Old School Museum – Μουσείο παλαιού σχολείου

There is always something going on in the Old School Museum in Vlatos. Jazz music, old tools, looms, literature, you name it! Come for a visit starting January every day from 10:00 until 13:00. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Like this pageTweet

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Christmas came early this year

This week not only brought the rain back to Inaxorio also Christmas appeared at the Old School Museum in Vlatos. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Like this pageTweet

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Museum signs

Today the second sign leading you to the old school museum in Vlatos was ready and installed. Like this pageTweet

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New floor for old church

In the past week the church of Vlatos got cleaned, the wooden floor was removed from the ceiling, all wood was oiled and a new floor was installed. Now let’s start the music, the theater and the laughs! Like this pageTweet

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In the meantime in the old church

As part of the Old School Museum the old church, that never was a church because the roof collapsed when it was finished, the roof beams were replaced, the tiles cleaned and the mezzanine removed. Like this pageTweet

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A Chinaman In China by Jules Verne, adapted by Nikos Kazantzakis

Part of the collection in the Old School Museum of Vlatos consists of books. All are digitally stored by now and one of them is quite special; it is an adaptation of Jules Vernes’ A Chinaman In China by the famous Cretan author Nikos Kazantzakis. The book was printed in Greece in 1931 and has

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Fragments of museum artefacts

A small collection of fragments shot of objects in the Old School Museum in Vlatos. Opened daily from 10:00 to 13:00. Like this pageTweet

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28th October 1940: OXI

In the archives for the museum a couple of poster were found remembering the 28th of October 1940 when Metaxa told the Italians NO (OXI) and with that answer got Greece involved in WW2. Here are some of those posters. Like this pageTweet

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A visit to the Old School Museum

Today we show you some details of the exhibition on display at the Old School Museum in Vlatos. It is winter now so the light is not optimal but you will get a good impression of the exhibition. Feel free to visit the museum daily from 10:00 to 13:00. Like this pageTweet

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Restoring the Old School Museum and Church

Apart from many wooden antique items that need to be cleaned and oiled, we also started to clean and repair the old church. Yesterday the wooden roof beams were cleaned and today holes in the wall are repaired. It’s getting better every day! Like this pageTweet

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Old School Museum in Vlatos is now open for public

This week the Old School Museum is open for the first time. It is looking for feedback about the exhibition, the decoration and for suggestions about what a visitor would like to see. Here are some of the first pictures: Like this pageTweet

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Old School Museum in Vlatos is taking shape

The past week a lot of work was done at the old school of Vlatos. With the help of Johanna we decorated the museum and the entrance. Now it is open to the public to gather feedback of the visitors on how to improve the experience. Like this pageTweet

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Remembering weaving

Inaxorio helps the syllogos of Vlatos with establishing a small historic museum. Part of the exhibition will be 2 working looms. The knowledge of these ancient machines is getting lost so it is quite a challenge to restore these beauties. Here are some pictures: Like this pageTweet

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Artefacts in the Vlatos museum

Inaxorio helps to create a local history museum in Vlatos, Inaxorio. Part of the work is cataloging all printed materials like maps, books and pictures. We hope to restore and frame them in due time. Here are some of them. Like this pageTweet

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Jacobs’ stone collection in Milia

Jacob Tsourounakis, one of the builders/designers of Milia, collected a large number of stone throughout his life. Now you can see them in Milia across from the restaurant. Like this pageTweet

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A beautiful Greco-Romano mosaic

In the Archeological Museum of Kastelli you will find all kinds of treasures from Polyrinia, Falasarna and Kastelli excavations. The center piece is a 8 by 7 meter mosaic that will blow your mind. It must be one of the most complete mosaics ever recovered. Definitely worth the trip to Kastelli. Like this pageTweet

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