The Museum of Prehistoric Thira, located in the heart of Fira, is home to a wonderful collection of treasures from the excavated town of Akrotiri and other parts of Santorini. Covering the history of the island from the late Neolithic period to the late...more
The Museum of Prehistoric Thira, located in the heart of Fira, is home to a wonderful collection of treasures from the excavated town of Akrotiri and other parts of Santorini. Covering the history of the island from the late Neolithic period to the late Cycladic period, the museum houses an impressive collection of exhibits, including wall paintings, jewelry, bronze vessels, tools, clay vessels and more from excavation sites and digs around Santorini. A trip to this museum is a must for tourists keen on learning more about the area’s history, while those planning to visit the site of Akrotiri should check out the museum to completely understand one of the greatest regional civilizations of the prehistoric world.
3 Euros (Tourists visiting more than one museum will be able to get a discounted ticket)
Tuesday to SundayL 8.30am - 3pm Closed on Mondays
Around one to two hours
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The frescoes, the IBEX, early Cycladic metal artifacts, middle Cycladic pottery
Muslim tourists will not be able to find prayer facilities at the Museum of Prehistoric Thira, nor will they be able to locate suitable prayer facilities in the city of Fira, as there are no known mosques or Islamic centers in Fira. They will therefore have to offer their prayers in the privacy of their hotel room.
While Muslim tourists may not be able to locate any Halal restaurants within the Museum of Prehistoric Thira or in the city of Fira, they will find a number of great seafood outlets in the city. Muslim tourists could dine at one of these establishments or choose suitable seafood or vegetarian options at one of the other restaurants in Fira.