Archeological museum of Karystos

The Archaeological Museum of Karystos is housed in the west wing of the Giokaleion Foundation building, (legacy of the benefactor Nikolaos Giokalas – built on Maximilianou Square in 1959).  The building also houses a library and a theatre hall.

The local archeological department organizes guided tours of the Archaeological Museum, while both the library and the theatre operate under the supervision of the municipality of Karystos.

The archaeological collections include:

  • Sculptures from the wider area of Karystos (Classical-Hellenistic-Roman era)
  • Archaeological finds from the site of the Dragon houses (Mt Ochi and Styra area)
  • Inscriptions from the wider area of Karystos
  • Clay figurines from different areas around Karystos.

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