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Art of Silk Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 20:00
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Fascinating

Really great museum showing the whole process of silk production from the silk worm egg to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ChrisTSBatten
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Friendly place. Nice visit

Very good museum without to be bored. Very friendly staff and good prices to buy authentic clothes... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
George P
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3 weeks ago
“Fascinating ”
27 Nov 2017
“Friendly place. Nice visit”
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In the Art of Silk Museum you will be guided through the exhibits in the carefully restored neoclassical building. The exhibits are in working order and the visitor will be able to get a taste of what it meant to work in the silk industry from silk...more
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199 Vas. Georgiou, Soufli 684 00, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really great museum showing the whole process of silk production from the silk worm egg to the finished product. Presented in a beautifully restored historic building and a very helpful English guide to help with interpretation. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChrisTSBatten
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Very good museum without to be bored. Very friendly staff and good prices to buy authentic clothes by silk.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank George P
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Very interesting experience. Highly recommended. Unique silk creations created through the years have given the town of Soufli its identity. Used to be 800.000 kilos of pure silk were produced in town, with today's output being less than 10K. It is coming back though and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank peterevan2016
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had the great pleasure of having Nik as our guide. She was a wonderful lady who masterfully gave the tour in both English and Greek at the same time! We learned so much about how silk is made. If you are close to Soufli...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Monika M
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice museum... Nic's tour around the museum and the art of silk processing was outstanding. The visitor can see the whole process and history of silk, starting from the birth of silkworm!!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank George B
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

If you understand English ask Nik to explain you about the silk. She is a great tour guide and very competent. She is from UK but knows everything about silk.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Alexkonsta1
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Excellent free guided tour of the museum. Very informative on how pure silk is originally made from silkworms.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank siewmr
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is a very unique experience. This museum is housed in a lovely 19th century house which has been sympathetically converted to house the silk museum. The best feature is the excellent guide who takes you through the whole process of silk making from the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank parsifal
Reviewed 17 September 2015

A well-prepared and comprehensive presentation of the traditional art of silk production in the area by the established Tsiakiris firm. There is a shop with their amazing products but with no pressure to buy unless you express an interest. The overall impression is that there...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Tiz2015
Reviewed 14 August 2015

If you have driven all the way from the UK almost to the Turkish border you may be surprised to come upon an English lady giving tours in a Greek museum, but such is the Art of Silk museum in Soufli. If you want to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank rogert151
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