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Archaeological Museum

| Vathi, 83100, Greece
+30 2273 027469
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This is quite a small museum spread over 2 buildings, a new and an old. However it has an amazing... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Fiona1110
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Newcastle, Australia
Highlight of Samos Town

The advantage of a small museum is that you have plenty of time to view the whole collection and... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Belgo96
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Australia
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth a visit” (4 reviews)
“century bc” (2 reviews)
“new building” (2 reviews)
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| Vathi, 83100, Greece
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is quite a small museum spread over 2 buildings, a new and an old. However it has an amazing collection - the best things are the griffin heads in the old building and a huge statue in the new building. It is very well...More

Thank Fiona1110
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The advantage of a small museum is that you have plenty of time to view the whole collection and then go around again for a closer inspection of the highlights, and there are lots of those here. Whilst most visitors probably come to see the...More

Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Great place - €4 for an hour or so of looking at ancient history. Wouldn't recommend taking small children as this is not an interactive museum and very quiet when you're inside.

Thank wen871
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This museum was a little old-fashioned and static, but had a good many interesting small finds from Samos' storied ancient history. The gigantic kouros (Archaic nude male youths) was the highlight of the museum and worth a visit purely on its own. You can spend...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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...More

Thank Graham S
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...More

Thank Kathryn W
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.

1  Thank AandM92
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...More

Thank Marnix K
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...More

1  Thank Cooke2012
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.

Thank Ramsay M
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