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The Museums of Lesvos Island

Not only is Mytilini the capital and commercial centre of the island but also blessed with a diverse wealth of Museums and Art Galleries all of which are worth visiting if you have the opportunity. Below you will find a quick view of the various options open to you. Just press on the pictures for more information including opening times and entrance fees. (This page is being updated, not all links may work yet)

Archaeological Museum

Not one but two to choose from each offering a wide variety of exhibits and hosting special public exhibitions.

Byzantine Museum

Located on Aghiou Therapontos here you will find a collection of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine icons and ecclesiastic relics.

Theophilos Gallery

Housing superb works of art from the Greek traditional painter Theophilos, a native of the island who relied on life for theme.

Teriade Collection

Thanks to Stratis Eleftheriades (Teriade) for the first time in the history of art, painters such as Matisse, Picasso, Chagall, were given the opportunity to create artistic works through the medium of the book.

Other Museums on Lesvos Island can be found in Vatera and in Sigri.

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is located in the village of Vrissa and is just 2.5 km's away from the resort of Vatera.

The Petrified Forest Museum

Located in picturesque Sigri on the Western shores of Lesvos, the Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest functions under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and was established in 1994 to study, research, promote, preserve and conserve the unique Petrified Forest, a designated Protected Natural Monument.

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