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Cretan Village Hosts Museum of Greek Rural History

Arolithos is a unique, traditional Cretan village. It lies just 11 kilometers away from Heraklion, along the old national road connecting it with Rethymnon. Built on a mountain slope, in the wild Cretan landscape, the village is a feast for the...

Museum of Greek Children's Art Celebrates 20 Years

In late November, the Museum of Greek Children's Art, one of the few museums in the world dedicated to the art of children through the exhibition of their works, will celebrate its 20th year of uninterrupted operation with various...

Archimedes Museum in Ancient Olympia

A museum dedicated to the great ancient Greek scientist Archimedes of Syracuse was inaugurated on Sunday in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Visitors will have the opportunity to see replicas of his inventions and to interact with them. The museum was an initiative...

Trikala Prison To Be Turned into Tsitsanis Museum

The main building of the old prison in Trikala, Greece, will be turned into Tsitsanis Museum, according to Kostas Agorastos, Thessaly's regional governor. Greek media report the budget for the project is 2.8 million euros and will be 85% co-financed by the...

Train Station in Peloponnese Turned into Museum

The Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) is to restore an old train station in the Peloponnese, southern Greece, for use as a railway museum. The impressive building has been characterized as a work of art as a typical example of...

Maria Callas Museum to Open in 2015

Plans for the Maria Callas Museum were presented on April 2, at a press conference in the building which will host the museum in downtown Athens. The museum will be located in a neoclassical 4-storey building at 44 Mitropoleos Street....

“Nautilus: Navigating Greece” Exhibition Opens in Brussels

The exhibition "Nautilius: Navigating Greece" has opened at the Musée des Beaux Arts (Βozar) in Brussels, Belgium. On display until the end of April, the exhibition examines the "intimate relationship between the Greeks and the Mediterranean Sea trough the ages." By...

Callas Museum on Metropolis Street

The home of Maria Callas on Patission Street may be unprofitable for refurbishment as assessed by the current owner, the Seamen's Fund and the Department of Labor. This conclusion was brought on in light of documents recently submitted to...