Museums in Naxos
The Archaeological Museum is situated in the quarter of Kastro, Naxos Town. It is housed in a superb 17th-century Venetian mansion, which used to be the Jesuit School of Commerce before. This really interesting museum exposes a collection of objects and artworks dating from the late Neolithic period until the early Christian times.
(Permantly closed) The Venetian Museum is located in the Town of Naxos in an 800-year-old house that belongs to the Della Rocca family. In summer, it organizes many cultural events.
The Folk Art Museum in Apiranthos shows a representation of the interior of a traditional house, exactly as it was in the 18th century.
Located in the picturesque village of Apiranthos, this Archaeological Museum houses a collection of findings brought to light by various archaeological excavations which are coming from different areas of Naxos island.
Vallindras is a distillery in the mountainous village of Halki, the old capital of Naxos island. The distillery was established in 1896 and it is still run by the same family. Today, it also works as a museum with interesting tools and equipment.
The Geological Museum is located in the village of Apiranthos Naxos and it houses a rich collection of more than 2000 rare exhibits. The Geological Museum of Naxos is considered as one of the most interesting museums of this kind in Greece.
The Olive Press Museum is hosted in a renovated olive press building in Eggares village, which is located at the western part of the island, under 8 kilometers from Chora.
The Museum of Ancient Naxos is also known as the Metropolis (Cathedral) Museum. It is found in Chora, next to the church of Zoodochos Pigi. It contains exhibits from settlements on the island in the Mycenaean and Geometric Era. The actual site is also open to visitors.
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