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Stay informed about the events and news about the Museum of Natural History and the Mushroom Museum.


3rd Mushroom Feast program

The Museum is hosting the 3rd Annual Mushroom Feast! The Feast will take place in the central square of Kalampaka (Rigas Feraios square) at 29, 30 September and 1 October. We look forward to welcome you to the Feast! Here is the program: Friday 29 September 10:00 Place preparation 14:00 Guest arrival 18:00 The Feast…

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Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum gained a new award!

This is the second year in the row that the biggest travel website TripAdvisor honors the Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum with the Certificate of Excellence for 2017. In the same time, TripAdvisor enlisted the Museum as first among the Museums in Thessaly and as second among the Greek Natural History Museums….

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The 3rd Annual Mushroom Feast will take place in Kalabaka at the end of September.

The 3rd annual Mushroom Feast will take place in Kalabaka from 29th of September to 1st of October and it is organized by the Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum. Since the huge success of the two prior feasts, the Museum promises that this year’s feast will include many surprises! This 3-day celebration…

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Summer opening hours

The Museum is open: Monday to Sunday 10.00 am to 7.00 pm. Come and pay us a visit!

Our products are available on Amazon!

It is with great joy that we announce that the Museum’s mushroom and truffle products are available for the whole world on Amazon! The excellent specifications of the products are the main reason they have been chosen by Amazon and in the same time this is a great opportunity for Greek mushroom products to be…

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The truffle hunting season starts at 26th March

The truffle hunting season starts at 26th March Every Sunday it is available for individuals The Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum is constantly trying to highlight alternative touristic activities that reveal the nature’s wealth. Therefore, it is hosting truffle hunting in the wider are of Meteora. Well-trained truffle dogs with their trainer…

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Winter Opening Hours

The Museum is open to the public: Monday to Friday: 09.00-17.00, Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays: 10.00-18.00.   The period between 26/11/2016 and 7/1/2017 the Museum will be open weekdays, weekends and bank holidays, from 09.00 to 20.00

2nd Annual Mushroom Feast!

The second annual mushroom feasts starts tomorrow! There will be 3 days about mushrooms that include: mushroom and truffle hunting, mushroom cooking, theatrical plays, various bands, traditional dance show and much more! Here is the analytical program: Friday 26/8 Time Event 10:00 Place preparation 14:00 Guests arrival 19:30 Presentation at the Museum of the 1st…

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Truffle hunting as it is presented in “The XFun Foodie Club”

  The Chinese show of traveling and eating experiences «The XFun Foodie Club» is presenting the truffle hunting of the Museum.  

Sculpture Exhibition is hosted by the Museum

The plaster-copper casting workshop of the Fine Arts School of Greece and the Natural History Museum of Meteora present a sculpture exhibition that deals with the concept of template in art. The exhibition can be found in the Museum from June 28 to October 15, 2016. Curator of the exhibition is the sculptor and assistant…

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Summer Opening Hours

From Monday 13th June the Museum will be open daily(including weekends) from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm.

The Museum received a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor for 2016

One of the few Natural History Museum in Greece that have received this certificate. The Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum has announced that it has received a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor®. Six years now, the Certificate conferment recognizes and honors the businesses of hospitality field that received exceptional critics on TripAdvisor…

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Truffle hunting, hosted by the Museum will be aired in China!

On Monday 16th of May, the Museum organized and hosted a truffle hunting experience for the presenters and the crew of the most popular travel and foodie reality show of China: «The Xfun Foodie Club» The show contacted the Museum a few weeks ago and reveiled their wish to live the experience of truffle hunting…

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Innovative way of tour guide on the Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum

  A new technology application created by the company URBOTOUR, which is located in Trikala, was offered to the Museum.   The Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, aiming to offer the fullest possible information to its visitors and in the same time to promote effectively its value kai its messages for the…

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Winter Opening Hours

  The Museum’s opening hours for the period of winter will be different. From Monday 26 October the Museum will be open to the public:   Monday to Friday: 09.00-17.00 Saturday and Sunday: 10.00-18.00

Origami workshop for beginners

  WHAT IS ORIGAMI   Origami is an art of paper folding, where cutting with scissors is not allowed and results in the construction of various sculptures, like animals, people, stars, etc. The word Origami derives from the words “paper” (kami) and “folding” (ori), although there are people claiming that it derives from the greek…

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The Wealth of the Land of Thessaly

The Natural History Museum of Meteora – Mushroom Museum, as part of its initiatives for the promotion of our natural wealth, organizes an exhibition of products of the land of Thessaly from the 1st till the 20th of August 2015. The Museum’s philosophy, requires continuous effort to connect our natural wealth with the struggle of…

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Two-day conference for the Egyptian vulture

From the 2nd till the 3rd of April, 2015, our Museum will be organizing a two-day event about the Egyptian vulture. “Asproparis”, as it is the local name of the vulture, symbol of Meteora, used to be a widespread and common summer breeding visitor all over mainland and some islands. Its current breeding population is…

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