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Beautiful museum

This is a well designed museum with many interesting and unique pieces from the ancient times... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
NesligulD
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Great collection, no photos allowed

Unfortunately, some of the objects on display are not published, therefore none of the objects can... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
museumkatie
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Corinthia Region, Greece
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A collection of historical artifacts including a letter written by Alexander the Great to the Chians.
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10 Michalon | Chios, 821 32, Greece
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+30 2271 044239
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a well designed museum with many interesting and unique pieces from the ancient times, dating back to the Neolithic period and also to Roman times. Many items were discover in Chios but some were brought from Anatolia and Egypt. There are beautiful figurines,...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is a great museum with numerous artifacts from all over Chios. For 2 euros a ticket you can't beat the price. I was there in October and was the only one in the museum. However, I was watched constantly by museum workers as if...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

When I arrived I was the only visitor. One of the staff was following me from room to room – what did they expect, that I put a stone sculpture in my hand bag? I liked the lovely exhibition of the small sculptures of women...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Unfortunately, some of the objects on display are not published, therefore none of the objects can be photographed. When I asked the guards about the reason why, the first two did not know why this rule was in place and the third did not which...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2016

This small museum may surprise you. It shows Chios 's history throught out the ages from the Archaic era (9-8th century), and even before that, right to the Imperial Years. It has many interesting items such as ancient inscriptions (there is one sent to Chios...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Two euro to get in, medium-sized museum, great collection of sculpture, pottery, jewelry. Easy walking distance from town. Takes about an hour or so to see it all.

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed November 30, 2015

One of the best museums in Chios! It's small but you can spend a whole morning there. Greece and Chios have an amazing history and here you get to know more about it.

Thank OlavoGasp
Reviewed September 27, 2015

This is a very interesting museum if you are interested in archaeological finds. It is nicely presented with a number of finds from Chios town that are interesting

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed August 8, 2015

It was shocking and wonderful at the same time to visit this amazing museum. Shocking because besides us there was only a Greek family in the museum. Wonderful because besides us there was only a Greek family in the museum :-) Among all the local...More

5  Thank Ioannis M
Reviewed June 15, 2015

Most island museums have a quirk or something unique to the island. In the case of Chios it is the carved lions' paws that form the base stones of temple columns/walls. I thought walls but the attendant assured me the base stones were for columns....More

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