Hosted in the “Leontaridios Greek Urban School for Boys”, which was built in 1909, you will find a collection that summarizes the area’s religious history. The exhibits displayed here, such as vestments, utensils, religious books and byzantine icons, will provoke you a feeling of devoutness. The museum is located at the center of...
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At 14th May Street stands the traditional mansion that hosts a rich collection of local costumes, tools, utensils and needlework of Thrace. There is also the possibility of finding people, who were uprooted from the Eastern Thrace and settled in the Prefecture of Evros in the early 20th century, via the installed system.
It is located in ' Platania ' in the settlement of Maistros, 2km to the east of Alexandroupolis. Here you will learn about the evolution of plants, mammals and fish that live in the area. You can also watch the projections of the show hall.
It is located in Kypros (Cyprus) Square, in the old Town Hall of Alexandroupolis, while in its interior you will admire hundreds of stuffed birds and animals, but also samples of the flora of Evros’ Delta.
In the traditional mansion that once belonged to Kourtidis family, you will have the opportunity to learn about the history of silk, the path followed for its transfer from China to Europe and the ways of cultivation of silkworms. Your interest will be triggered by the looms that are hosted here.
Representative samples of the tradition and the cultural identity of the region are kept in its halls. Visiting hours: Daily 10:00 - 13:30 & 18:00 - 22:00, except Mondays.
Take advantage of the free admission and wander around both floors that narrate the contemporary military history, from the Revolution in 1821 up to our days, through several exhibits such as weapons, tanks, swords, medals and uniforms as well as maps and audiovisual material.
Several paintings and murals, all donated by the painter Nalbantis Dimitrios, await you in the reformed traditional building near the entrance of the castle of Didymoticho.
The Museum's collection consists of 3,400 objects associated with the tradition and the everyday life of the locals, from the 18th century and onwards. Moreover, you will be impressed by a Gospel written in Turkish, but in Greek lettering.