Explore the Museums of Santorini. The complete list.

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We have prepared for you the ultimate list of the Museums of Santorini.

Santorini is one of the most beautiful and visited islands of Greece, being famous for its outstanding views at the caldera, the breathtaking sunset of Oia town or the romantic moments the couples can pass to this magical island. Nevertheless, Santorini´s history can only be seen only if you visit the museums of this amazing island is having, fitting the needs of every type of traveler no matter if you make your trip with your couple, your family, your friends or alone.

Archaeological Museum of Santorini

Neighborhood or village: Fira (Thira) or (Thera) in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Archaeological Museum of Santorini:

The Archaeological Museum of Santorini was built in 1960 so as to replace the previous one which was destroyed by the powerful earthquake of 1956. It lies in the center of Fira in the modern capital of the Greek Aegean island of Santorini. In a very convenient location close to the Santorini cable car that connects the port with the town of Fira!

Why the Archaeological Museum of Santorini is unique in its kind?

The Archaeological Museum of Santorini exhibits an exceptional collection that shows the rich and long history of the island including the ancient collections from Akrotiri!

Description About the Archaeological Museum of Santorini:

The visitor will surprisingly admire glorious artworks dating from the Geometric to the Roman periods! You will surely be impressed by the unique collection of sculptures and inscriptions dating back to the Archaic period. It will be an unforgettable experience to observe the exhibitions that flourished in Santorini. Either you are a fan of the Geometric period or not you will be amazed to see the collection of vases and clays! The more you explore the museum the more interesting it gets!

Don’t miss:  

The museum’s major attraction is the volcanic rock which weights 480 kg! Legend has it that the ancient Olympic athlete Eumastas son of Critobulus of Santorini lifted it from the ground!

Pro tips from a local:

Many of the displayed findings were discovered in the ancient cemetery of Thera!  The findings date from the Geometric to the Roman era!

Type of museum: Archaeology museum

How long does it take to visit the Archaeological Museum of Santorini?: 1-2 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season):

Winter Opening Hours (November – March) Open Tuesday to Sunday 08:00am-15:00pm.

Summer Opening Hours (April – October) Open Wednesday to Monday 08:30am- 16:00pm.

Closed dates: 25th-26th of December, 1st of January, 25th of March, Greek Easter Day (Floating Date, usually in April or May).

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • General admission €2
  • Senior – Students €1
  • Free admission for young people up to the age of 18.

When the museum is free to visit: 6th of March, 18th of April, 18th  of May, The last weekend of September, On national holidays


Megaro Gyzi Museum

Neighborhood or village: Fira (Thira) or (Thera) in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about Megaro Gyzi Museum:

Megaro Gyzi Museum is located at the Megaro Gyzi Cultural Centre which was an initiative of the Catholic Diocese of Fira. The main reasons of the creation of Megaro Gyzi Cultural Centre and Megaro Gyzi Museum were the spiritual development and the cultural improvement of the citizens of Santorini. Also, another reason was to promote the island of Santorini. Megaro Gyzi was a historic old mansion and it was restored and funded by the Catholic Diocese of Fira.

Why is Megaro Gyzi Museum unique in its kind?

Megaro Gyzi Museum is unique in its kind because it exhibits a rich collection dating back from the Venetian rule to present day.

Description about Megaro Gyzi Museum:

Located in the heart of Thira the capital of Santorini Megaro Gyzi Cultural Centre not only preserves the Greek heritage culture but also promotes the modern and artistic life! Visitors can attend a wide range of events taking place throughout the year! Events such as theatrical performances, book presentations, film screening, art and photography exhibitions and of course music and concert events! Megaro Gyzi Museum is part of the Megaro Gyzi, it presents the long and rich history of the island! The visitors are introduced to 6 collections: the engraving collection, the historical manuscript collection, paintings of Santorini, the painting collection donated by Pintos couple, old photographs of scenic Santorini and santorini’s strata collection. The museum is a true treasure for both the inhabitants and the visitors of the island! The majority of the exhibits were donated by the Catholic Diocese of Fira. The donation signifies the historical importance of the collections since the Catholic Diocese of Fira was established in 1207 in Thira during the Venetian domination of Santorini!

