The museum building is located in the heart of the historic center of Kalamata, where was the old Municipal Market in the city, flooded daily by the bustling crowd of merchants and customers.
After the devastating earthquake of 1986, the Market building was demolished because of the severe damage suffered. The new building which replaced the old Market, provided by the Municipality of Kalamata in the Ministry of Culture in order to become an Archaeological Museum.
Following the old geographical division of the county into four provinces, Kalamata, Messinia, Pylia Triphylia report develops a corresponding large geographical units, which comprise the most important archaeological sites and representative findings, either from excavations or surveys or even accidental ancient traditions, from ordinary citizens.
In order for the visitor to "penetrate" into geographical sections, follows a main "thoroughfare" among the displays and exhibits, reminding the river flow Pamisou, which runs much of Messinia and empties the Messinian Bay.
How to get
Driving through EO Pylos Kalamata • 66,7 chm.1 h. 19 minutes.