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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.

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A beautiful summer evening full of music, song, pictures and light had the chance to experience those who attended "This is Lesvos" which took place on Saturday, August 7, 2021 in the outdoor amphitheater of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest for the presentation of the publications "LESVOS ISLAND - UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARK" and "THE OLIVE IN LESVOS".

The event started with music by the guitar solist Manolis Androulidakis and Eleni Katsouli, while at the same time impressive photos of Dimitris Talianis from Lesvos alternated with the music.


The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest invites you on Saturday 7 August 2021, at 20:30, at its outdoor amphitheatre for the presentation of the two book albums:

"Lesvos Island Unesco Global Geopark"

Publication of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

& "The olive tree in Lesvos"

Publication of the Cultural Association

"Olive Island Lesvos"


Every summer the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest co-organizes with the local authorities and local cultural organizations a variety of cultural events from sculpture, art, pottery and craft exhibitions to book presentations, theatrical and musical performances and film screenings. This year the museum took part in the festival “Cultural Summer 2020” of the Association of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Island of Lesvos by hosting at its outdoor amphitheater two theatrical plays.


Do you want to show the world what makes Lesvos Island UNESCO Global Geopark special? Then take part in the RURITAGE Photo Contest! It is a unique opportunity for local communities to highlight the potential of our natural and cultural heritage!