The Museum of Marble Crafts, near the village of Pyrgos in Tinos, presents the history of marble-crafting on the island, from the ancient times till today. Tinos is an island famous rich marble quarries. The museumis unique and is housed in modern, fully equipped installations and presents the technology of marble, a material with special place in the architecture and art in Greece. Visitors can see a full exhibition with quarrying, cutting and curving tools, mechanical equipment, crafting techniques and a rich collection of sketches of old marble carvings from the entire country.