Category: Special Interests
Address: 25 Staikopoulou St.
Postal Code: 21100
Telephone: +30 27520-21618
The Museum is located in in Nafplion, Greece, in an 18th century two-story building. There is an exhibit of 400 komboloi findings of the period 1750-1950 with it's historical course. More than 60000 people from around the world have visited the museum to date.
The museum is on the first floor, with the workshop and the retail shop on the ground floor.
In the workshop visitors can watch the making of the kombolois. Old kombolois are being repaired and replicas of old kombolois are being made with hand made beads from solid amber, amber filings (Faturan), bone, shell, horn, crystal. Keyrings are also made from the beads of the kombolois. Finally, the unique komboloi-amulets are made, using ancient knowledge.
In the retail shop of the museum the visitors can purchase :
- Replicas of old kombolois of the museum, produced in the museum's workshop. Prices begin at €6.
- Authentic old kombolois of the period 1850-1950.
- Keyrings made with the beads of the kombolois.
- Authentic amulets produced in the workshop of the museum and others made in various Greek or foreign monasteries.