the former captain's house. The guy gave a tour and told us a lot about artifacts and history.

Thank Hans V
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

An interesting place comprised mainly of the collection of one individual who used to be a captain. There is a curator who shares some stories and is very willing to answer questions. They also have a little brochure printed to give some background. It's not a must see place but if you're walking by and it's open, then it's worth... More 

Thank weekendtraveller09
Wheeling IL
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38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great old captains house. Lots of artifacts from the original owners. A mini peep into Greek life before major tourism changed the town and its economic underpinnings. The docent/caretaker was very well informed. There are self-guided tours in several languages. Costumes, customs, furniture all combine there to show the family's interests, status and private possessions. Worth a stop.

Thank wanderwoman43
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83 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This museum is free to get into. It has an eclectic collection of things to introduce you to the way of life of the Mykonians. The have artwork, trinkets, antiques and boat replicas in the basement. The house itself is set up to reflect its time period. The museum is very small, but there is a lot of interesting stuff... More 

Thank Tygerness
Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I do recommend seeing this small museum. It's unique, free, and in a central location. This may have been the strangest museum I've ever been too. It looked like an indoor garage sale with minimal organization. Some highlights were: a 10 foot model ship, mannequins in traditional garb, four sewing machines, and a paper mache pelican.

2 Thank DejaV
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Small charming museum. I wish they had a bigger budget to better showcase those pieces of Mykonos history. Easy to find by the water. For those who want to see more than shops, shops, shops in town.

2 Thank Marie-H_Montreal
Dublin, Ireland
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68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This museum is small but interesting and gives a good feel of what Mykonos was like in the old days. Also free in...

2 Thank JimJackman
Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Greek Tourism app listed hours as 16:30-19:30. We waited until 16:45, but no one came to open it. Our hotel staff confirmed that it is not likely open. Enjoyed the short hike and the view.

2 Thank IronBlosam

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