Chios Museums

In Chios Museums, the visitor will be able to explore the local history and culture over the centuries.  It has a long history during the byzantine times, when the emperor decided to build a monastery in Chios decorated with gold mosaics. Moreover , the visitor in chios can find the first library of Greece and its collection consisted of books belonging to Adamantios Koraes and other greek intellectuals.In addition , the island has a long history in maritime. Most of the well known ship owners of Greece originate from Chios island. Vrontados is an area in Chios , that most of its citizens are sailors. Furthermore, chios mastic is a huge part of the local life. Thus, the locals built a very very nice museum, that the visitor will be able to have an idea of the whole history that surrounds this product. 

Korais Library
Koraes Library
Kallimasia Folklore Museum
Byzantine museums
Chios Byzantine Museum
Maritime museums
Chios Maritime Museum
Archaeological Museum Chios
chios museums
chios mastic museum