The Archaeological Museum of Polygyros
Situated on the Heroon Square in the village of Polygyros, the museum contains archaeological displays from all over Halkidiki; among them are findings from the city and the cemetery of Olynthos, from the archaeological sites of Ierissos, Toroni and Potidea. Particularly interesting are a semi-finished 6th century Kouros found in the harbour of the ancient Stageiros, a late 6th century sarcophagus from the cemetery of ancient Acanthus, a male and female funerary statues excavated in Stratoni as well as various votive relieves from Potidea, vessels from Pirgadikia and many other displays.
Telephone: 23710 22148
The Archaeological Museum of Olynthos
The museum is in the village of Olynthos, 5 kilometres from Nea Moudania, on the archaeological site of ancient Olynthos.The excavations find there are all in the Archaeological museum of Polygyros; the museum of Olynthos has only audio-visual material,explaining the history of ancient Olynthos and showing the excavation made there.
Telephone: 23730 91000
The Folklore Museum of Polygyros
Founded by the initiative of the Women’s Voluntary Association for Community Development, who organise folklore-related events. The museum is in the town centre, housed in the renovated two-storey residence of the mayor. All the exhibits have been donated by inhabitants of Polygyros: old traditional furniture, costumes, everyday life utensils and agricultural implements. Telephone: 23710 23973/22059 The Antrhopological Museum in Petralona The Antrhopological Museum is located in Petralona, about 50 km from Thessaloniki. It displays unique exhibits of great anthropological value, among which the mausoleum of the Archanthropus and the oldest traces of fire on earth hold a prominent position. T
The Folklore Museum of Aphytos
This interesting folk art museum is located on the square of the lovely village of Aphytos, in an old renovated building. The collection of the museum consists of works of traditional art, vessels, embroidery, ceramics, woven fabrics and many tools of everyday life. Telephone: 23740 91239/91511 The Folklore Museum of Arnaia The museum is located in the town of Arnaia, 37 kilometres from Polygyros. It is housed in a two-storey 18th century house. It is displaying artefacts of the popular culture of Arnaia and the surrounding region (architectural heritage and traditional folk instruments). Telephone: 23720 22988/22323