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A small museum with great interest. The maritime history of Greece is presented in this beautiful museum, with collections of the Independence War the 1st and 2nd WW and many exhibits reflecting the importance of the Sea for the Greeks.The result is the formation of...More
The museum is located next to the Pireaus marina. It is a relatively small place, and appears dated in some areas. Nonetheless, it is well stocked with various maritime and naval artifacts, including ship models, paintings, uniforms, medals, weapons, and more. It also has an...More
The exhibits are fascinating. A egyptian papyrus boat, classic trieremes, ancient amphorae retrieved from ancient wrecks, hundreds of models of ships, from the byzantine dromons to the revolution's trading-war ships, until the modern history of the Balkan wars and WWII. Everything you expect to see...More
As far as museums go, this could be better.
Only €4 per person, but the layout and exhibits are only so-and-so.
The young person at the reception wasn't able to answer my queries and referred me to office staff at the other end of the...More
A somewhat "out of the way" fascinating maritime museum. If you are interested in ship models, paintings, memorabilia with an hour or so free for €4 great value. Unfortunately a number of the exhibits do not have English translations.
The place looks rather closed from...More
We only went here as I wanted to see the port of Piraeus and this in it's self is interesting as you can watch the ferries come and go. The museum is located about a 20 minute walk from the metro so you get to...More
The point of this review is to highlight the wretched opening hours. It is only open from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm on Tuesday to Saturday inclusive. For the National Maritime Museum of Greece, one of the great seafaring nations of the world, that is,...More