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Natural History Museum

  Situated in a renewed rail-way station of Decauville type, which was built by the allied forces in 1916 and operated until 1931, serving the needs for transportation of people and goods in the region, it informs the visitor for the flora richness and the main species of fauna that are hosted upon the massifs of Voras, Pinovo and Tzena which constitute the mountain arc of Almopia.
This text (extract) is cited October 2003 from the Pella Prefecture Tourism Committee tourist pamphlet.

Physiographic-Folklore Museum

Tel: +30 23840 91300, 91388
  Since 1991, a Physiographic-Folklore Museum has been operating in the spa town, which even through it is small in size concentrates important findings in the fields of physiography, paleontology, speleology and folklore-history. Its palaeontological department is constantly enriched by the findings of the researches in the speleological park; meanwhile, among the findings the bones of the cave bear are included, findings of Hellenistic and Roman age, as well as the objects connected to folklore.
This text (extract) is cited October 2003 from the Pella Prefecture Tourism Committee tourist pamphlet.

The Archaeological Museum of Pella

  The building of the Archaeological Museum of Pella was intended for a tourist pavilion. However, following changes to the interior of the building in 1973, the finds from excavations in Pella were housed there. The current exhibition was organized in 1988 and includes the following items on display: a variety of artists' concepts, copies and moulds of artifacts, photographs, as well as topographic surveys and architects' designs - all providing historical information about the finds. The collections of the museum include artifacts discovered all over the area of Pella, from residences, the agora, and shrines. Sections of inlaid floors are also included.
  Some of the most important exhibits are:
•Marble head representing Alexander the Great
•Mosaic floors detached from private residences
•Hoard of silver coins (Hellenistic period) and mintage by Macedonian Kings.
•Bronze statuette of Poseidon
•Moulds for the production of relief clay vases

This text is cited May 2003 from the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs URL below.

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