- Open: The Museum will be closed to the public from 1st of August 2013 until the end of 2015 due to renovation works and redisplay of its collections. For the visitable Byzantine churches contact the museum guards. Visiting hours: 08:00-15:00 The Byzantine Museum of Kastoria was founded in 1989 and houses one of the largest collections of Greek Byzantine and post-Byzantine icons of the Ministry of Culture. The museum exhibits paintings of Kastorian temples, mosaics and architectural sculptures (early Christian, Byzantine and Ottoman), church carvings and books from the temples of the city, pottery and coins. The Byzantine Museum of Kastoria has two large rooms of 200 sq.m. and a smaller of 80 sq.m. The space is structured into six sections: the first includes works of 12th-13th century, the second works of the 14th century -15th., the third of the 15th century, the fourth of 16th and 17th c., the fifth works of the Cretan School and the sixth works of 15th and 16th century.
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