Administrative Information

A. Eftalioti 7 (old Bulding), Τ.Κ. 811 00, Lesvos (Prefecture of Lesvos)

Telephone: +30 22510 28032 (Παλαιό κτίριο) και 2251040223 (Νέο κτίριο)
Fax: +30 22510 44913

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Full: €4, Reduced: €2
4 - 2 for the New Building. 2 - 1 for the Old Building.
Special ticket package: Full: €4, Reduced: €2
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
28 October
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards
Free admission for:
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Holders of a solidarity card
Holders of a valid unemployment card.
Journalists upon presentation of their journalist identity card
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece and equivalent Chambers of member-states of the EU, upon presentation of their membership card
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS, upon presentation of their membership card
Official guests of the Greek State, after approval from the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage.
Parents of families with three children and their children up to the age of 23 or 24 if they are students and regardless of age if they have disability, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality
Parents of multi-child families and their children up to the age of 23, up to the age of 25 if they are doing their military service or studying and regardless of age if they have disabilities, upon presentation of a certified multi-child pass from the Supreme Confederation of multi-child parents of Greece (ASPE).
Persons with disabilities (67 % or over) and one escort, upon presentation of the certification of disability issued by the Ministry of Health or a medical certification from a public hospital, where the disability and the percentage of disability are clearly stated
Single parent families with minors, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality. In the case of divorsed parents, only the parent holding custody of the children
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of EU member states, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
The police officers of the Department of Antiquity Smuggling of the Directorate of Security
Tourist guides upon presentation of their professional ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.

New buιlding:
From Wednesday to Monday open: 08:30 - 15:30, until 28-2-2019. Tuesday closed.

From Wednesday to Monday open: 08:30 - 16:00, 1-31/3/2019. Tuesday closed.

Old building:

New buιlding: From Wednesday to Monday open: 08:30 - 16:00, 15/4-31/10/2019. Tuesday closed. Old building: closed

1 January: Closed
Shrove Monday: Closed
25 March: Closed
Good Friday: Open: 12:00-17:00
1 May: Closed
Easter Sunday: Closed
25 December: Closed
26 December: Closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
The old building there are not facilities for the disabled. Unlike the new building are specifically designed elevators and ramps throughout the exhibition, the space elevator for lectures and special goblets and wc
The Archaeological Museum of Mytilene (Old and New Building) is located near the city center and just a few dozen meters from the port, a fact that makes for easy access for visitors from the ship. Unlike the distance from the airport is approximately 7 km away and can be accessed normally rented limousines or buses urban bus routes to the city center is not enough.
1) Guide to the Archaeological Museum of Mytilene on the Greek and English (Ministry of Culture-KEPKA, Mytilini 1999).
2) Books of TAP
3) Cards
4) Puzzle
5) Scrapbook entitled "Chios t 'underwater city Oinopionos" (Ministry of Culture-K EPCA, Chios 2000)
6) Posters
7) Slides
  Suggestive Bibliography
Koldewey R., Die Antiken Baureste der Insel Lesbos, Berlin 1890
Lamb W., "Antissa", BSA 32 (1932)
Lamb W., Excavations at Thermi in Lesbos, Cambridge 1936
Χαριτωνίδου Σ., Αι επιγραφαί της Λέσβου, Αθήνα 1968
Buchholz H.G., Methymna, Mainz 1975
Κοντής Ι.Δ., Η Λέσβος και η Μικρασιατική της περιοχή, Αθήνα 1976
Pfuhl E., Mobius H., Die Ostgriechischen Grabreliefs (vol. I, II), Mainz 1977
Αρχοντίδου-Αργύρη Α., "Ελληνιστική Κεραμική από τη Μυτιλήνη", Β' Επιστημονική Συνάντηση για την Ελληνιστική Κεραμική. Χρονολογικά Προβλήματα της Ελληνιστικής Κεραμικής, Πρακτικά Συνεδρίου, Ρόδος 22-25 Μαρτίου 1989, Αθήνα 1990
Αρχοντίδου Α., Αχειλαρά Λ., Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Μυτιλήνης. Οδηγός έκθεσης στην ελληνική και αγγλική, Μυτιλήνη 1999
See also
Other museums in the same prefecture
Archaeological - Folklore Collection of Nape in Nape
Archaeological Collection of Eresos in Skala of Eresos
Archaeological Museum of Lemnos in Myrina
“Georgios Jakobides” Digital Museum
Mesagros Bakery
Museum of Industrial Olive Oil Production in Lesvos
Museum of Works by Theophilos
Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest of Lesbos
Teriade Museum - Library
Teriade Museum - Library