Administrative Information

Kaminia, Poliochni, Lemnos (Prefecture of Lesvos)

Telephone: +30 22540 91249
Fax: +30 22540 91249
Email: efales@culture.gr

Visit the archaeological site web site

Full: €2, Reduced: €1
Special ticket package: Full: €2, Reduced: €1
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.

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.

From Wednesday to Monday open: 08:30 - 16:00, 15/4-31/10/2019. Tuesday 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
YES disabled (Access Only)
there is access for disabled (no service)
The site access is possible only by private vehicle.
The space does not have a shop. Visitors can purchase guides on Poliochni and other archaeological sites of the island from the Archaeological Museum of Myrina.
  Suggestive Bibliography
Bernabo-Brea L., Poliochni: Citta Preistorica nell' Isola di Lemnos I, II, Ρώμη 1964, 1976
"Λήμνος Φιλτάτη", Δήμος Μυριναίων, Πρακτικά του 1ου Συνεδρίου Δημάρχων του Αιγαίου, Μύρινα Λήμνου 21-24 Αυγούστου 1992, Αθήνα 1994, 11-64
Ντούμας Χ., Rosa V. La (Επιμ.), "Η Πολιόχνη και η Πρώιμη Εποχή του Χαλκού στο Βόρειο Αιγαίο", Διεθνές Συνέδριο, Αθήνα 22-25 Απριλίου 1996, SAIA, Αθήνα 1997
Αρχοντίδου Α., Vita DI A. κ.α., Πολιόχνη Λημνώι εν Αμιχθαλλοέσηι, Ένα Κέντρο της Πρώιμης Εποχής του Χαλκού στο Β. Αιγαίο, Αθήνα 1997
Rosa V. La, κ.ά.(Επιμ.), "Επί Πόντον Πλαζόμενοι", Simposio Italiano di Studi Egei, Roma 18-20 Febbraio 1998, SAIA, Ρώμη 1999, 11-52
Tine S. & Traverso A., Πολιόχνη. Η Αρχαιότερη Πόλη της Ευρώπης, Αθήνα 2001
See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Acropolis of Eresos in Skala of Eresos
Ancient Methymna in Molyvos
Archaelogical site of Hephaistia at Hephaistia
Archaelogical site of Kabeirion at Chloe area
Archaelogical site of sanctuary of Messon in Agia Paraskevi
Archaeological - Folklore Collection of Nape in Nape
Archaeological Collection of Eresos in Skala of Eresos
Archaeological Museum of Lemnos in Myrina
Archaeological Museum of Mytilene in Mytilene
Archaeological site of Thermi in Loutropoli Thermis