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Epidaurus Archaeological Museum

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Address: Asklepieion, Epidavros 210 52, Greece
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+30 2753 022009

The museum was built in the early 1900s by the same man who excavated...

The museum was built in the early 1900s by the same man who excavated Epidauros and all the exhibits in the museum are from the site.

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Nice museum!

Take a break from the hot Greek sun and spend a couple of hours in this museum near the theater...air conditiined and humidically controlled, exhibits of antiquities, weaponry... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Larry M
Pattaya, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Artifacts from the nearby theater and sanctuary can be seen here and thus demonstrate the functions and history of the sites.

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Pattaya, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a break from the hot Greek sun and spend a couple of hours in this museum near the theater...air conditiined and humidically controlled, exhibits of antiquities, weaponry, stoneware, marble statues and more. Small gift and book shop.

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely tiny museum full of achelogical findings. Great place to visit with kids and learn history. Not crowded place like Akropolis

Thank Piia S
West Lafayette, Indiana
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We expected Epidaurus to be interesting, but we had no idea about the extensive museum. Many artifacts from 2500 years ago, many in beautiful shape. The site had been filled with statues and some originals and many copies are in the museum. Must visit both on the same trip and it should take 2-3 hr.

Thank lous652
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

After visiting the site, visit the museum. On each of the placards around the site, you'll find out exactly what the corresponding museum pieces are, such as the frieze of Artemis' temple. The museum will really complete your vision of the sanctuary. I'd say I only spent 15 minutes in the museum, since I already knew how everything "fit" into... More 

Thank Danielle H
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

This museum had lots of early medical tools and information about the baths here. It was interesting, but some may want to skip it if they've seen too many museums. It's definitely worth a look.

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

It is a small museum with a small collection but worth the visit.The ticket icusdes the museum and the sanctuary

Thank Lovetotravel1002
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

A short 2 hour drive from Athens, it was a lovely day-out. Kids were very impressed with the acoustics of the stadium, when I sent them to the top seats and dropped a coin which they clearly heard. We really liked the museum, its small but impressive. Very enjoyable and visit highly recommended.

1 Thank Anastasia K
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

This museum rounds off the sanctuary very nicely. It contains a lot of the main finds from the site itself and everything is well signposted in various languages for people to read. It is very simple to walk though and while small it is well worth the visit

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

No possibile to leave Epidavros without visiting this little but important museum. All the evidences inside symbolize the real aspects of the life at that time... Aesculap's statue is much more than a symbol...

1 Thank Davide T

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