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Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Greek History

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Amazing place!

The museum is definitely worth a visit and the work done there is simply magnificent... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Piraeus Region, Greece
Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Greek History / Ioannina

Very interesting wax status and to see how was Greeks life and her history; a nice wax museum, the... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2018
Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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12th km National Road Ioanninon - Athinon, Bizani 45500, Greece
+30 2651 092128
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very impressive. However, if you do not know anything about the recent history of Greece (past ~200 years...) you are not going to learn from this exhibit - hard to understand the basis for all of the positive reviews.... Most of the wax...More

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Κωνσταντίνος Β, Διευθυντής at Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Greek History, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Since such Museums are neither sightseeing or entertainment venues, it is apparent that our informative leaflet was neglected by you (to put it lightly). If truly interested, you could have visited our website, to draw and process ample information about the themes, the unique nature...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018

The museum is definitely worth a visit and the work done there is simply magnificent. Single-handedly made by one man (Mr Vrellis) who started from zero, and created the building, the statues and the "scenery" for the exhibits. Images and scenes from the recent Greek...More

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Very interesting wax status and to see how was Greeks life and her history; a nice wax museum, the figures seems very natural.

2  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed January 12, 2018

An overview of the local -and not only- greek history, presented with a unique, hair-raising way, that makes you relive the history. The wax characters look so alive, with their eyes so realistic, like they're going to talk to you.

1  Thank rain b
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

I strongly recommend it for all of ages. Despite the fact that i am not history fan, it impressed me a lot.!

3  Thank Kostantinos H
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Nicely done but for 6€ per person yo should be able to expext some information from the guide! Even the signs were very unsufficient on information! Wax figures are very well done!

1  Thank Kite-Costa74
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Figures frozen in time. Images and scenes from the recent Greek history of the revolution against the Ottoman and the life under the bloodthirsty vicious tyrant Ali Pasha the Tepelenly. It a very well presented museum filled with wax figures of high quality workmanship. I...More

1  Thank 66Nicolas
Reviewed October 16, 2017

The P.Vrellis museum is the second oldest wax museum in Europe. The wax figures it contains reflect on the greek history, covering the most important periods of it. More specifically, you can find informative representations of the revolution of 1821 till the WWII. Once you...More

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed September 21, 2017

This museum is really amazing and incredible. All done by one artist with very little outside help. A knowledgable guide escorts you through this historical exhibit of scenes of area history. The life-sized wax figures in the tableaux are very realistic and emotionally moving. Not...More

2  Thank VVThanx
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, a must visit during your stay in Ioannina. Travels you through historic events. The excibitions are very well made

1  Thank WhaTsap7
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