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Museum of Local Art and Agricultural History

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Address: 11th km on the Old National Road | From Heraklion to Rethymnon, Heraklion, Crete 71500, Greece
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Phone Number: +30 281 082 1050
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The form and image of the Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village is complete...

The form and image of the Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village is complete with the presence of the museum of Local Art and Agricultural History.To achieve its main goal, which is to preserve and promote the Cretan civilization and tradition, Arolithos established a museum.This museum exhibits old household objects of everyday life, agricultural tools and various items of local art.There is also a computer in the museum providing information about Arolithos and all the activities available.A bibliographic reference material on the tradition, the civilization and the history Crete is currently being compiled. This library will soon be available to the public.

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Little museum

When you go from Heraklion to Rethinmo you should visit to this little museum. You can see how settler lives. You can try local food and local wine. People who works there are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 June 2016
Андрей К
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

When you go from Heraklion to Rethinmo you should visit to this little museum. You can see how settler lives. You can try local food and local wine. People who works there are pleasing and might helps you.

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MichailS, General Manager at Museum of Local Art and Agricultural History, responded to this review

Dear guest We would like to thank you very much for your review. It is nice to hear that you had a nice experience in Arolithos. Your opinion is important and it will help other guests to plan their holidays. Arolithos is really an exceptional place. Its character is very particular and we try as much as possible to keep... More 

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