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Museum of History and Art - Municipal Art Gallery of Messolongi

Last Update: Apr 2012
Museum, Cultural heritage MESSOLONGI , ETOLOAKARNANIA , GREECE
1, Markos Botsaris Square, Old Townhall Building, 30200 MESSOLONGI , ETOLOAKARNANIA , GREECE
Tel.: +30 26310 22134
Opening hours:
02Jan - 31Dec Mon-Fri, 0900-1330, 1600-1900
02Jan - 31Dec Sat-Sun, 0900-1300, 1600-1900

Museum of History and Art - Municipal Art Gallery of Messolongi - Photo Gallery

Museum of History and Art - Municipal Art Gallery of Messolongi - Overview

  The Museum is housed in a double-storeyed neoclassical building dating to 1931.
  The Museum's collection includes authentic paintings and reproductions of scenes of the heroic sortie of Missolonghi, portraits of philhellenes and of Greek chieftains, authentic 1837 engravings by the Englishman Friedel, 1826 guns, coins and medals, plaster busts of the five Missolonghian prime ministers.
   Also exhibited are personal items and manuscripts belonging to Lord Byron together with paintings of his visits to Greece and a bust copied from his statue in Cambridge.
  Among the most important exhibits of the museum are:
• Th. Vryzakis, "The sortie from Missolonghi".
• E. de Lunsac "Scene from the sortie."

The text is cited from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism website.

Museum of History and Art - Municipal Art Gallery of Messolongi - Map

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