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Nautical Museum of Greece

Address: Akti Themistokleous Street, Zea Harbour, Piraeus 999-20, Greece
Phone Number: +30 210 451 6822
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Ranked #6 of 16 things to do in Piraeus
Type: Specialty museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Best was a replica of a Greek explorers ship, right out of ancient Greece. Next a battlle ship with interesting collection giving one a good look of life at sea.

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Athens, Greece
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

its was great seeing all the different eras of ancient (and very ancient) greece, all collected in a bespoke collection with everything clearly explained throughout

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Piraeus being the biggest harbour of the Mediterranean - what more natural to do than visit the Nautical Museum? We found it after a little bit of struggle. We were the only visitor this morning and indeed found a display of a lot different ships - older and less old. But it was very much up to what you could... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

... a very nice place naval greek history in the 10 halls, among the exhibits there are models of ancient and mondern ships, paintings by some of the greatest 19th and 20th century painters Αξίζει να το εντάξετε στο πρόγραμμα επισκέψεών σας

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Cortez, Colorado
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46 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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344 attraction reviews
2,773 helpful votes 2,773 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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120 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 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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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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26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Jindabyne, Australia
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28 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 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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