Ikaria's ancient history is wonderfully showcased in the new Archaeological Museum in Agios Kyrikos and the Archaeological Collection in Kampos. Visit at least one, and try to get to both, to better understand Ikaria's veneration of Dionysus and the grape vine, its early trade routes that extended to Asian Minor and beyond, and rituals, settlements and styles that cultivated Ikaria's special flair.
THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM IN AGIOS KYRIKOS
Hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 08:30 – 15:00
Languages: Greek and English
Winding up the center of Ag. Kyrikos, climbing a set of stone stairs and venturing through back roads, you can find the long awaited new Archaeological Museum. (Also accessible by car.) The museum is situated in a neoclassical building, which served as the first secondary school for the island.Read More