Museum Type History & Archaeology
The Spetses Museum is housed in the mansion of Chatzigiannis-mexis, one of the leding notables of the island at the time of the Great War of Indipendence. It was bult from 1795-98 and consists of a ground floor and two upper storeys. Only the first floor is open to the public.
The objects on display represent more than 4,000 years of the island's cultural history.
The exhibits include pottery, finds from the Classical period, sculptures and coins from the Roman, Early Christian and Byzantine periods, Post-Byzantine icons, religious vestments and other ecclesiastical objects, costumes and embroideries, objects of every-day use, wood-curved items, weapons, portraits, historical documents, etc.
November 1st, 2004 - March 31st, 2005
6 January, Shrove Monday, Holy Saturday, Easter Monday, Holy Spirit Day, 28 October: 08.30-15.001st J