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Thassos has a long and important history as can be seen in the several museums of the island. Interesting findings from the ancient city of Thassos are on display in the Archaeological Museum of Thassos. The permanent exhibition consists of many sculptures, ceramic vessels, and architectural parts.
Visitors should definitely see the Folklore Museum of Thassos, the only place that depicts in true detail the traditional aspect of Thassos. It is housed in Limenaria, in the beautiful mansion of Hatzigiorgis hosting agricultural machinery and many items of local art.
In Potamia, the birthplace of the famous sculptor Polygnotos Vagis lies the homonymous museum dedicated to the life and work of the artist. The collection includes beautiful abstract works and other pieces from his personal portfolio.