Ouzo Barbayanni Museum - Maria's Apartments Plomari Lesvos Greece

Visit the treasure of Plomari the Ouzo Barbayanni museum and learn everything about the150-year tradition of the family in the production of ouzo.

The Ouzo Barbayannis family has been passionately pursuing perfection in the taste of greek ouzo and preserving the traditional distillation techniques for five generations. As a result, the Barbayannis name is identified throughout the world for its prime Greek Ouzo, the finest Greek liquor beverage.

Today, in the picturesque settlement of Plomari, Lesvos, technology harmoniously co-exists with history and tradition. The Ouzo Liquor Museum was founded to express the love and passion the Barbayannis family has for the production of ouzo.

The Ouzo Liquor Museum is located next to the modern, privately-owned distilleries of the Barbayannis ouzo production facilities.


In the ouzo liquor museum visitors can see the original equipment used to bottle and label the famous Ouzo Barbayanni Blue, as well as the first alembic, constructed in 1858 in Constantinople, used for testing century-old secrets and techniques, and to compose the recipes of the Barbayannis family. The Ouzo Liquor Museum respectfully embraces tradition and is the home of the secret of the quality and taste found in Greek Ouzo Barbayanni.

The Barbayannis Ouzo Museum includes a visitor's centre and a gift shop. Audio-Visual shows are conducted in English and Greek. Wine–tasting tours are provided.


The Barbayannis Ouzo Museum is located in Plomari, Lesvos, in front of the Barbayannis Ouzo Distilleries, at the 1st km of the Plomari - Mytilene provincial road, on the way to Agios Isidoros. Visitors can reach the Ouzo Museum by taxi or bus. You can park your car free of charge (space is available next to the museum).

Opening Days & Hours / Entrance

April 1st to October 15th: Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm October 16th to March 31st: Monday - Friday 10 am - 2 pm Saturday - Sunday & Holidays upon request. Entrance is free of charge.


Closed on Holidays:

January 1st , 2nd , 6th March 25th Shrove Monday Easter Friday & Easter Sunday May 1st Holy Spirit's Day August 15th October 28th November 8th December 6th Christmas Day Boxing Day

Group Visits

School groups, students and other groups of more than 12 should phone in advance at +30 22520 32741 or fax us at +30 22520 32231.

Special tours in Swedish, Danish and German languages can be arranged upon request.

Taking Pictures

Special permission is required for the use of cameras and video cameras. Commercial photography is not permitted, nor is commercial use or publication of any visitor's photograph. Tripods and open flashbulbs are not allowed.


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