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A lovely Gem

We had a few hours to spare whilst relaxing on the beach, we decided that we should.visit this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cazzakim
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New Malden, United Kingdom
Excellent Family Museum

This museum is good value at 2 euros for entry. It is run by a family and all the artifacts are... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
Lorna730
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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“Gouves Museum” is located on the main commercial street of Kato Gouves. It has a large collection of original objects and photographs that offer insight into the everyday life and events of the residents of Gouves and Crete in the last century...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a few hours to spare whilst relaxing on the beach, we decided that we should.visit this small gem of a place. I can't remember the price, but i do remember it was pretty cheap. It's a room that stuffed packed with artifacts and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

This museum is good value at 2 euros for entry. It is run by a family and all the artifacts are from this family. They include household items and furniture, wine and olive presses, fishing items and many photos of the family going back years...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorna730
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Greeted at the entrance very "warmly" if not, a bit "over friendly" with kisses on the cheeks for male and female visitors! Looked around at the "relics" which seemed to be a collection of things, like a car boot sale, from the "Uncles" cellar who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Pleasant caretakers were happy to explain and inform on the exhibits. Photographs were encouraged. Artifacts were well displayed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LeeandLukesGLD
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming custodians. Very informative and interesting little museum. Well worth a visit! Good value for money.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ajhb2018
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Excellent small museum with a wide range of exhibits from the past of the Island. The owners are pasonate about history and spend time to explain to you the significance of the objects. It was so nice that the 'grandfather' remembered them in use on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Trevor L
Reviewed October 23, 2018

I'm not sure why this place has such good reviews, perhaps our expectations were too high but we didn't really enjoy it. It's one large room with old farm equipment, household utensils, photos, tools, furniture etc. The few labels are in greek, so you can't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This is no 3 storey London museum but the friendliness of the owners,explanations of the items,some over 300 years old made it unique.the music played by Vangelis and his uncle made everything feel traditional Greek

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank eric w
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We found this place by following various arrow signs around Kato Gouves and were glad that we did! Vangelis has collected a vast array of historical objects over the years and is proud to share them with anyone who visits the museum. The entrance fee...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elaine K
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this hidden gem of a museum. A lovely warm welcome on arrival. A small museum packed with interesting displays of history covering oil making, wine making, cooking utensils, weaving etc. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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DaveWNorfolk
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Geo B |
It is but the stuff should be informed when a person on wheelchair arrives, in order the special entrance to be opened.
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Response from BobGraham441 | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours are 9.00am to 2.00pm Adults 2 Euros Reduced 1 Euro
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