The Archaeological Museum of Kalamata

Archaeological Museum of Messinia

The Archaeological Museum of Messinia is located in the heart of the historic center of Kalamata where there was the old City Market in the past. After the devastating earthquake of 1986, the Market building was demolished because of the severe damage.

The most important exhibits in the Archaeological Museum of Messinia are a gold signet ring of the 16th century B.C. from a domed tomb in region Ellinika, figurines and gold jewelry from a chamber tomb in the same area, a figurine of hippocampus from the Sanctuary of Poseidon at Akovitika and funerary stele from the Sanctuary of Pamisos at the village Agios Floros.

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