The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest invites you to another weekend full of many activities for both young and old ones.
Saturday 17 July at 11 am.
Educational Activity “Petrified and present day plants of Lesvos”
The children will become researchers and are invited to look for and study the fossilized and modern day plants of the area of the Lesvos Petrified Forest. They will visit the exhibition spaces and the open-air botanical garden of the Museum and create their own herbarium.
Saturday 17 July at 6.30 pm.
Afternoon guided tour at the Plaka Petrified Forest Park
Plaka Park is located 800 meters south of the settlement of Sigri and is an important protected fossil bearing site. It consists of two sections, the coastal and the land, in which the research works of the Museum have revealed important plant fossils.
Sunday 18 July, at 11.30 am.
Presentation and Educational Activity “The Aligator of Liota”
The life size model of the Alligator of Liota will be presented to the Museum friends. During the presentation, visitors will have the opportunity to see up close the model of the Alligator of Liota and get to know details about the alligators that lived on the island, the environment in which they lived, as well as the palaeontological excavations and the systematic research to identify the animals that lived in the area of the Petrified Forest. The presentation will be followed by a special educational program, which introduces the children to the evidence of paleontological research that led to the identification of animals that lived in the Petrified Forest of Lesvos.
Monday: Closed | Tuesday-Sunday: 8.00-16.00
Sigri, Lesvos island, P.C. - 81103
+30 22530 54434