Kimolos: Archaeological museum

Kimolos: Folklore and Maritime museum

The Archaeological Museum of Kimolos is located in Chorio, opposite the Cathedral of “Panagia OdIgitria”.

The  Museum has been housed in a traditional two-storey building, since 2006.

On the first floor visitors can see exhibits and film screening concerning the ancient history of Kimolos, starting from the Late Neolithic era , as well as an impressive representation of an ancient burial , as it was found during the excavation, under a transparent floor .

The Folklore Museum is housed in a  two-storey traditional building  of the Castle , by the north entrance(Pano Porta).

On the ground floor, and particularly in the great hall the exhibits are modular, while in the smaller hall, visitors can see all about weaving tools.

The upper floor has been restored according to the original layout of the house, which was the ancestral of the founder of the museum, doctor Manolis Christoulakis, with the  original furniture of the founder’s mother and items offered by Kimolians.  The hallway  has been fitted out to a naval corner.