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Mykonos Museums: Discover the several museums of the island of Mykonos, Greece

   
The Archaeological Museum of Mykonos

Museums of Mykonos The Museum is situated near the quay. It is one of the most interesting Mykonos museums. It was built in 1902, in order to house the finds from the "Purification Pit" of 426/5 B.C., discovered in the Island of Rhenia (Delos’ necropolis) in 1898.
You can find there: house pottery from Delos, funerary statues, grave stales, figurines and jewellery from the island of Rhenia.

More information on the website of the Ministry of Culture
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The Aegean Maritime Museum
The Aegean Maritime Museum was founded in 1983 and is a non-profit institution. The museum’s goal is to preserve and study the Greek maritime history and tradition in Mykonos Greece and the Aegean Sea. You will find a collection of nautical instruments as well as ancient vessels.
The Museum is situated in the centre of Mykonos town in a traditional Mykonian 19th century building.

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The Archaeological Museum of Delos

It was built in 1904. You can find funerary statues and graves from the 7th to the 1st century B.C., potteries, figurines, jewellery and mosaics.


Information from the Greek Ministry of Culture
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The Agricultural Museum

It is situated at Ano Mili (Up Windmills), in the town of Mykonos. There you can find installations for the processing agricultural products and a collection of traditional agricultural tools, a wine-press, a stone water tank and a water wheel pigsty.

The folklore museum
It was founded on May 1958. The museum is situated at Castro, housed in a 18th century sea captain’s house. It features a large collection of keys and locks, plates, old weights and measures, old oil lamps, a reconstructed 19th century bedroom and kitchen, models of ships, cannons…

 

 
 

 

 

 

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