Don’t miss:

Don’t miss to check out the event programme once you visit the Megaro Gyzi Museum! An event might be taking place the same day!

Pro tips from a local:

Two parts divide the manuscript collection, the first one is about the citizen of the island and the second one is about the church of the island, the manuscript collection has more than 3.000 documents!

Type of museum: History Museum

How long does it take to visit Megaro Gyzi Museum: 1-2 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season): Summer Opening Hours (May – October) Open Monday to Saturday 10:00am- 16:00pm.

Closed dates: Not Mentioned

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • General admission €3
  • Students €1,5
  • Free admission for young people up to the age of 10.

When it is free: Not mentioned.


Museum of Prehistoric Thera

Neighborhood or village: Fira (Thira) or (Thera) in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Museum of Prehistoric Thera:

The Museum of Prehistoric Thera is definitely one of the most interesting museums of Greece! The visitors have the opportunity to experience something unforgettable! It lies in the centre of Fira in the modern capital of the Greek Aegean island of Santorini.

Why the Museum of Prehistoric Thera is unique in its kind?

It’s unique in its kind because it attracts all the kind of museum lovers! The Prehistoric Thera Museum has four units that present the rich history of the island!

Description about the Museum of Prehistoric Thera:

The four units of the museum display the history of Thera in Prehistoric times! The first unit refers to the Geology of Thera, it describes the volcanic activity of Santorini that started 1 million years ago! The second unit refers to the history of research in Thera. If you are a history fan you would have a great time seeing the various texts and pictures showing the excavations finished in the late 19th century. The third unit refers to the history of the island from Late Neolithic to Late Cycladic. The exhibition displays Neolithic pottery, early Cycladic marble figurines, pottery and ceramics. Last but not least, the fourth unit refers to the prosperity of the ancient city Akrotiri before the powerful volcanic eruption.

Don’t miss:  There is a rich collection of ancient murals depicting the rural life and the environment of that era!

Pro tips from a local:

The Museum of Prehistoric Thera is considered to be a very important museum for the Island of Santorini since it presents exhibits excavated from the Archaeological site of Thera dating from the glorious period of 17th century BC!

Type of museum: Prehistoric museum

How long does it take to visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thera: 2-3 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season):

Winter Opening Hours (November – March) Open Tuesday to Sunday 08:00am-15:00pm.

Summer Opening Hours (April – October) Open Wednesday to Monday 08:30am- 16:00pm.

Closed dates: 25th-26th of December, 1st of January, 25th of March, Greek Easter Day (Floating Date, usually in April or May).

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • General admission €3
  • Senior – Students €2
  • Free admission for young people up to the age of 18.

When it is free: 6th of March, 18th of April, 18th of May, The last weekend of September, On national holidays.


The Naval Maritime Museum of Thera Island

Neighborhood or village: Oia town in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Naval Maritime Museum of Thera island:

The Naval Maritime Museum of Thira is an outstanding and famous museum specialised in the local and Greek Nautical history! The Naval Maritime Museum was founded in 1956 in Oia town by a local captain named Antonis Dakoronias! He himself started collecting rare exhibits dating from the 19th century! Since 1990 the Naval Maritime Museum of Thira has been hosting this treasure in a 19th century captain’s mansion!

Why the Naval Maritime Museum of Thera island is unique in its kind?

It is unique in its kind because it displays a unique collection of exhibitions showing how important the naval activity was for the prosperity and history of the island!

Description about the Naval Maritime Museum of Thera island:

Learn the naval history! Precious rare figureheads, old maritime equipment, old and new local ships and old sailing vessels make visitors understand the importance of naval activity in the 19th century BC.

The exhibits at the Naval Maritime Museum of Thira help reveal aspects of the nautical activity on the island. The marvelous collection of photographs and the library show the importance of the island’s merchant activity not only in the Aegean but also in the Mediterranean Sea! It is a unique trip back in time,history, culture and heritage of the island.

Don’t miss:  

Yet another fascinating aspect of the Naval Maritime Museum of Thira is its location, standing in the picturesque hilly town of Oia.

