Andros Maritime Museum

Andros Maritime Museum (Greek: Ναυτικό Μουσείο Άνδρου) is a museum in Andros, Greece. It was founded in 1972 for the purpose of gathering and preserving naval objects found in Andros. The museum is established in an old building in the city of Andros that was given to municipality of Andros by Dimitrios Rallias.

Andros Maritime Museum
Ναυτικό Μουσείο Άνδρου
Chora of Andros, monument in front of the Maritime Museum, 090605.jpg
Monument in front of the museum
Established1972
LocationGreece Andros, Greece
Coordinates37°50′24″N 24°56′34″E / 37.84007002942001°N 24.942666770566063°E / 37.84007002942001; 24.942666770566063Coordinates: 37°50′24″N 24°56′34″E / 37.84007002942001°N 24.942666770566063°E / 37.84007002942001; 24.942666770566063
TypeMaritime museum
Websitevia odysseus.culture.gr

ExhibitsEdit

The objects that are exhibited are related to Andros' naval life. There are a lot of lithography presenting everyday life, insurance policies, cutlery, uniforms, naval diaries, where the life of the Andriots on the seas before the 1821 War of Independence is described. There are also displayed models of ships, ranging from old schooners to huge modern tankers.[1]

These exhibits are original and vividly present the entire history of Andros' merchant marine, from antiquity to our day.[1]

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SourcesEdit

  • "Maritime Museum of Andros: Description". Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports. 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2021.

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