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Cyclades Olive Museum, Andros

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Cyclades Olive Museum occupies a carefully restored olive mill boasting an impressive history dating back to the early 19th century. One of the best-preserved examples of an animal-powered olive mill in the country, this facility offers a look into an important local industry, which influenced practically every sphere of daily life for centuries. The building itself represent a fine example of Cycladic architecture, with the ground floor dedicated to the museum. Inside it, you can watch an informative video and listen to a talk about the pre-industrial type of oil production, which was usually performed by local families. For up-to-date visiting days and hours please check the museum’s website: www.musioelias.gr/en/node/25 Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Cyclades Olive Museum by using our Andros trip itinerary maker website.
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  • This was both an education and an experience. Useful insights into the making of olive oil from the entertaining owner and restorer.  more »
  • One of our best experiences on our visit to Andros. A personal, informative, and entertaining presentation, takes about an hour. Dmitri, our host / docent, is from the family that owned this olive.....  more »
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  • Great little place and personal tour! A lot of hard work and effort has gone into it and it shows. Definitely worth a quick detour, call to check opening times!
  • It was a very nice experience. The owner was so friendly, gave us, so to say, a private tour through the museum. We would recommend the visit to everybody, who will visit Andros. The owner suggested us to try Loukoumades and we did - it was so delicious...Thanks a lot for this advice 😍

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