Santorini Tomato Museum

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Updated: June 8, 2020

Industrial Tomato Museum – Vlychada Beach, Santorini. – The cherry-sized tomato is one of the most famous and traditional products of Santorini and has been cultivated on the island since the end of the 19th century. – What makes this cultivation and processing unique is that the cherry tomatoes grow in the harsh volcanic soil of the island. This is what gives them their distinctive flavor. – The museum offers you a journey back to the industrial past of Santorini where you can hear real accounts of people who worked in the plant. – Guided tours of the museum are offered every half an hour and take approximately 20-30 minutes. – Tickets: Adults-10€. Children 12-18 years old, students and seniors (65+)-6€. Children up to 12 years old-free. – Open all year. May to October open 10am to 6pm. Closed on Mondays. Last tour offered at 5:30pm. Limited hours November to April and appointments necessary to visit. – Warehouses feature art and photography from local artists. – There’s an interesting museum shop for purchases. – Restaurants nearby and within walking distance (including the excellent Kiria Roula’s). Most offer a menu of seafood, but other meat and vegetable options available. – Plenty of parking on the street by the museum. – Bus available from Fira – but it’s a long walk from the bus stop to the museum. Ask driver to stop at Nostos Studios in Perivolos (it’s a 25 minute walk from here). Phone: 22860 85141 • Email: [email protected]

Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Tickets and entrance at Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Tomato Museum in Santorini with Kids.

Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Cafe at Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Tomato Museum in Santorini.

Parking at Tomato Museum in Santorini.

There’s lots of parking at the museum.

Directions and driving to Tomato Museum in Santorini.

If driving to the Tomato Museum turn here off the road to Perissa.

Closest bus stop to Tomato Museum in Santorini.

If taking the bus to the Tomato Museum get off here in Perivolos. It’s about a 25 minute walk from this stop.

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