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Archaeological Museum

Address: | Vathi, 83100, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2273 027469
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Ranked #13 of 44 things to do in Samos
Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums

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Maroochydore, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

A great collection of artefacts - the museum not too large which is great as some museums are just too much to take in

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My friends and I visited Samos İsland last September.We lıke Samos but the museum was something else.The Archeological museum has a large collection of ancient artifacts.This was a wonderful.

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Ankara, Turkey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Many nice pics and the important great statue are worth to see. There are two buildings. The buildings have a history which you can read it at the museum. One of them is full of statues and the other is full of ancient things from the civilizations lived in Samos.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

So many things inside of this museum, everything from big sculptures to little figurines to pretty vases and amphoras. You will not be disappointed if you are interested in the archaic period, or items from Egypt, Cyprus and Persia. Definitely worth a visit. There is a beautiful park just outside where you can enjoy a coffee or just sit on... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Don't bother to go to the Temple of Hero. All the excavated artifacts and statues are at Samos Town museum. Worth a visit for the Kouros.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a small museum. The 4.75 meter sculpture (kouros) was amazing and there were some interesting small pieces. Recommended to history lovers but visiting is not a must to people who have limited time.

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Athens, Greece
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The musuem is excellent to walk through and explore the history of Samos. The 5m tall Kouros of Samos is a landmark and its view will bring you pictures of the glorious times of the island.

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118 reviews 118 reviews
21 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We made a special trip into Samos town to see the museum. Found parking easily enough nearby. Museum in two separate buildings next to each other, in same complex where the a Town Hall is. Good pieces excavated from the Ireon Sanctuary near Pythagorio. Worth going just to see the giant koures. First building houses large pieces mainly. Second building... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is not to be missed. Good museum. Good value. Well presented artefacts. Generally what you would expect with one exception. The Kouros! It is huge, and magnificent despite its somewhat chequered history.

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Samos, Greece
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Visit heroion and this museum to give you a understanding of settlement back to 8th cent BC. Very well presented relics especially the gryphons

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