The Archaeological Museum of Andros in Chora
The Archaeological Museum of Andros is located in Andros Town, at Theofilos Kairis Square. It was founded in 1981 following the donation of the Vassilis & Elisa Goulandris Foundation, with designs of the Greek-American architect Stamos Papadakis.
At the Archaeological Museum of Andros, you will see findings brought to light by archaeological excavations on the island. It includes a collection of the Geometric settlement of Zagora and sculptures from the Archaic to the Roman era. Furthermore, you can see inscriptions and sculptures of the Early Byzantine and Byzantine period.
Therefore, it is an impressive museum that is worth visiting during your stay in Andros.
Hermes of Andros and the map of Rigas Feraios
Most remarkable finds are the Hermes of Andros, a Hellenistic copy of the homonymous statue of Praxiteles that was found in 1833 in Paleopolis as well as a very well preserved copy of the map of Rigas Feraios. In addition to these, at the Archaeological Museum of Andros will also see the headless Kouros and the torso of Artemis, Roman copy of the 2nd century. B.C.
Working Hours of the Archaeological Museum of Andros
From November 1st to March 31st, Friday and Sunday 9:00 – 16:00
From April 1 to October 31, to 09:00 to 16:00 except Mondays
Normal: 4 €
Reduced: 2 €
Persons entitled to reduced admission
Greek citizens as also as citizens of the other Member States of the European Union over the age of 65. Demonstrating their identity card or their passport to confirm their age and country of origin is necessary.
Students of universities and higher education institutes as also as Technological Education Institutions or similar schools outside the European Union countries. Showing their student ID is necessary.