Type of museum: Naval museum

How long does it take to visit the Naval Maritime Museum of Thera island: 2-3 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season):

Seasonal Opening Hours – Open Wednesday to Monday 10:00am- 14:00pm and 17:00pm- 20:00pm

Closed dates: Not mentioned

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • General admission €5
  • Students €2,5
  • Special pricing for groups

When it is free: Not mentioned


The Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine, and Post Byzantine Musical Instruments

Neighborhood or village: Oia town in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine, and Post Byzantine Musical Instruments:

The Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine, and Post Byzantine Musical Instruments is a magnificent and fascinating museum keeping the visitors’ curiosity throughout their visit! It was established in 2010 in Oia town, it’s one of the newest museums of Santorini!

Why this museum is unique in its kind?

It’s unique in its kind since it has a rich collection of musical instruments dating from the 28th century BC!

Description about the Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine, and Post Byzantine Musical Instruments:

The Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine, and Post Byzantine Musical Instruments does not only attract museum visitors but also music lovers who are interested in the history of musical instruments! The rich collection depicts the evolution of musical instruments dating from the 28th century BC to the early 20th century. The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki assisted and guided the recreation of the musical instruments. Surely it is a memorable experience and a musical journey through time!

Don’t miss:   Some of the units are for wind and percussion instruments!

Pro tips from a local:

The visitors will definitely not lose their interest while visiting the museum since the musical instrument collection is in chronological order and it’s divided into units!

Type of museum: Music museum

How long does it take to visit the Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine, and Post Byzantine Musical Instruments: 1-2 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season):

Seasonal Opening Hours – Open Monday to Sunday 10:00am- 14:00pm and 18:00pm- 22:00pm

Closed dates: Not mentioned

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season): Not mentioned

When it is free: Not mentioned


Santorini of The Past Museum

Neighborhood or village: Pyrgos Kallistis in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Santorini of The Past Museum:

The Santorini of the Past Museum is the hidden gem of Santorini island! The museum is part of the Santorini Cultural Village founded by Yiannis Chrysos a local islander who wanted to offer to the visitors the finest Santorini experience! It’s a place that blends gastronomy and contemporary culture! The visitors have many things to do there! They may spend the whole day visiting the various museum exhibitions, eating traditional and local foods, buying souvenirs from the gift shop and even be accommodated there!

Why Santorini of The Past Museum is unique in its kind?

The Santorini of the Past museum is a very original and inspiring idea that changed the typical way of learning a culture as a tourist. The visitors can easily be engaged and embrace the traditional way of life in Santorini and of course experience many side events while staying in the hotel of the Santorini Cultural Village!

Description about Santorini of The Past Museum:

You can spend a lovely afternoon or even a week at the Cultural Village of Santorini. It has many activities that would never get you bored! The founder Yiannis Chrysos has initially created Santorini of the Past to depict the traditional way of living and working as an inhabitant of the ‘‘Past’’. As the name of the museum suggests, it’s a true representation of the past, offering historical objects, photos, furniture and images showing the economic activities of the locals such as the creation of wine, raki, fava and of course the famous Santorini tomato paste. The visitors of the Santorini of the Past Museum can be accommodated at the Cultural house of the Cultural village. The guests of the museum can spend a few days of relaxation and experience the cultural and gastronomical ideas of the Hotel. You can participate in the events of the hotel and in the cooking and tasting workshops of the hotel’s restaurant. Last but not least, the guests or the museum visitors are considered very lucky since they have the unique opportunity to visit the Santorini’s Cultural Village vineyard and taste high-quality wine combined with gastronomic delights along with good company! Santorini Cultural Village is definitely the place to be!

Don’t miss:

Do not forget to visit the new gift shop that has a rich selection of original souvenirs and certainly the Delicatessen shop which has an amazing selection of local goods!  

Pro tips from a local:

You can start your day off right by visiting the Santorini Museum of the Past in the morning and at the noon you can have a pleasant meal at the restaurant of Santorini Cultural Village. Later on, you can attend a workshop and introduce yourself or even expand your knowledge on cooking and tasting! In the evening you can lay back, relax and enjoy a fine wine from the vineyard of Santorini Cultural Village!

