The museums and archaeological sites of Tinos
The islands of Greece are famous for beaches and entertainment, but this does not mean that they lag behind in culture and monuments. Here you can see information about all the points of cultural interest of Tinos.
Archaeological museum in the city of Tinos
The Archaeological Museum of Tinos is located on Megalochari Avenue, just 100m. from the holy church of Panagia. It includes rare finds, such as a multitude of sculptures and vases as well as the marble sundial of Andronikos from Kyristos, which date from the Mycenaean era to Roman times!
Museum of the Ursulines in Loutra
In 1862, the famous Ursuline monastery was founded in the village of Loutra, which made a decisive contribution to the upgrading of education, gathering female students from all over Greece! Today a part of the imposing building houses the exhibition-museum, where you can wander through the spaces that housed the schoolgirls, for an ultimate journey back in time. There, you are given the opportunity to visit the chapel, but also of course to admire a multitude of exhibits, such as everyday objects of the time, books, musical instruments, looms and even entire workshops.