The Chios Mastic Museum

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You can buy your tickets online by using your credit/debit card.

You will receive your tickets in your email once you have purchased them online.

On the day of your visit, you must bring your ticket in print or digital form with you.

Each ticket is valid for one person, for the museum and the date written thereon.

Ticket cannot be returned, cancelled or altered.

You can purchase same-day tickets till midday. After that you are only able to purchase your tickets from the Museum’s ticket office.

In the Museum, all the necessary safety measures for protection against COVID 19 are taken daily to safeguard the health of visitors and employees. Press here to find more about the entrance procedure and the documents that you need to provide. 

1. Choose date

Opening hours

From March 1st through to October 15th:
Daily (except Tuesdays) 10 am - 6 pm.
From October 16th through to February 28th:
Daily (except Tuesdays) 10 am - 5 pm.

Closed on: Tuesdays, January 1st, Good Friday (until 12 noon), (Greek Orthodox) Easter Sunday, May 1st, August 15th, December 25th and 26th and July 22th (local patronal feast).

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Selected Date

Saturday, May 28, 2022

2. Select type and number of tickets

Select type and number of tickets
Standard entrance fee
€ 4.00 Registration Closed
Winners card
€ 2.00 Registration Closed
Kids Ticket (Free of Charge)

0-17 years old

Registration Closed


Reduced entrance fee and Free Admission tickets can only be obtained at the Museum.

For group bookings (more than 20 persons), please contact the Museum.

Information

The Chios Mastic Museum in the region of the Mastichochoria presents the cultivation and processing of gum mastic as well as its integration to the cultural landscape of the island.

The permanent exhibition introduces the traditional know-how of the mastic tree cultivation, revealing how mastic shaped the rural and inhabited landscape of southern Chios. Thus, it sheds light on a significant aspect of Greece's production history and showcases the various uses of gum mastic. 

The "culture of mastic" is highlighted in various ways, always focusing on people, the land, and gum mastic: photographic and archival material, oral testimonies, audiovisual productions, multimedia applications, original machinery from old factories, still functioning. The museum experience is completed with the open-air exhibition where visitors actually have contact with the mastic tree and the natural environment in which it thrives.

The Know-How of Traditional Mastic Cultivation in Chios has been inscribed on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO since 2014.

 

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Where?

The Chios Mastic Museum
Pyrgi, Rachi site (Tepeki)
GR-821 02 Chios
North Aegean, Greece


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Contact

Contact Museum

Phone: (+30) 22710 72212

Safety measures Covid-19

  • Wear a mask
  • Use antiseptic hand gel
  • Keep a distance of 2 m
  • Do not touch the exhibits
  • Prefer contactless transactions
  • Cough or sneeze into the crook of your elbow or a handkerchief