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Archaeological Museum

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Address: | Vathi, 83100, Greece
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Not a lot to see

This is a small museum with some very interesting artefacts', The Kouros is very impressive but although the museum is housed in two separate buildings there is not a great deal... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Graham S
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Kusadasi, Turkey
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Kusadasi, Turkey
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a small museum with some very interesting artefacts', The Kouros is very impressive but although the museum is housed in two separate buildings there is not a great deal more to see compared to other museums. The museum is organised very well with lots of information in English, Greek and German. Worth a visit if you have time... More 

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Thank Graham S
Monemvasia, Greece
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144 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I have been to this museum many times in the past, but not since the renovations that were completed a few years ago. The main sculpture building now has fewer pieces on display, since some have gone to the archaeological museum in Pythagorio. That is a good thing, since the building's gallery space is limited. The most impressive sculpture is... More 

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Thank Kathryn W
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Tickets are cheap so we decided to check this out. It's a small museum, but there's lots to see. Seeing the Kouros in person is impressive. Would recommend but nothing exceptional and of great value in archeological sense.

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1 Thank AandM92
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The museum is accessible with a 5 min walk from the free parking space on the boulevard of Vathy, through a beautiful garden. Price is €3 per person. The museum is not that large, but it has a lot of interesting small objects and a few larger statues, almost all of them from the Heraion (archeological site in Ireon, near... More 

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Thank Marnix K
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Perhaps no museum has the size and quality of the collections at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. But this one is superior in interpretation of their noteworthy collections. This small, unpretentious museum is not even well marked. You can see it in an hour or spend half a day as we did marveling at how curators and archaeologists come... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Came to Samos on a day trip from Kusadasi. Spent a nice hour or so at the Museum. It's not very big but packs in a lot of interesting stuff, and only cost a few Euros.

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Thank Ramsay M
Izmir, Turkey
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in ancient cultures you must definitely see it. Besides the enormously tall Kouros you'll be able to observe the neigbouring cultures' life style. The island is not all about beaches and famous mathematician, just for 3 € the museum complex offers you some time full of history

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BUTTE MT
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Admission is for 2 small museums, located across from each other, interesting history narrative with exhibits and artifacts pertaining to Samos with an outstanding kouros, several meters high and phenomenal collection of griffins. We found it very interesting and the famous kouros alone is worth the admission!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

One should visit this important museum and be amazed from the kouros of Samos. It is an enormous statue. The museum is in the centre of the city next to the town hall and the great church of Sant Spiridon.

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Oksboel, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 735 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

If you have historic interest, don't miss this museum in Samos Town. Together with Pythagorion Archaeological Museum and The Temple og Hera this museum gives an interesting story of the old Samos-history. Samos is not only wonderful beaches and great nature.

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