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Archaeological Museum:
This museum was found inside the town and it is considered unique in its domain because of the representative character of its vase collection, which covers a period from the geometrical times to the 6th century reflecting the style and technique of pottery art in Ancient Greece.

Crowning exhibit in the museum is considered to be the relief amphora representing scenes of the Trojan War. Furthermore there is a very rich collection of red and black figured vases.

 

Ios MUSEUMS

Folk Museum:
Founded in 1958, it is situated at Plakoto in Ios town.

The museum contains collections of keys and locks, hand-woven materials, painted plates, old weights and measures, traditional Cycladic sculptures and a wide range of lightening devices from the ancient oil lamp to the paraffin lamp, a collection of obsidian tools and weapons and a collection of 19th century garments.

 

Aegean Naval Museum:
This impressive museum contains models of coastal and traveling ships, ancient, medieval and more contemporary rowing and sailing boats and steamships.

There is also a large collection of paintings, engravings and ancient coins with naval depictions.

 

THE MARITIME MUSEUM
The Maritime Museum in Ios Town has several impressive displays of model ships, maps, nautical instruments, amphorae, ancient coins, etc.

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Kambos Plakoto Plakes
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