Information

The On-Site Archaeological Museum of Naxos offers a truly unique experience, allowing visitors to explore the very site where the excavation took place. Located in the square of the Orthodox Cathedral of Naxos, this museum provides a captivating journey into the past.

What sets this museum apart is that the artifacts are displayed in the exact locations where they were discovered during the excavation. This creates a special atmosphere for visitors, immersing them in the historical context of the site. As you wander through the museum, you will encounter remnants of the Mycenaean city of Grotta, including sections of the ancient walls, pottery workshops, pottery kilns, and even parts of a burial tomb.

Evidence suggests that from the 10th century BC, the inhabitants of Naxos used this site as a burial ground, leading to the creation of a central enclosure. Over time, the remains of the city and the cemetery were covered with bricks, forming a tomb. Today, you can witness these intriguing traces of the past firsthand.

Take the opportunity to explore this remarkable museum and gain a deeper understanding of Naxos' ancient history. Immerse yourself in the rich archaeological heritage of Naxos as you step back in time at the On-Site Archaeological Museum. Discover the remnants of ancient civilizations and gain insights into the fascinating history of this captivating island.

 

 

Closed
Open hours today: 09:00 - 15:00
  • Monday

    09:00 - 15:00

  • Tuesday

    Closed

  • Wednesday

    09:00 - 15:00

  • Thursday

    09:00 - 15:00

  • Friday

    09:00 - 15:00

  • Saturday

    09:00 - 15:00

  • Sunday

    09:00 - 15:00

  • 23/02/2024 06:22 local time

Location
Categories