The Santorini Nautical Museum is located in the town of Oia. It was founded in 1956 and it is housed in a mansion since 1990. All exhibits displayed in the museum, present the nautical history of the island during the 19th and 20th century in detail. In the museum there are many uniforms, portraits and ship replicas.
The Museum of Ancient, Byzantine and post-Byzantine Musical Instruments are housed in the old Community building of Oia in Santorini. The interesting collection of Mr Halaris, a famous musician, includes musical instruments that date from 2,800 B.