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Helmi's Natural History Museum

Agia Marina, 290 90, Greece
+30 697 489 2996
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Wonderful space and great team

Natural History museum in Zakynthos is a wonderful small museum based at the village of Agia... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dinantziora
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Bristol, United Kingdom
MARVELLOUS COLLECTION

Glad we made the effort to come here. There is a huge collection of nature exhibits, including... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
Jaywiseman
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Ulster
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The Museum's exhibitions offer in a pleasant way to the visitor the opportunity:to become familiar with the natural heritage of Zakynthos to be informed about suggested delightful routes he can take on the island to learn about the different life forms of the five continents.
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Agia Marina, 290 90, Greece
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+30 697 489 2996
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Natural History museum in Zakynthos is a wonderful small museum based at the village of Agia Marina. A wealth of natural history from the collection of the Museum Director MrHelmis in a spacious 3 floor museum with a conference space and a cafe. We spend...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

Glad we made the effort to come here. There is a huge collection of nature exhibits, including land, sea and air on three levels. These include sea creatures, fossils, butterfies/moths, birds and all sorts of animals and plants. There will be something to interest all...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

The museum is small but surprising. An eclectic mix of natural history from around the world that reflects the passion and dedication of its creator. A cross between the Horniman museum and the Tring Museum of natural history in the UK. The displays are beautifully...More

2  Thank CelticKatie
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

The nature inside and outside at its upmost!!! 40 years of private collection depicted in the eyes of each visitor. A man who made his interest an wonderful place where 6000 species are accomodated and revealed in front of our eyes. For his effort and...More

1  Thank christina s
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

As we entered, a faint whiff of salt and fish hit my nose .... the lights were off and the place was quiet. A man smiled, so genuine we couldn't leave. He took our money and pointed us in the direction of one room and...More

7  Thank sephreniazalasta
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

I had been looking forward to our visit and completely support the goals of the museum. However you need to be aware that there is alot of stuffed exhibits which are rather manky and not the best example of taxidermy. Probably not the best conditions...More

4  Thank Renee194
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Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

We saw this place on our complimentary island map and thought we'd give it a try. So glad we did as it's a real find. Nice, well thought out and presented exhibits that give a detailed overview of the island's flora and fauna. Well worth...More

1  Thank Martin B
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

I 've been there in '11 with wife and kids. The place displays the natural life on the island. Found out many things I had no idea of. My older kid (3) is still making stories about that swordfish :-)

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