Museum Of Prehistoric Thira, Santorini

Currently Open [Closes at 03:00 pm]
  • Address: Fira Santorini 847 00 Greece
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 03:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +30-2286022217
  • Ticket Price: 6 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: History Museum, Family And Kids
  • Map

About Museum Of Prehistoric Thira, Santorini

The Museum of Prehistoric Thira is a definite visit while in Santorini. This popular museum is one of the many that beautifully illustrate the history of the ancient and mysterious land of Greece but this one is perhaps one of the most interesting and the best in the region.

A wide variety of artefacts from the excavation at sites like Akrotiri and the surrounding areas can be found here. The section on Wall paintings is simply fascinating while the marble figurines and the neolithic artefacts are astonishing to see.

This place is an ideal start to your tour of Santorini. Located in the area called Fira, this museum will be the perfect background to your sightseeing tour of Santorini.

Museum Of Prehistoric Thira Ticket Prices

  • A special ticket package at 14 € allows you entrance to the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Prehistoric Thera, the Byzantine Museum in Pyrgos and the archaeological sites of Ancient Thera and Akrotiri.

How To reach Museum Of Prehistoric Thira by Public Transport

  • Stathmos Leoforion‎ (Bus)

Restaurants Near Museum Of Prehistoric Thira

  • Sphinx Restaurant
  • Naoussa
  • To Ouzeri

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Santorini before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Santorini and book an accommodation of your choice.

TripHobo Highlights for Museum Of Prehistoric Thira

Need more info?

Things to Know Before Visiting Museum Of Prehistoric Thira

  • 95% of people who visit Santorini include Museum Of Prehistoric Thira in their plan

  • 57.68% of people start their Museum Of Prehistoric Thira visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Museum Of Prehistoric Thira

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

83.81% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Museum Of Prehistoric Thira

People normally club together Ancient Thira and Red Beach while planning their visit to Museum Of Prehistoric Thira.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Museum Of Prehistoric Thira, Santorini Reviews

  • Beautiful art - oldest we ever saw. Good information on the walls too. Well worth the visit.

  • I loved this museum. It is small, but on the particular day that I went, it was perfect. There is good information about each piece. In particular, I love the paintings on the pottery of the dolphins and birds. The frescos are lovely and well displayed. You can take photos, but no flash. Mine came out really well, so I doubt you need it. Oh, and the gold ibex is definitely a treat! This museum is a must if you're a history junky who's lamenting not being able to go to Akrotiri!

  • You can see many exhibits from prehistoric period. A must if you like the ancient history.

  • Great art collection for 4000 years old frescos.

  • Good background on the initial civilisation of the island and its creation, tours really kill the quiet though.

Read all reviews

All Questions

Museum of prehistoric thira
    Simply click on Ask a Question to add question

Find places near Museum Of Prehistoric Thira, Santorini

  • Piraeus Bank ΚΑΡΤΕΡΑΔΟΣ
    1.095 km away
  • Alpha Bank Επαρχιακή Οδός Φηρών - Πύργου Θήρα
    1.97 km away
  • Alpha Bank Πλατεία Φηρών
    0.169 km away
  • Eurobank Φηρά
    0.197 km away
  • Τράπεζα Πειραιώς Καρτεράδος
    1.095 km away
  • Εθνική Τράπεζα Φηρά
    0.154 km away
View On Map
  • Thira Police Station Καρτεράδος
    1.191 km away
View On Map
  • Pharmacy Argyrou Theodora Φηρά
    0.077 km away
  • Pharmacy Καρτεράδος
    1.089 km away
  • Φαρμακειο Βερα Γαζη Κεντρική Πλατεία Φηρών Σαντορίνη
    0.026 km away
View On Map
  • Senor Zorbas ΠΥΡΓΟΣ Θήρα
    2.953 km away
  • Tango Φηρά
    0.284 km away
  • Stani Φηρά
    0.342 km away
  • Iriana Rooms and Apartments Φηρά
    0.142 km away
  • Heliotopos Wine Bar Ημεροβίγλι
    2.285 km away
  • Casablanca Soul Bar Φηρά Σαντορίνης
    0.249 km away
View On Map
  • Καθ Οδον - Αδιακατου & Σια Οε ΚΑΡΤΕΡΑΔΟΣ
    1.179 km away
  • Coffee Time Μεσσαριά
    2.844 km away
  • Home All Day Cafe Καρτεράδος
    0.957 km away
View On Map
  • Svoronos Bakery Φηρά
    0.288 km away
  • Erotokritos Καρτεράδος
    1.073 km away
  • Karavan Φηρά
    0.114 km away
  • Ζαιρησ 845 00 Μεσαριά Κυκλάδων
    2.834 km away
View On Map
  • Select Φηρα
    0.23 km away
  • Mylos Φηροστεφάνι
    1.098 km away
  • Enigma Cafe Φηρά
    0.15 km away
  • Magma City Cafe Φηρά Σαντορίνης 847 00
    0.132 km away
  • Town Club Φηρά Σαντορίνης 847 00
    0.262 km away
  • Franco's Bar Φηρά
    0.266 km away
View On Map
  • Crema Latte Gelateria -
    0.171 km away
  • Argo Vitamin Point Φηρά
    0.313 km away
View On Map
  • Sphinx Φηρά
    0.107 km away
  • Archipelagos Restaurant -
    0.224 km away
  • Mama's House Φηρά
    0.087 km away
  • Dionysos in Atlantis Φηρά
    0.291 km away
  • Fanari Φηρά
    0.332 km away
  • Yalos Santorini Εξω Γιαλος Φηρων
    2.751 km away
View On Map
  • Asian Club Φηρά
    0.178 km away
View On Map
    1.084 km away
  • Don Angelo Φηρά
    0.371 km away
  • The Flame of the Volcano -
    0.62 km away
View On Map
  • Pirouni -
    1.138 km away
  • Avocado Ημεροβίγλι
    2.226 km away
View On Map
  • Μακαροναδικο Κεντρική Πλατεία Φηρών 847 00
    0.185 km away
  • Antama Μεσαριά
    2.512 km away
View On Map
  • Volcano Blue -
    0.319 km away
    0.138 km away
View On Map
  • The Bone Κεντρικός δρόμος Φηρών-Ημεροβιγλίου
    0.711 km away
View On Map
  • Shell Καρτεράδος
    1.529 km away
  • Εκο Καρτεράδος
    2.797 km away
  • Βενζιναδικο Εκο - Φυτροσ Γρηγορησ - Ημεροβιγλι Θηρα ΗΜΕΡΟΒΙΓΛΙ
    2.021 km away
  • Σ. Φουστερησ Και Σια Οε ΚΑΡΤΕΡΑΔΟΣ
    1.179 km away
  • Εκο - Φυτροσ Τζωρτζησ & Σια ΠΥΡΓΟΣ
    0.026 km away
View On Map
  • Vinsanto Villas ΗΜΕΡΟΒΙΓΛΙ
    2.004 km away
  • Irini's Villas Ημεροβίγλι
    2.053 km away
  • Villa Soula Φηρά
    0.335 km away
  • Merovigliosso Apartments Ημεροβίγλι
    2.24 km away
  • Sunny Villas Ημεροβίγλι
    2.018 km away
  • Pension Stella -
    1.344 km away
View On Map