Type of museum: Cultural museum

How long does it take to visit the Santorini of The Past Museum: 1-2 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season): Opening Hours Open Monday to Sunday 11:00am- 16:00pm and 18:00pm- 21:00pm

Closed dates: Not mentioned

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • General admission €3

When it is free: Not mentioned


Santorini Tomato Industrial Museum

Neighborhood or village: Vlichada in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Tomato Industrial Museum in Santorini:

The Tomato Industrial Museum of Santorini is an old tomato factory located at Santorini Arts Factory which was established in 2014 in Vlichada. The museum exhibits the traditional tomato production techniques, the cultivation of the tomato and many interesting facts about the history of tomato in Santorini!

Why the Santorini Tomato Industrial Museum is unique in its kind?

It is unique in its kind since it is one of the very first tomato factories in the Balkan peninsula, created in 1945.

Description about Santorini Tomato Industrial Museum:

The Tomato Industrial Museum of Santorini is definitely a walk through the past! The visitor may have a unique tour to admire the exhibitions. The museum is hosted at the site of the old factory, the visitor instantly feels the importance of this historical place. The museum shows the cultivation development, the general process and the production of tomato! The visitors have the chance to learn the history, tradition and connection between the local farmers and the tomato. The Tomato Industrial Museum of Santorini exhibits an interesting collection of tomato processing machinery, historical books and the very first product labels! In 1915 Dimitrios Nomikos started to produce tomato paste in Mesaria, Santorini, in 1922 he created one of the first tomato factories in Balkans, in 1945 the tomato factory in Vlichada was built in order to host the tomato processing in the centre of its cultivation in Vlichada. In 1956 the factory distributed a lot of places in Greece. In 1981 the tomato factory shutdowns permanently because of the tomato cultivation reduction and rise of tourism on the island of Santorini.

Don’t miss:

Don’t miss to check out the audiovisual material taken from the factory workers! There are historical recorded interviews showing the importance of the tomato production on the island, one of the main activities of the inhabitants.

Pro tips from a local:

The factory could process 2,500 tomato baskets a day! The tomato harvest period was from June to August.

Type of museum: Industry Museum

How long does it take to visit the Santorini Tomato Industrial Museum? 1-2 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season): Opening Hours Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00am- 18:00pm.

Closed dates: Not mentioned

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • General admission €10
  • Free entry for children under 12 years of age

When it is free: Not mentioned


Lignos Folklore Museum

Neighborhood or village: Kontochori village in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Lignos Folklore Museum:

The Lignos Folklore museum of Santorini is a true heritage of the island! It was founded by Emmanuel A. Lignos, lawyer, director and journalist of the local monthly newspaper ‘Theraic News’. The museum is located in Kontochori village lying north of the capital city of Santorini, Fira, the distance from Fira is approximately 1km.

Why Lignos Folklore Museum is unique in its kind?

The visitors have the unique opportunity to experience how the daily life of a local was a few centuries ago!

Description about Lignos Folklore Museum:

Lignos Folklore museum is a walk through the past! It is hosted in traditional Cycladic cave houses built in 1861! Its concept guides the visitors into different exhibition rooms that present a small traditional village! One of the most interesting exhibition rooms is the typical cave house, its furniture and interior design style depict the picturesqueness of old Santorini. It is worth mentioning the exhibition room with the traditional workshops! If you are interested in seeing how the locals used to work then you don’t want to miss this one! It shows the professions of carpenters, barrel makers, shoemakers, metalworkers and of course the profession of winemakers!

Don’t miss:  

If you are an adventure seeker you don’t want to miss the underground cave that displays real evidence of the monstrous volcanic eruption happened in the 16th century BC!

Pro tips from a local:  

One of the most popular attraction of Lignos Folklore museum is the chapel of St. Konstantinos, many tourists visit it every year!

Type of museum: Folklore museum

How long does it take to visit Lignos Folklore Museum: 2-3 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season): Seasonal Opening Hours Starting from April- Open Monday to Sunday 10:00am- 17:00pm.

