Visit the new Meteora museum
The Museum of Geological Formations of Meteora in Kastraki will boost tourist traffic and benefit the whole regions
- May 27, 2018 18:00
- Olya Georgieva
The Museum of Geological Formations of Meteora in Kastraki is housed in a 1902 building that used to serve as the Kastraki Elementary School until 1985 and then was used as a local government building until 2012.The aim behind its inauguration is to boost tourist traffic and benefit the whole regions. The Meteora Geological Formations Museum in Kastraki is open to the public with free admission,
The 460-square-meter museum building is divided in three sections: Hall A (waiting room), Hall B (General Geology Hall) and Hall C (Meteora Geological History Hall). In Hall A there are audiovisual presentations, such as a 15-minute video on the creation of the rocks and the nearby Koziaka Mountains. Hall B is a space of introduction to the region’s general geology and attempts to inform the visitor of how the Earth, rocks and minerals were created. There are also fossils, minerals and rocks from all over Greece. Hall C is the largest space of the museum where the creation of Meteora is presented.
Source: Greek Reporter
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