The Natural History collection of Vrisa houses the fossils that were collected in Vrisa and characteristic rocks, animals and plants of Lesvos. The Collection was founded in 1999 and is part of The Museum of Palaeontology and Geology of University Athens. It is housed in the building of the old school of Vrisa.
Vrisa National History Collection
Telephone: (+30) 22520 61890
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This is a really interesting place to visit – and great fun for children as they have a model of a prehistoric tortoise the size of a VW Beetle car and usually some real tortoises wandering about eager for snacks!