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Went there as part of a cruise type trip. Had to pay 10€ to get in as the lady refused to believe my son is 12. Then i read on website it's free entry (I hope it's not the case!). There is a vast collection...More
Here you can find things you never have seen before. A lot of amforas seeshells and strange animals. It's a large collection. We met the divers son a couple of years ago. He told us about his fathers work and interest of starting this museum....More
All items (~17000) in this museum are retrieved from the sea by one man, probably the last traditional sponge diver. You will see sponges, shells, weird fishes, sharks, ancient greek amphorae, second world war ship/airplane parts. Impressive are the shells and sharks. You would have...More
Such an amazing place to visit. Very different from other museums. The creatures they display from the sea are incredible! Also the history of sponge diving which Kalymnos is famous for. We visited this place nine years ago for a different reason. As volunteers for...More
This museum is a great look at not only weird sea life that has been found in the waters around the island but it also shows how important the ocean is and had been to Kalymnos.
The bonus is it is right near a beautiful...More
A very interesting collection of artefacts from the sea. Examples of sponges, shells and fish as well as German aircraft wreckage from WW 2.
The collector died about three years ago doing what he loved to do......diving to add things to his museum.
Do visit this small but interesting museum of sea life. So many items from the deep. A lot of years of hard work has gone into this. It is now being expanded and improved by the son of the owner. Well presented.