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Museum of the Kalavritan Holocaust (Kalavrita)

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The Museum of the Kalavritan Holocaust is housed in the former primary school that was built in the early 20th century and it first opened in 1906. Unfortunately on 13th December 1943 it was destroyed during the holocaust of the city of Kalavrita by the Germans, while during the occupation of Greece (1941-1943) it was used as a concentration camp. Since 2005 and after having been declared as a historic landmark, it opened its doors to the public as the Museum of the Kalavritan holocaust. The museum is situated in the city centre opposite the railway station and next to the central pedestrian area. It is open Tuesday - Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm in winter and from 10 am to 5 pm in the summer.


For more information, please contact:
A. Sigrou 1-5 Kalavrita P.C. 25001

Tel. (+30) 26920 23646

 

 

 


Archaeological Museum of Aigio (Aigio)

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The Archaeological Museum of Aigio is divided into six chambers where the exhibits on display date from the New Stone Age to the 1st century A.D. The artefacts come mostly from the area around the city of Aigio but also from other ancient cities and settlements in the area of Aigialia. In the first chamber you can see findings from the Middle and Early Stone Age, as well as the Early Helladic Period (6000 – 3000 B.C). In the second chamber there are artefacts that date back to the Middle Helladic Period and the Mycenaean Period (1500 – 1061/40 B.C.). In the third chamber artefacts from the Early Geometric period and from the Geometric Period (10th-7th century B.C.) are displayed. In the fourth chamber there are findings from the Archaic (7th-6th century B.C.), Classical (5th-4th century B.C.) and Hellenistic Period (late 4th – 1st century B.C.). The exhibits of the fifth and penultimate chamber consist of artefacts from the Hellenistic Period and from Roman Times (after 146 B.C.). In the last chamber there is the large statue of Zeus which dates back to the 1st century A.D..

 

Archaeological Museum of Aigio
Address: Agios Andreas und Michalakopoulou Street  3
Information: (+30) 26910 21517
Fax: (+30) 26910 61313
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday / 08:30 - 15:00
Tickets: 2,00€

 

 

 

 

Archaeological Museum of Patras (Patras)

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The new Archaeological Museum of Patras was built in 2009 and on display there are findings that come from the city of Patras and from the area of Achaia in general. These artefacts date from 3000 B.C. to the 4th century A.D.
The building is situated on the New National Road Athens – Patras next to the northern entrance of the city and it is characterized by its modern architecture. There is also an amphitheatre and it is divided into three big chambers that correlate to three different themes.

 

Archaeological Museum of Patras
Address: National Road Patras – Athens  38-40
26442 Patras
Information: (+30) 2610 420645
Fax: (+30) 2610 423386
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 08.30 - 15.00
Email: [email protected]
http://www.patrasmuseum.gr