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Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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A modern gem displaying traditional costumes

Words are not enough to explain to you just how much of a statement this museum makes! Right from... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2019
Georgia G
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Astoria, New York
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A genuine collection of Greek traditional costumes and trully oe of the most comprehensive... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2019
Konstantinos-AN
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Kalamata, Greece
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The Victoria G. Karelias Collection of greek traditional costumes was created, initially as a private collection, by the founding member and long-standing president of the Lyceum Club of Greek Women of Kalamata, V. Karelias. The collection comprises...more
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

Words are not enough to explain to you just how much of a statement this museum makes! Right from the exterior you know you’re about to see something splendid yet when you walk in through the doors you stand and I mesmerized by the ambience...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Georgia G
Reviewed August 8, 2019

A genuine collection of Greek traditional costumes and trully oe of the most comprehensive collections in Greece

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Konstantinos-AN
Reviewed August 7, 2019

I am very happy to have visited this place! The costumes are amazing, but what is even more amazing is how modern, yet traditional this museum is. I believe that anyone visiting Kalamata could only benefit by a visit to this museum!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

Wonderful collection of Greek folk costumes. Stunningly displayed and curated. Friendly and helpful staff who gave us an iPad to walk around with which displayed dresses in detail and with notes. Funded by tobacco money, I understand which is the only drawback!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

I was delighted to have, firstly, found a museum on traditional Greek Costumes that was actually open (in July / hight of summer), and moreover had a very extensive collection of costumes from a variety of periods and locations. It was expertly curated, certainly put...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Simon W
Reviewed July 5, 2019

This museum is a collection of beautiful costumes from all the regions of Greece. They are amazingly displayed in a beautiful building just off March 23rd Square in the heart of the old town. A must see.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

This museum is so nicely done and the people here are so engaged with what they have to show you, that you are bound to like spending some time here even if you haven't spared one thought about Greek Costumes in your life before. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nico B
Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

I've never seen such an expo before! It was a real opening! Each the exibit is a separate story. And as you've explored the museum you understand that that collection is a matter of a whole life. I was so happy to meet Victoria! .....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Tatiana K
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

I really enjoyed this beautiful museum with amazing bridal and festive costumes. And some royal cosumes too. Very tastefully displayed, in a modern way. Prachtig

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 822mariekev
Reviewed May 16, 2019

This is a fantastic museum. It is modern, uses interactive technology, has fabulous displays, and charming staff. It's more than just costume it informs the viewer about the history and personality of Greece.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Normal ticket: 5 euro. Reduced ticket (above 65 years, under 12 years): 3 euro.
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Yes, the Museum is open all year round.
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