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Guided Exploration of Nisiopi’s Coastal and Inland Regions and Science Briefing at the Museum

Join us on at 11 am on Saturday August 5, 2023!

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New Summer Educational Program

Sunday 9 July 2023, 11 am


This summer period, the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest has organized a series of informational events for visitors of the Petrified Forest.

Last Saturday, a guided exploration of the Sigri Petrified Forest Park took place which allowed visitors to understand the science behind the fossils as well as get a closer look at the fascinating root systems and standing petrified trunks that have been well preserved to this day.


For the second time around, the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest and the Kalloni Environmental Information Center are organizing guided explorations in protected areas to introduce the art of bird watching and the different forms of beauty that manifest themselves in Lesvos island’s geopark!


Saturday July 30th and Sunday July 31st 2022, 10 am

The Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos is inviting you all to attend its educational programs “Volcanos and Volcanic Fossils of Lesvos – Experiment Modeling a Volcanic Explosion” and Treasure Hunt “In the Traces of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos” this weekend in the petrified forest park in Plaka.


With great turnouts on our organized exploration to the marine park of the petrified forest of Nissiopi last Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th July, we are pleased and excited to organize more trips for those who are interested! The trips take place with a special ship that has glass flooring, allowing visitors to extend their bodies and imagination to look into the past and ponder about the present.


An exploration of the captivating fossil bearing areas on land and in water at the Marine Park of the Petrified Forest of Nisiopi, organised by the Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos, will take place this Sunday July 17th 2022 at 12pm.