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THE ONE AND ONLY BEE MUSEUM IN GREECE

A private initiative made with love from Melissokomiki Dodecanese S.A.

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Visit the Bee Museum

Opening hours:
Monday-Saturday: 08.30-17.00
Sunday: 09.00-13.00

Visit our museum and see bees’ amazing world in transparent observation hives, the tradition and history of beekeeping in Rhodes, how honey is obtained (from the bee to our table).
Learn everything about beesand their valuable products: honey, pollen, wax, propolis and royal jelly.
Interact with digital exhibition infokiosks and educational games.
Have a walk in the bees’ garden and learn the Rhodian herbs and flowers which bees visit.
You can taste and buy bee natural products in the selling point of the Museum.

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Bees: A miracle of nature

A whole new world unleashes in front of your eyes. Enjoy the experience!
Children will love it!

Bees – The most beneficial species of the animal kingdom for humans:
Humans cultivated bees since the ancient times. Honey is referred as therapeutical in Egyptian papyruses 3500 years ago. In the ancient Indians’ book of life it is said that life is prolonged when there is honey and milk in everyday diet. Nectar was the food of the immortal Olympian Gods. Zeus was brought up with honey by the Bee nymph.The father of medicine Hippocrates recommended it for the treatment of several diseases, and so did Aristotle who believed that honey prolongs life.

More than

30000

Visitors/Year

More than

100

Historical Exhibits

Enjoy

4

Interactive Applications

  • event

    2-day Apiculture Workshop

    12 & 13/2   Sunday, 12/2/2017, 18.00-21.00 Alex. Gkousiaris Speech Bee Museum Opening Ceremony Honey night Monday, 13/2/2017, 17.00-21.00 Ale ...

    2017
  • melekouni

    Melekouni

    In the island of Rhodes it’s tradition to offer melekounia on weddings or christenings. The relatives and the friends of the bride and the groom ...

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