Archaeological Museum


Along with prehistoric and Archaic treasures from the excavations of the British School at Emporios, this collection includes impressive Neolithic and Classical finds (coins, sculptures and pottery) from Agios Galas and Fana.

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Nearby Chios attractions

2. Byzantine Museum

0.45 MILES

Housed in a 19th-century Ottoman mosque, the Medjitie Djami, this museum contains relics from the Byzantine, post-Byzantine, Genoese and Islamic periods,…

3. Giustiniani Palace Museum

0.54 MILES

Near the main gate of the kastro (castle) this tiny museum (or 'Palataki') still looks like the 15th-century fortress it once was. It houses rotating…

4. Turkish Bath

0.73 MILES

With its bubble-like cupolas pierced to let in gentle shafts of light, this classic early-18th-century hammam (Turkish bath) was built as a charitable…

5. Citrus Memories Museum

2.98 MILES

This museum has attractive and well-signed historical displays of Kampos-area citrus, the Chian mandarin in particular. Also has a shaded courtyard cafe…

6. Nea Moni

4.58 MILES

At the island’s centre, Nea Moni is a World Heritage–listed 11th-century Byzantine monastery. Once one of Greece’s richest monasteries, it attracted pre…

7. Anavatos

6.93 MILES

At the end of a silent stretch of road that branches off the main road near Avgonyma, this solemn site serves as a reminder of the island's brutal history…

8. Atatürk Statue


The great man is shown astride a horse in this large statue in Cumhuriyet Meydanı.