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Museum of Prehistoric Thera

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Address: Mitropoleos St. | Fira, Fira 847 00, Greece
Phone Number: 30 22860 23217
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Description: Using finds from various excavations, this museum traces the course of...
Using finds from various excavations, this museum traces the course of prehistoric Thira from the late Neolithic to the late Cycladic I period.
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So interesting with items well displayed and described. Outside surrounds were in need of some good gardening work.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

So interesting with items well displayed and described. Outside surrounds were in need of some good gardening work.

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Ingleburn, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great Museum. Has all the stuff collected from the ancient site of third.and the effects the volcanic eruptions have had on this fantastic Greek island. A Must if you visit Santorini.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Not so great. Entrance to the museum cost 5 EURO. A bit disappointed as it is a small museum with a few pots. One exhibit was worth seeing. I was in and out in 10 minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

In small island like Santorini I think it was a great visit, worth going. I like the set up and the way you can see. It could have been better with audio guid.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

So well done, the excavations are under a roof and the tour is fascinating. A must see if visiting Santorini

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Visit after Akrotiri archeological site. Helps to understand the island better: the history, the atmosphere and lifestyle

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This museum has a small but high quality selection of items from Akrotiri. We visited Akrotiri first, then the museum, and I think it was good to do it in that order because we had context in which to place the items on display. Many of the items were in amazing condition, due to how they were preserved in volcanic... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This museum is so well put together, with great ecxlanation of the life and objects used in Ancient Thera before the valocano erruption.WE -coincidentally went to see it just before hopping ot the local bus to visit the ancient site .All the objects came from the excavations there, so the two tied in nicely woith each other.By the way the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It is an average museum but very well documented and diverse with a low level of needed knowledge to have an enjoyable time here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The is perfect to visit museum after Akrotiri. Nearly all things find there you can see in this museum. 30-45 minutes is enougth for visit it.

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Address: Address: Mitropoleos St. | Fira, Fira 847 00, Greece
Phone Number: 30 22860 23217
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira

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