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Museum of Artists from Ysternia

A small museum that was created in the year 1987 in a building that was a school of arts and crafts where girls learned to knit and weave and even earlier, an elementary school. You will see works by artists who were born in the village, such as the Fytalis brothers and the Malakates brothers, Georgios Vitalis, Lazaros Sochos, Antonis Sochos, and others. For more information, please contact the Municipality of Tinos Τelephone number: +30 22833 60100
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Museum of Marble Crafts of Pirgos

A contemporary museum that was created by the Cultural Foundation of the Piraeus Bank Group and was partially funded by the 3rd Community Support Framework and the Bank of Piraeus.
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Museum of Artists from Pirgos, Tinos

At the start of the central cobblestone street of Pirgos (Giannouli Chalepa Street) you will find the small museum of artists from Tinos with works that provide a picture of the artistic production of the sculptors who were born in the area of Pirgos and Panormos. In the large room there are 47 plaster casts of marble works. Next to it there is the house where Chalepas was born, with his personal belongings and work. You can visit the two museums with the same ticket. Telephone number: +30 22830 31290 Please, also have a look at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEFRBa-hIDU    
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Cultural Foundation of Tinos

A Neo-classical building built in the year 1925 houses the Conference, Exhibition, and Research Centre of the Foundation. It was founded by the Holy Foundation of Evangelistria and was inaugurated in the year 2001. The permanent and periodic exhibitions it hosts every summer are very interesting. The permanent exhibition presents works by the well-known sculptor of Tinos Giannoulis Chalepas. The Foundation also has a library and a cafeteria. Τelephone number: +30 22830 29070, www.itip.gr    
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Archaeological Museum

It is located on Megalocharis Avenue and includes exhibits from all over Tinos and especially from the two largest sanctuaries – the Thesmoforio, dedicated to the Goddess Demeter, from the 7th century B.C., which was built on the slope of Xombourgo, and the Hellenistic temple of Poseidon and Amphitrite, in Kionia. One item of interest is the marble sundial that dates back to the end of the 2nd century and the beginning of the 1st century B.C. It is a complicated construction that shows the solar calendar, the equinoxes, and the solstices. It is unique in the world, a work by of Andronikos of Kyristos. (Open from 08:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., except for Mondays) Telephone number: +30 22830 22670    
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The Museums of Evangelistria

Many museums operate in the front courtyard of the complex of Evangelistria.
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