Kassandra peninsula has a variety of folklore museums where guests can discover the way the local habitants used to live. There are Folklore museums in Polychrono, in Kassandria, in Agia Paraskevi and in Afytos. However, there is also a very special museum: The Fisheries Museum. The Fisheries Museum established by the Municipality of Moudania is the only fisheries museum in Greece, a country in which fishing is an old tradition. The museum is located in Nea Moudania and both kids and adults shall consider it a beautiful and completely educational experience. The purpose of the Museum is to converse and reveal this important part of Greece’ s cultural heritage and also to increase public awareness of marine life and the need to converse it. Yet the Museum does not only confine itself to conversing the testimony of the collective memory, but it also acts as a communication medium in a live and dynamic environment, which attracts a visitor to participation, learning and enjoyment, providing a variety of stimuli. Apart from the exhibition area, there is also a room for multifunctional uses (educational activities, meetings e.t.c.) as well as a library reading room available to visitors and researchers who may wish to use the facilities. The concept of a fisheries museum belongs to the Moudania Nautical Club, which offered the Municipality of Moudania an important collection of shells from Greek waters and contributed to the conservation of old fishing equipment.
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