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Archaeological Museum

Kastro | Hora, Naxos Town, Greece
0285/22725
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Small, a Maze, and Wonderful

Like the old National Arch. museum is Athens - small wooden cases, typewritten tags, rooms to get... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mafac
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California Hot Springs, California
Wow, much more than expected for 2 Euro!

If you like antiquities and the opportunity to marvel over items that dating back to the third... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
C C
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Northeast Victoria
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The prize of this museum is a white marble figurine that is the earliest example of sculpture in Greece.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Kastro | Hora, Naxos Town, Greece
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0285/22725
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Like the old National Arch. museum is Athens - small wooden cases, typewritten tags, rooms to get lost in, and stunning bits of history.

Thank mafac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like antiquities and the opportunity to marvel over items that dating back to the third Millenium BC then this is worth a visit. It is inexpensive but had incredible displays mostly collected from digs around Naxos. This is an unpretentious museum with a...More

Thank C C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is good if you really are interested in archaeologic. We enjoyed it and can recommend it.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Though the collection isn't vast, there is plenty on which to feast the eyes in this lovely museum, from 2,600-year-old statues to Cycladic pottery and ancient glass jars. The building itself is beautiful, too, with its whitewashed walls, vaulted ceilings and amazing rooftop. A "must...More

Thank Kate V
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This museum has a rather old-fashioned feel, with presentation barely doing justice to its extensive range of objects. These span the years from the second millennium BC to the early Christian era – ranging from pottery and (for me most interesting) early Cycladic statues to...More

Thank Listergate
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The museum doesn't have the same quantity or quality that you would find in Athens or bigger places, but they had a nice collection for the island. They have a large mosaic and a lot of Mycenean pottery.

Thank DalesM921
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My wife and I love to visit a few museums to gain local history of the areas where we stay and we were glad to visit the Archaeological Museum of Naxos. It's a lovely walk up through the old town of Naxos very close to...More

Thank TKeys13
Reviewed 18 February 2017

At the top of the Old Town's Venetian Castle. it is definitely worth the visit. Millennia of Cycladic history in one place.

Thank Ero F
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This museum is situated in the Old Town of Naxos, just in the centre of it, placed in the rooms of medieval Venetian Castle. The museums is not very modern, but holds many important and interesting exhibits, and its collection of Cycladic art and statue...More

1  Thank Superkatt
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I was delighted that during my visit, I was alone and able to enjoy the artifacts without any disturbance be others.

Thank yns_10
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