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Petrified Forest Museum

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The Museum of the Petrified Forest was founded in 1994. Its mission is the research, promotion, display, preservation, protection, and all other suitable exploitation of this unique forest. Under the care of its inspired director, Nikos Zouros, and his dedicated staff, the Museum has become a major attraction for visitors to the island. The Museum building, a one-story structure of grey lava stone, contains permanent exhibition galleries, a temporary exhibition space, an audiovisual multimedia gallery, lobby, snack bar, shop, library, and laboratories.Its impressive collection of finds record and re-create the evolution of the broader ecosystem of the northern Aegean as it was 20 million years ago. There are special hiking trails or “lava pathways” connecting the petrified regions at:The Petrified Forest Park at Bali Alonia; the Sigri Park next to the Museum; and the Plaka Sigri Park, located 800 meters to the southFor information call: 22530 54434.

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