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Nautical Museum of Greece

Akti Themistokleous Street, Zea Harbour, Piraeus 999-20, Greece
+30 210 451 6822
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Ranked #10 of 16 attractions in Piraeus
Type: Specialty Museums
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- May 11, 2014
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Cortez, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Do visit this nautical museum, covers local and Greek nautical history from earliest to present. Some shipwreck artifacts as well. Ancient anchors, old glass lighthouse, and check out the ultra rich Greek yachts just across park, views there lovely.

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Cirencester
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245 attraction reviews
1,750 helpful votes 1,750 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Having enjoyed the maritime museums at Falmouth and Greenwich I was drawn in here and not remotely disappointed. Very different from the British or French (eg Brest) approach but still well done. Go to the website to get the flavour but if you have any interest in the sea and seafarers then this place is easily worth an hour or... More

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Eye, United Kingdom
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96 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Having toured ruins for two weeks with little under 2,000 years old, we were looking for something a little more recent. Imagine our shock when the entrance dealt with triremes and amphoras! This, however, was the start of a journey through nautical history almost to the present day. A mixture of models, artefacts from wars, personal items from naval commanders... More

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Salonica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Greece's history in the seas from b.c. cenuries to nowdays concentrated in one museum. Models of anciente triremes to first ocean liners, nautical instruments and many seascape paintings of famus Greeks artists. Worth to see!

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Seville, Spain
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This museum has a very nice exterior appearance from a distance, but as you get close up the construction is fairly crude. The holdings consist mainly of paintings, photographs, etc., and ship models--few of which are ancient. For some reason they have a no photography policy--which is incomprehensible given the mediocrity of the holdings and the banality of their presentation.... More

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Canberra
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17 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

great collection of ships models on display and some nice old weapons as well in an area with lots of upmarket like restaurants

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We had outstanding days in Athens.This was the first museum we had ever taken in there. A little bit overpriced. But, for making sure, still worth it to learn about a part of history.

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Helsinki Finland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Its from there all begins and is still gooing on. Greeks and the sea is the same. Sure you dont meet any from the ship Argo or any Argonauts, but you can feel that they was there just before you came, but left for a new journey to the Hellesponten.

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Essex
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

very limited display overpriced entry, localised displays in the main we expected much better regarding the importance of the port of Athens and the great maritime tradition of Greece

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