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From a previous visit to Milos we knew that mining was an important part of the island's history and economy, but didn't fully appreciate how much until we visited the Milos Mining Museum. The Museum is well laid out and illustrates not only the rich...More
This is the second time we have visited and it really is worth a visit. Thorough history of prehistoric obsidian culture right up to current mining industry.good explanations in Greek and English.
Lots of samples to view. Nice and cool inside so go late morning...More
The museum is very nicely organised and contains interesting specimens with clear descriptions. I was surprised by the unpolite staff when I mentioned some specimens are wrongly labelled. I am a palaeontologist and I noticed a glaring mistake, so I wanted to contact someone to...More
The trip with Kostas and Andreas was fun and very professionally organized and - oh my God - it ended with a stunning highlight at Kleftiko. The trip offered beautiful blue sea water, colorful rocks, interesting adventures in the caves and great, self-cooked food by...More
We stopped in the MMM after spending several days on the island. It was informative and well appointed, given the location. The entire family really enjoyed the two videos they have, with interviews of past miners. If you appreciate Milos for its rich history, this...More
On the around the island on the fabulous boat tour on the Thalassitra, the guide showed us mining areas, discussed the mining on the island and taught us about the different rock/lava formations and colors. The Mining Museum was perfect to follow and teach us...More
Milos is an island shaped by its past. There are mines and quarries all over the island; strangely beautiful and sometimes haunting places. This museum really helps you to understand why things are as they are here. Don't miss the short video presentations where the...More
We visited the museum on a cloudy and windy morning, but would highly recommend a visit even on a very fine day. Being neither geologists nor scientists, we were not sure how interesting it would be for us, but the exhibits were very clearly set...More
An interesting museum which documents the history of mining on the island. The most interesting for me, was the films playing in the auditorium, where you discovered more about the personal lives of people who had worked in the mining industry.