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Archaeological Museum

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Address: Behind Church of a Hundred Doors, Parikia 84400, Greece
Phone Number: 30 22840-21231

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I was happy that we went here. Given that Paros is a small Island in comparison to others with little to do, I did not think it would be as interesting as it was. It's not a big... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I was happy that we went here. Given that Paros is a small Island in comparison to others with little to do, I did not think it would be as interesting as it was. It's not a big place but it's worth stopping in.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a very basic museum. There isn't much to do on Paros, so this is one of the sights. I was surprised to see that it didn't have any Cycladic figures.

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Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This museum is very understated but it contains some extraordinary archaeological treasures. We were very glad we spent time there.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

There are some good examples of Hellenistic art in the collection as well as Roman Sarcophagi and other items. I particularly liked the mosaic fragments in the courtyard, especially the beautiful floral border. The sculpture fragments are also good, especially the running girl. But the whole place has a forlorn air and the exhibits badly need new and more informative... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I accidentally found this place, it was unique and had some interesting artifacts. I wouldn't put it on your bucket list, but if you are close by and need to kill some time, this is a cool place.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The museum has a nice collection, and most of the labels are in both Greek and English. Definitely worth the 2 euro entry ticket.

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Hertfordshire, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The museum is fairly small, and doesn't have a whole lot to see, but it is worth the small entrance fee if you have a spare half hour or so. We enjoyed seeing some of the things they have found on Paros, though it would be better if there was more information on the artefacts as for the most part... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 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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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
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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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