Historical Archives-Museum of Hydra - Construction - Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Historical Archives-Museum of Hydra

For modifications to make the Museum handicapped-accessible.

The Historical Archives-Museum of Hydra was established in 1918 and falls under the supervision of the Ministry of Education. The Museum houses valuable exhibits from the Greek Revolution of 1821.

The objective of the Archives is to locate, gather, classify, index and publish every kind of archival material relating to the island of Hydra, its local history, tradition and culture. The library has approximately 6,000 volumes, mainly old and rare publications. The museum hosts a variety of cultural events such as conferences and lectures.