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Archaeological Museum

Kastro | Hora, Naxos Town, Greece
0285/22725
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Very small museum, entry fee was 2 Euro for an adult. The artifacts inside really blew my mind. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
scrizzle
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Dublin, Ireland
Good collection but little information

This collection of Archaeological finds deserves much better presentation to make it accessible and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
joanbond2012
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London, United Kingdom
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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%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Kastro | Hora, Naxos Town, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very small museum, entry fee was 2 Euro for an adult. The artifacts inside really blew my mind. The good condition of some of the figurines, despite being nearly 3,000 years old (something else I could not get my head around) was surprising and a...More

Thank scrizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This collection of Archaeological finds deserves much better presentation to make it accessible and create a better experience, you need to do your own background reading to fully understand what you are looking at as the labeling is so limited, and there is very little...More

Thank joanbond2012
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I visited this museum during a stroll through the old town area in Naxos. I was extremely surprised and delighted by the displays. Many of the larger exhibits are out in the open and you can wander through them. The smaller displays are in wood...More

Thank Jimbolio
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Has an excellent collection, particularly of 2900-2100 BC Cyclades figures. However, there could be better explanatory texts and the building itself is hot and poorly ventilated. Located in the old upper walled part of town so a nice walk from the waterfront. Definitely worth a...More

Thank Dave_of_Perth
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A good museum to visit with plenty Art stock to see and Admire. Worth visiting. There are a lot of icons and findings they were discovered and are displayed.

Thank Nick and Stella D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Its a small museum filled with pottery, sculpture and glass objects from antiquity. Pretty mosaic on the roof.

Thank RighterFamily
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I found this delightfully old fashioned and interesting. Full of local finds. Everything is displayed in traditional cabinets, and looks like it needs a bit of love, but the setting is lovely and the people there helpful

Thank UkTrina
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The museum is housed in a very interesting 16th century Jesuit school, where Nikos Kazantzakis was a boarder for some time. Ask the employees to explain where everything was (they are very helpful and knowledgeable). The artefacts are not always well-explained, but there are some...More

Thank Dora T
Reviewed 24 July 2017

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 11 July 2017

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

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