Really well done Museum. Very informative. Actual artifacts to see how it is all done. A short top to tour and view is worth it!
About Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil
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A modern building where you will learn everything about the olive you could wish. From artworks and charts on species through to full size olive presses through the ages, apparatus for soap making, photos... We were brought here during a tour of Greece. Maybe a...More
This museum has many different types of olive manufacturing tools that have been used throughout the years. I enjoyed seeing how time changed the "machines" and also learning how olives play/played such a large role in the lives of the Greeks including use in worship,...More
We would probably not have visited this museum if it had not been raining. However, it was a great odd experience. The building alone is worth the visit. The exhibits are well displayed and, for me, a long and interesting history is well told.
We visited the museum in advance of actually seeing olive oil production and it gave us great insights into what we were about to see. The museum is well set up in terms of flow of information and has a nice gift shop area.
Excellent Museum most informative and interesting. You'll see the history of Oil, Olives and the Oil making process.
Well worth the visit, giving you an extensive view on how the Olive industry has developed over the centuries. Careful with the gifts, you should be able to buy cheaper elsewhere.
Excellent museum, worth the time and stop. Very good displays. Only disappointment - and it was major - there was no museum shop selling olive oils. That seemed odd to me as a tourist. Staff was excellent. Learned a great deal and Greek Olive Oil...More