Archaeological Museum Mykonos: Was erected in 1902 to preserve the treasure recovered from the 426-BC 'Purification Pit". Multitudes of exquisite treasures can be found and appreciated such as: the scenes from the Capture of Troy dating back to the 7th century BC, the priceless grave monument of Glykonis, and the statue of Heracles from Rheneia. from the 2nd century. This treasure of parian marble was found in 1899 and includes the superb rare clay figurine of a woman wearing traditional clothing.
Maritime Museum: Housed in a traditional Cycladic 1800's building, the aim of the museum is to present and study the history of the Greek nautical tradition with exhibits of ship models, rare engravings and maps as well as ancient items and tools. The library of the museum consists of 5,000 rare books and an interesting archive of manuscripts and photos. The garden exhibits marble findings from Delos and Mykonos. Note: Open 10:30 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. and in the evening.
From October to March The Archaeological Museum of Mykonos is open from 08.30-15.00, Tuesday to Sunday. Monday the museum is closed.