Archaeological Museum of Polygyros

Archaeological Museum of Polygyros

The Archaeological Museum of Polygyros is the most important archaeological Museum in Halkidiki
located in "Heroon" square in the city centre.

The Museum hosts an ide collection of archaeological findings from the entire prefecture of Halkidiki. Findings cover the period from the Bronze Age to the Roman period and come from Ancient Stagira,  Ancient Toroni, Pirgadikia, Afitos, Polygyros, Ierissos, Stratoni and the ancient city of Olynthos.

Exhibits include clay figurines and coins from Olynthos, vases from Toroni, parts of the roof of the temple of Zeus Ammon from Kallithea, reliquary chests, fisherman's equipment, lamps, jewels and amphorae from Akanthos, now the town of Ierissos, and funerary steles and the statue of a woman from the 1st century BC, from the sanctuary of a deified hero, from Stratoni.

Worth it to see:

The new permanent exhibition presents multimedia applications: Interactive map - chronology that runs through the history of Halkidiki and places of archaeological interest, interactive screens concerning the History of excavations with a presentation of the most important phases and researchers in the region, the written sources that refer to events that took place in Halkidiki, as well as in the personality of Aristotle, the great Stagerite philosopher.

Visiting hours:

Opening days: Monday - Sunday (closed on Tuesday)
Opening hours: 08.30am - 15.30pm (last entrance at 15.00)

Tel.:: +30 23710 22148, +30 23710 21330


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