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Archaeological Museum Museum of Prehistoric Thira Museum of Minerals & Fossils Megaro Gyzi Museum Wine Museum
Icons & Relics Collection George E. Argyros Museum Lignos Folklore Museum Naval Maritime Museum All Museums

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Santorini Churches & Religion

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Museums in Santorini

archaeological museum, prehistoric museum, megaro gyzi museum, naval museum, george emmanuel argyros mansion, lignos folklore museum...

Exhibitions in Santorini

petros m. nomikos conference center, thera wall paintings, art space argyros canava exhibition, 'vanishing santorini' exhibition...

Santorini Archaeological Sites

akrotiri excavations, ancient thira...

Santorini History

Castles, Fortresses & Towers

skaros fortress, castle of agios nikolaos, tower of nimborio, pyrgos castle, akrotiri castle & tower...

an explanation
Although known throughout the modern day world as Santorini, the island's official name is Thira, also written as Thera.
Please note that there may be an admission fee to visit the museums.

Santorini Museums : The Island of 'Strogili'
Archaeological, Prehistoric, Folklore and Cultural Museums
Santorini has a wealth of history and tradition. From the excavations at Akrotiri to Ancient Thira in Mesa Vouno, from fossils, priceless icons, stately homes and images of Santorini in days gone by ... there are plenty of museums to visit, with rare exhibits on view to the public ...

Archaeological Museum : Fira
Although many archaeological finds from Santorini are in the Archaeological Museum in Athens, the Historical and Cultural Museum of
Archaeological Museum Fira
Santorini houses artifacts from the island's excavations...
See more : Archaeological Museum

Museum of Prehistoric Thira : Fira
The Museum of Prehistoric Thira houses finds from the excavations at Akrotiri, conducted under the auspices of the
Prehistoric Museum of Thira Fira
Archaeological Society at Athens, the earlier excavations at Potamos...
See more : Museum of Prehistoric Thira

George E. Argyros Museum : Messaria
The Argyros Mansion in Messaria is one of the most distinguished recent monuments of Santorini island and occupies an important place within the Messaria community...
George E. Argyros Museum Messaria
See more : George E. Argyros Museum

Megaro Gyzi Cultural Center : Fira
The Cultural Center 'Megaro Gyzi' was founded in 1980, the main purpose being spiritual development and the cultural
Megaro Gyzi Museum & Cultural Center Fira
improvement of the residents, as well as the promotion of Santorini...
See more : Megaro Gyzi Museum

Naval Maritime Museum : Oia
The Naval Museum resides in an old Captain's Mansion in picturesque village of Oia.
The building has been
Naval Maritime Museum Oia Village
restored and converted into a museum that houses the Maritime History of Thira...
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Lignos Folklore Museum : Kontochori
The Folklore Museum is within a cave house built in 1861 in Kontochori, a suburb of Fira capital. The museum is an old winery with workshops for
Lignos Folklore Museums Kontochori - Fira
carpenters, barrel makers, shoemakers and tinsmiths, art gallery...
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Icons & Relics Collection : Pyrgos
The Icons & Relics Collection is a collection of priceless hagiographies, wooden sculptures & other items for ecclesiastic use
Icons & Relics Collection Pyrgos (Profitis Ilias)
mostly from the 17th & 18th century...
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Museum of Minerals & Fossils : Perissa
The Museum of Minerals & Fossils of the Cultural Society of Thira was founded in 2006. Displays include minerals and fossils from
Museum of Minerals & Fossils Perissa
Santorini, the rest of Greece and abroad
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Wine Museum : Vothonas
The Wine Museum is an extraordinary natural cave, 6 meters below ground and 300 meters long. It presents the history and life of wine
Wine Museum Vothonas
from from 1660 to 1970...
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