Museum of Prehistoric Thera: The Museum of Prehistoric Thera is located in Fira and exhibits findings from the prehistoric times that have been excavated from Akrotiri Minoan site, the Ancient Thera and other areas on Santorini. Exhibits include ceramics, marble statues, Minoan frescoes, tools, and weaponry.
This museum is quite spectacular even from the outside. It hosts a rich collection of finds from the excavations in the sites of Akrotiri and other Cyclades islands. The whole area is air-conditioned offering visitors a comfortable tour around the exhibition hall that is divided into four sections.
The first section refers to the history of Fira, the second one to the geology of Fira, the third section includes finds from the Neolithic and the post-Cycladic era while the last section consists of a nice collection from the flourishing period at the town of Akrotiri.
All objects in the museum include detailed information. Some of the exhibits that particularly stand out are a clay oven and a bathing tub as well as the tall and oval-shaped vases. Further on, you can see some marvelous frescoes including the House of Ladies. Close to the exit is a gold ibex figurine which shines brightly. The museum offers great insight from the prehistoric times in the town of Fira with thousands of exhibits.
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