Since its establishment in 1964, the Apeiranthos Geological Museum on the island of Naxos has been a fascinating destination for those interested in the island's geological wonders. Housed within the Cultural Centre, this museum offers a captivating journey into Naxos' geological structure, rocks, minerals, and the intriguing history of emery.

The museum's carefully curated sections provide informative displays on the geological composition of Naxos, showcasing various rock formations found on the island. Visitors will also gain insights into the diverse range of minerals present in Naxos, as well as the captivating history of emerya hard mineral of historical significance that has been extracted from Naxos' mines since ancient times.

As you explore the museum, prepare to be captivated by the display of fluorescent rocks, which reveal their vibrant colors under specialized lighting. Additionally, the museum boasts an impressive collection of fossils, including the jawbone of a dwarf elephant, a particular highlight that captures the curiosity of visitors.

The Apeiranthos Geological Museum welcomes visitors every day, with the exception of Tuesdays, from 09:00 to 15:00. For further information, please contact the museum at 22850 61725.



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    09:00 - 15:00

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    09:00 - 15:00

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    09:00 - 15:00

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    09:00 - 15:00

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    09:00 - 15:00

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    09:00 - 15:00

  • 24/06/2024 22:35 local time

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Fee Information

A single ticket grants access to four museums in Apeiranthos: the Geological, the Natural History, the Folklore and the Art Museum