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Ecomuseo Della Memoria - Le Terme DI San Calogero e la Pomice DI Lipari

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Good display of local geology and cultural artifacts

We enjoyed seeing the displays of the geology of the area and the depth of the volcanic research... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Rich M
Worth the effort

Had a lovely guided tour of the hot water spring, the domed building unearthed is apparently the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
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The EcoMuseum of Memories recalls, illustrates and highlights two themes that are united by the important role that they both have played in the lives of the Aeolian people since ancient times: the story of the spa of San Calogero which dates back...more
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Via San Calogero SNC, 98055, Sicily, Italy
+39 338 505 6485
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I appreciate that they are a donation based organization and restoring the history and story of this area. If you are in the area go, but otherwise can skip. Not enough intersting stuff

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We enjoyed seeing the displays of the geology of the area and the depth of the volcanic research. Great place to get a feel for the area and other volcanic areas of the earth

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this museum while hiking the path between Caolino and Pianoconte on a really hot day and it was pleasant to pause in the cool 18th century building at this excellent museum. The excavations of ancient thermal bathes predating the Romans are surprisingly complete...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Had a lovely guided tour of the hot water spring, the domed building unearthed is apparently the oldest building in the med, passed an hour on but only visitable if you hire a car or scooter

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

unpeeling historical layers is a wonderful way to touch base with essences of Sicily. But worthy of commemoration is how beguiling is the setting and how exotic the atmosphere is. Back home in Oz, lucky recipient of economic migrants from the islands when the mining...More

Thank Eli B
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Island of Lipari is small, with beautiful passionate people. The Greek baths of San Calogero are being restored by volunteers, and there is a small art gallery. Baths are around 3000 years old, and fascinating. Admission is free, but remember to donate a few Euros....More

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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

A very good guide took us around and showed us one of the only remaining saunas from Roman times. The pools are still 70c. Worth a detour.

Thank TraveldadLondon
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We caught the ferry over from Scilily which takes about an hour. Lipari is one of 7 Islands. Lipari has cobblestone streets & alley ways with shops restaurants & bars, it is a great place to come as your main base, & you can island...More

2  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 11 August 2014

A three thousand years old spa! Nothing spectacular but a moving place operated by a private foundation protecting Lipari's memory. Pomice museum makes a good introduction to this very useful material and to Obsidian which is the same chemical cooked at lower temperature by the...More

2  Thank Michel S
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Great hiking trails and views. Very long hikes with varied types of trails. One of our favorites. No tourist attractions except for the views

Thank Janina G
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