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“Islands of the Winds” Exhibition Opens New Archaeological Museum of Mesara

By Phil Butler, Editor of Argophilia Travel News Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis unveiled the remarkable “Islands of the Winds” exhibition to mark the opening of the new Archaeological Museum of Mesara this past weekend in Crete’s Mesara Valley. Local officials, members...

Archaeological Museum of Athens to Host Events on Antikythera Mechanism and the Moon

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens announced on Thursday that a total of four presentations on the Antikythera Mechanism and the understanding ancient Greeks had of the moon will be held in September, October, and November of this year. The...

16th Century Greek Fortress Hosts New Archaeological Museum

A new archaeological museum for Pylos, SW Peloponnese, will be inaugurated on Saturday at a building within the 16th-century fortress of Niokastro (“new castle”). The museum will house the ever-expanding collection of antiquities from the area of Messinia. The historic fortress...

Kos Archaeological Museum Reopening to Visitors on Saturday

The Archaeological Museum on the Aegean island of Kos, which was temporarily closed following a strong earthquake that shook the island on July 21, will open to visitors once again on Saturday. A culture and sports ministry announcement said that...

Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Wins Special Reccomendation in Award Event

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion in Crete was awarded a Special Commendation at the annual European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA), during a ceremony held in Zagreb, Croatia, over the weekend. The EMYA judges praised this museum for presenting...

Ancient Cycladic Jewelry on Display at Mykonos Museum

A display of Cycladic jewelry from Neolithic times to present is on display at the renovated Archaeological Museum of Mykonos. The exhibit shows beautiful artifacts dating back as far as 4th millennium BC, including costume or decorative jewelry as well...

Greek Museum Treasures in Plovdiv

The opportunity to "approach" the immortal glory of art and culture of ancient Greece is being offered to the residents of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, at the city’s archaeological museum hosting the exhibition, History in signs and symbols. Treasures from Greek...