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Welcome to the Web page of the Natural History Museum of the Aegean.

Visitors to Samos (Greece) have the opportunity to visit the fascinating Natural History Museum. On display are many specimens of natural treasures from Samos and the Aegean. It was established by the Konstantinos and Maria Zimalis Foundation and is divided into five sections: Palaeontology, Mineralogy, Geology, Botanology and Zoology.

View the position of the Museum on the map of Europe

The Museum has about 30,000 visitors per year.

For 2016 the Museum is open from May 15th to October 15th Tuesday to Saturday 09.00-14.00 and Synday 10.00-14.00. On Mondays it is closed.

During the rest of the year it is open only by special arrangement mainly for groups. If you wish to arrange an appointment please contact us at 22730 51691, 22730 52055, 210 6206535 or by e-mail at vizsamos@gmail.com or nhmsam@otenet.gr

Outside view of the Museum

Fossilized bone of Rhinoceros

Inside view of the Museum - Zoological room