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Archaeological Museum of Nauplion

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Syntagma Square Nafpliou - Epidavrou, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You might miss this if visiting Nafplio- especially as it closes at 15:00- but don't it has the only full Bronze Cuirass ever found which is phenomenal. If you do go make sure you watch the videos in what looks like the children's area as...More

Thank Mrs_P76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to get out of the sun for a few hours and enjoy history then this is the place for you. A wonderfully organized and descriptive museum. Get the free audio guide. It will be programmed to your language. I wish I would...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nafplio is one of the most historical places in greece and when you go you have to learn things about their history and everything not just see the place!!

Thank Pete D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never seen so much history in one place which is truly amazing and very interesting for those who love history

Thank Vicki Z
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

My kids were bored stiff, but I enjoyed this small museum very much and found the audioguide well done as well. The Mycenaean armor was quite impressive as was the pottery, coinage and jewelry.

Thank le_fino
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Enormous number of artifacts dating back seven thousand years, with comprehensive explanations on the main and upper floor. Free audio guide provides additional information in a clear, easy to follow manner. A great way to spend a few hours while in wonderful Nafplio.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Worth a visit for the Myceneaen artefacts inside - especially the suit if armour that you could imagine Agamemnon's warrior swearing.

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Perfectly good little museum with an interesting collection of Greek pottery and other artefacts. Useful on a wet afternoon but would recommend the audio guide which provides explanations, background and context to the items.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is a real jewel- not too big so you feel you need to spend hours, but you easily could since the collection is pretty incredible. Several extremely rare treasures, all beautifully displayed with excellent information provided in English as well as Greek.

Thank larkbergwinander
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice updated museum of finds from Mycenaean site nearby of Tiron; some prehistoric artifacts. Best known for ceremonial masks and oldest coat of armor from Europe. English descriptions. Definitely plan a visit if in Nafplion.

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Mary C
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This museum is in a 300 years old building from the Venice conquest in Greece at the 1st and 2nd floor. There are 2 storeys - floors steps, around 30 with a bit high height - these were for soldiers. But there is a mecanical... More
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