Welcome to Alonissos Museum
Alonissos Museum in Patitiri
The Alonissos Museum, founded in 2000 by Kostas and Angela Mavrikis, is the largest privately owned museum on any Greek island. In this four-storey building, located at a distance of only 30 meter from the harbour of Patitiri, Kostas and Angela gave place to the cultural inheritance of the island. In addition to historical items from Alonissos, the museum focuses on weapons and objects used in the early days by the pirates of the Aegean Sea.
To complete the image of this beautiful stone-built building, every storey is forseen from marble sculptures and paintings of artists who visited or lived on the island respectively still live there.
Proceeds of the sale of Alonissos Yesterday
- Published 26 July 2013
Since the start of the sale of "Yesterday", the first run of 100 copies of this photo book with a a selection of 700 old photographs of life on Alonissos and its outer islands, were sold out in the middle of 2012. The proceeds of the sale were used to create KAPI of Alonissos ("Alonissos Pensionate Inhabitants Centre").
KAPI was created during the last months of 2012 and the first months of 2013 and opened in April 2013 by Mayor Petros Vafinis. The event was attended by all the councilors and many Alonnisiotes.
Underneath an impression of the new Inhabitants Centre.
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