Closed dates: Not mentioned

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • Not mentioned

When it is free: Not mentioned


Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos

Neighborhood or village: Vothonas in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos:

The Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos is one of a kind! Twenty-one years of hard work has finally paid off! The Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos is the real gem of Santorini! Either you are fond of wine or not you would be thrilled when you will check out the wine making process exhibition of the museum which depicts the history of wine making in Santorini dating from1660 to 1970! Koutsoyannopoulos family has been producing wine for many decades! The museum and the family winery are run by the 4th generation of Koutsoyannopoulos family!

Why Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos is unique in its kind?

The Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos is unique in its kind since it is the only underground museum in Greece, it’s 8 meters below ground and 300 meters length. This astonishing underground maze will certainly impress you!

Description about Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos:

The Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos exhibitions are divided according to the wine process! The museum representations are organized chronologically and the visitors educate themselves by learning all the stages of wine production! The first step is ploughing of the vineyards, secondly, the harvesting and stomping and finally the weighting of the grapes! As you can image the wine machinery has changed a lot since 1660, but lucky you Koutsoyannopoulos family saved many rare machines, vessels and tools! The exhibited items were used in the wine making process by the past generations of Koutsoyannopoulos family!

One of the things that make this museum tour a journey through the past is the fact that it’s presented through a personal automatic audio guide which is available in 14 languages! Koutsoyannopoulos family created this museum to present the local wine tradition and of course their passion in wine making. The tour at Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos will definitely be one of the most interesting experiences of your life!

Don’t miss:  

Once you finish the museum tour don’t miss the wine tasting! The visitors have the opportunity to taste four of the finest Koutsoyannopoulos wines of their family winery! The tasting takes place at the end of the tour in a specially designed area!

Pro tips from a local:

The Koutsoyannopoulos family produces 14 different wine labels both in white and red wine! The visitors can taste whichever wine they wish and they can buy the ones they like the most! The winery produces 70.000 wine bottles each year!

Type of museum: Wine museum

How long does it take to visit Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos: 2-3 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season):

Winter Opening Hours (November – March)

Open Monday to Saturday 09:00am-17:00pm, Sunday 10:00am-17:00pm

Summer Opening Hours (April – October)

Open Monday to Saturday 09:00am- 19:00pm, Sunday 10:00am-19:00pm

Closed dates: Not mentioned

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • General admission €10

When it is free: Not mentioned


Argyros Mansion

Neighborhood or village: Messaria town in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Argyros Mansion Museum:

Argyros Mansion is an emblematic building lying in the heart of Santorini island, it was built in 1888 in Messaria village! It can certainly be considered a museum and it has a long and rich history that makes it a must-see! The interior and exterior design is what makes Argyros Mansion such an exceptional building. The visitors can travel through time and experience the beauty, elegance and aristocracy of the 19th century in Santorini!

Why Argyros Mansion Museum is unique in its kind?

One of the reasons that make it one of the best museums of the island is its 19th century architecture! It was built by the local workers who had worked at the construction of the modern neoclassical buildings in Athens that became the capital city of Greece at that time!

Description about Argyros Mansion Museum:

Argyros Mansion offers the visitors the finest representation of Cycladic aesthetics of that era! It was first used as the residence of George Argyros, a wine merchant and maker. His son Emmanuel inherited the mansion after the death of George Argyros. A massive earthquake destroys part of the mansion in 1956 and the mansion remains uninhabited for many years. A decision was made in 1985 by the former minister of Culture and Sports Melina Mercouri  to restore the house and turn it into an accessible neoclassical mansion! The architecture was based on the traditional architecture of the island! Argyros Mansion still lives in the past! It exhibits all the habits of the everyday life of a 19th century important and wealthy family! The visitors have the unique opportunity to admire the Bavarian architecture, the Austrian furniture living room which has an incredible Russian buffet and a piano. The dinning room features beautiful Viennese furniture and an impressive dining table that has the capacity to host 18 guests! The main bedroom of the mansion was used by the master and his wife, it is a large antique room featuring impressive classic furniture!

Don’t miss:  

A wine cellar was also created to show the importance of the family business! Argyros family was a prosperous and respected family on the island, well-known for their wine business!

