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Archaeological Museum

Behind Church of a Hundred Doors, Parikia 84400, Greece
30 22840-21231
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Ranked #7 of 20 attractions in Parikia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Small enough to really concentrate on the exhibits. There is beautiful Cycladic sculpture and pottery. Finds from Despotiko.

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Edmonton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Full of Byzantine icons and relics. Small but definitely worth the two Euros for entrance. Can get close enough to see small details in artwork.

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Paros, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

When you are on Paros do not forget to visit the museum. You will find there artworks from the famous parian marble (lyhnitis) and other local materials.

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Paros Museum has only a couple of rooms, but they have several important pieces. The most important (for me at least) is the Parian Marble epigraphic stone. It is one of the 2 pieces in existence (the other in Oxford) of the 3rd century BC 2m high stone that stood in the Archilocheion, with a unique history of the... More

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Mill Valley, California, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Small museum but inexpensive and has some interesting pieces to see. If it was more expensive I might not recommend, but since is relatively cheap its worth spending a bit of time checking it out.

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Holland
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141 reviews 141 reviews
76 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This museum is very very smal; the museum on Naxos is larger and nicer. The staf was not very friendly. It closes on 15.00 hr.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I love the greece civilization.. The museum were big and the staff very good. We love greece. Such a heaven!!!!!!!!

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Alice Springs
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I must admit that the amazing variety of antiquities and uncovered treasures in this museum was surprising. Having been to many Museums in Athens and larger islands such as Rhodes and Crete, I was not expecting such an enormous amount of exhibits nor did I expect the excellent standard of displays, on Paros. But I was amazed and thoroughly enjoyed... More

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Isle Of Paros, Cyclades, Greece
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

There is something here to interest everyone, sculptures which have been very well restored and a very important collection of Cycladic figurines.

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Ferndale, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This museum is small, but the relics and sculptures on display are amazing. All are the result of excavation on this small island. It's a very accessible, intimate museum, with most of the pieces in view without any glass barriers. Worth a visit.

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