Volcanological Museum

Nisyros - Volcanological MuseumThe Museum is located in Nikia and its privileged position at the top of the caldera offers a panoramic view of the inside of the caldera and the volcano.
In this traditional village there used to be an abandoned school, which was restored by the relevant programme and after appropriate transformations and layout arrangements in the building now hosts the Museum. The museum brings life to the village and contributes to the overall tourism growth on the island providing the base of developing another part of alternative tourism.

The main areas of the museum cover the following topics:

1.Genesis and structure of volcanoes
2.Volcanic processes and products
3.The Volcanoes of Greece
4.The Volcano of Nisyros
5.Other active volcanoes in Greece
6.Volcanoes - Environment – People

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