Pro tips from a local:

As an important wine merchant, Argyros had an office in the mansion so as to run his business and meet his guests! The office has a separate entrance and views the mansion’s fields!

Type of museum: Historic House Museum

How long does it take to visit Argyros Mansion Museum: 2-3 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season):

Summer Opening Hours (May – October)

Open Tuesday to Wednesday and Friday to Sunday 10:00am- 18:00pm

Closed dates: November to April

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • General admission €10

When it is free: Not mentioned


Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias

Neighborhood or village: Pyrgos Kallistis in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias:

The Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias is a must-visit museum! It is housed in a Christian Orthodox church named Agia Triada which used to be a Catholic church. As the name of the museum suggests, it’s part of the Monastery of Prophet Elias. Yet, the interesting fact is that it not located in the monastery! The monastery is 3 km distance from Pyrgos village and has the best scenic view in Santorini since its elevation is 567 metres above the sea level! The Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias is located in the centre of Pyrgos Kallistis village in a panoramic position!

Why the Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias is unique in its kind?

The Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias is such a unique museum since it has a quite famous collection of Byzantine church icons and sculptures.

Description about the Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias:

The Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias is a real gem in Santorini! Not only for what it exhibits but also for its religious importance! Start your visit with the amazing collection of rare ecclesiastical items, books and of course Byzantine icons! Continue to the exhibition of local and Cretan hagiographies, wooden sculptures, metal art work and embroideries, some of the exhibits date back to 17th – 18th century! The Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias also has antique furniture, relics and carved chalices!

Don’t miss:

You definitely should have your eyes open not to miss the monks creating handmade candles, shoes and printing and also produce traditional local wine!

Pro tips from a local:

Probably the most beautiful work of the Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias is the carved wooden altarpiece!

Type of museum: Church museum

How long does it take to visit the Museum of the Monastery of Prophet Elias: 1 Hour

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season):

Seasonal Opening Hours Starting from April- October,

Open Monday to Sunday 10:00am- 16:00pm

Closed dates: Not mentioned

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season): Not Mentioned

When it is free: Not mentioned


Lost Atlantis Experience

Neighborhood or village: Megalohori in Santorini Island.

A few basic things to know about the Lost Atlantis Experience Museum:

The Lost Atlantis Experience is a marvelous experience for adventure seekers! Not only it attracts fans of hidden treasures but also people who like new interactive activities! As the name suggests it is not a typical museum visit but something innovative offering an extraordinary experience!

Why the Lost Atlantis Experience Museum is unique in its kind?

It is unique in its kind because it’s the first interactive museum in Santorini giving to visitors the opportunity to learn and entertain at the same time!

Description about Lost Atlantis Experience Museum:

Lost Atlantis Experience is really one of a kind! Visitors have this great opportunity to check out an amazing museum and get educated about the myth and mystery of the Lost Atlantis! The Athenian Greek Philosopher Plato refers to the Atlantis as an island which had a powerful navy army and unsuccessfully tried to invade Athens! At a subsequent time, earthquakes and floods occurred and Atlantis island mysteriously disappeared in the depths of the ocean! Legend has it that Santorini might be the disappeared Atlantis! 9D screens unfold this myth and travel visitors through time! Also, there is a hologram of Plato answering various questions on his Philosophies! Visitors have the opportunity to learn the creation of Santorini and how it changes through the centuries! Whether the philosophy of Plato is true or not, sit back, relax and enjoy this magical journey!

Don’t miss:

Visitors have the chance to experience the earthquake, the volcanic eruption and the tsunami in a specially designed room!!

Pro tips from a local:

Timaeus and Critias is the name of the dialogue in which Plato describes the kingdom of Atlantis!

Type of museum: History museum

How long does it take to visit the museum? 1-2 Hours

Opening time (Maybe be deferent depending on the month or the season):

Open Monday to Sunday 10:00am- 21:00pm

Closed dates: Not mentioned

Price: (Maybe might be different depending on the month or the season)

  • General admission €12
  • Children 7-12 years old €6
  • Children under 6 years old are entitled to free admission

When it is free: Not mentioned


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Explore the Museums of Santorini. The complete list.

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