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Archaeological Museum of Mytilene

Archaeological Museum of Mytilene Review

Set in a 1912 neoclassic mansion, this archaeological museum displays finds from the Neolithic through the Roman eras, a period of 5,000 years. A garden in the back displays the famous 6th-century Aeolian capitals from the columns of Klopedi's temples. The museum's modern "wing," in a separate building, contains finds from prehistoric Thermi, mosaics from Hellenistic houses, reliefs of comic scenes from the 3rd-century Roman house of Menander, and temporary exhibits.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Mansion:, Argiri Eftaliotis 7, behind ferry dock; modern wing: corner of Noemvriou and Melinas Merkouri Mytilini, Lesbos 81100 | Map It
  • Phone: 22510/28032
  • Cost: €3 for both
  • Hours: Mansion, Tues.–Sun. 8:30–3; modern wing, Tues.–Sun. 8:30–3
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  • Location: Mytilini
Updated: 05-27-2011

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