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Cyclades Olive Museum, Pitrofos
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Cyclades Olive Museum occupies a carefully restored olive mill boasting an impressive history dating back to the early 19th century. One of the best-preserved examples of an animal-powered olive mill in the country, this facility offers a look into an important local industry, which influenced practically every sphere of daily life for centuries. The building itself represent a fine example of Cycladic architecture, with the ground floor dedicated to the museum. Inside it, you can watch an informative video and listen to a talk about the pre-industrial type of oil production, which was usually performed by local families. Use our Andros tour planner to visit Cyclades Olive Museum on your trip to Andros, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Really nice explanation and reproduction of the old times olive oil production; emotional and funny staging. 
  • No visit to Andros is complete without seeing this olive museum. It has bee accurately, professionally but above all lovingly restored by the owner Dimitris Chelmis. It is informative with an excellen...  more »
  • Original olive oil mill situated in a seclude village Ano Petrifos (Andros), beautifully restored bij its owner Mr. Dimitris Chelmis. Dimitris provides passionate tours (in English language) in a thor...  more »