May 8, 2015

Tomato Industrial Museum

It is definitely worth visiting the historical tomato factory of D.Nomikos in Vlychada which has been transformed into an impressive, modern Industrial Museum. It offers the visitors a journey back in the industrial period of Santorini by guiding them through the cultivation, processing and production of tomato, one of the most famous and traditional products of Santorini. In the museum the visitor experiences the traditional methods followed by the tomato producers of Santorini and, at the same time, becomes acquainted with the history of the island, its inhabitants and their traditions.
Museum exhibits include processing machinery dated back to 1890, the hand-written books of the plant, old tools, the first labels as well as audiovisual material with narrations of people who worked in the plant.
Open daily: 10.00 – 18.00