Rich displays cover the periods 3500 B.C to 500 A.D. The oldest artefacts come from the wider region of Sitia. The museum is divided into five chronological parts and displays include a valuable collection of vases, clay tablets in Linear A script which were found in the archives at Zakros, figurines from hill-top sacred sites, a grape press from the neo-palatial period and a hellenistic wheat mill. Of special.note is the ivory and gold male figurine which was found in Roussolakkos near Palekastro.
The Folklore Museum of Sitia was established in 1975, by the Development Committee of Sitia. The Museum displays items from the 19th and early 20th centuries. It includes some unique embroidery, examples of traditional weaving, wood carvings, local dress and household items, all displayed in an authentic Sitian house setting. There is another Folklore Museum in the village of Hamezi, also in a traditional Cretan house as it was at the beginning of the 20th century, which includes a wine-press, olive-press and traditional irons.
The show room - museum of local produce has recently opened under the auspices of the Sitia Farmers Cooperative. It aims to promote local products, encourage economic development and aid production. Main products are the internationally renowned olive oil "Sitia", the famous Sitian wine "Topikos" and raki "Varvaki"..