We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum Of The Petrified Forest

Sigri, Sigri 811 03, Greece
+30 2253 054434
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Brilliant

A fabulous exhibition of the Petrified forest, one of only two in the world. The exhibits are well... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Nick B
,
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Petrified beauty

A unique museum that everyone should visit. I stared the petrified exhibits of many foreign... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
erijon
,
East Aegean
Read all 40 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Sigri, Sigri 811 03, Greece
CONTACT
Website
+30 2253 054434
Write a Review
Reviews (40)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2017

A fabulous exhibition of the Petrified forest, one of only two in the world. The exhibits are well set out and explained in Greek and English including a working model of a volcano. Great for children and adults alike. Good cafe too. Prices are non...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A unique museum that everyone should visit. I stared the petrified exhibits of many foreign countries around the world and the colourful crystal stones that nature created through milion of ages and patience. Photos are not allowed in the museum. Very helpful and training 15...More

Thank erijon
Reviewed 15 August 2017

First i had my doubts but when I entered the museum I pretty much immediately understood how well made this place is from all aspects.Friendly scientists giving tour for everyone so as to understand what you see.It also has an earthquake emulator and organizes trips...More

Thank Nikos V
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Definitely, a must see on Lesbos. Rich and an unbelievable collection of fossils. The ticket is only 5 euros, but it worths more and more!!! Very friendly and educated staff! They have an earthquake simulator and real time sismograph located in the museum.

Thank GaiaMC
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A must see on Lesbos. Rich and an unbelievable collection of fossils. The ticket is only 5 euros, but it worths more and more! Very friendly and educated staff! They have an earthquake simulator and real time sismograph located in the museum.

Thank Maria Eirini K
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Forget about everything and just visit this museum to witness to the history of nature. We cant go to billions years back but by visiting this perfect museum we can see what has happened to nature when human being was not exist ! Stoned, marbled...More

Thank Aslan B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

From reading the reviews we decided to drive from Molyvos to Sigri to visit what was a well rated attraction.The journey itself is quite tortuous and I would recommend stopping in the little towns on the way because we found the end result not really...More

Thank Chris09g
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Liked several aspects of the presentation of this special natural fenomenon, like a short and interesting video (which is a rare thing in museums), giving some context also with a selection of fosiles from all over the world and some parallel with the history of...More

Thank kmarko
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Sigri is a bit far, a small town of nothing spectacular but even just for the museum one should go there, it is not only very interesting and informative but also a very well designed museum for free! I would definitely advise it!

Thank Gulseli B
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The petrified forest museum was spectacular. This is a unique geological phenomenon: about 20-million years ago the region was covered with dense sub-tropical vegetation with trees that reached incredible heights like the Sequoia trees in the US as well as conifers, pines, oaks and cinnamon...More

Thank John L
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Cavo Doro
72 reviews
3.50 km away
Kafene Restaurant
20 reviews
7.17 km away
Parasol
175 reviews
10.72 km away
Pantelis Taverna
9 reviews
15.63 km away
Nearby Attractions
Monastery of St. John the Theologian
15 reviews
4.15 km away
Skala Eressos Beach
54 reviews
10.65 km away
Steve's Music Bar
48 reviews
24.60 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museum Of The Petrified Forest staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit