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Aegean Maritime Museum

Tria Pigadia, Mykonos Town, Greece
30 22890 - 22 700
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Ranked #4 of 13 attractions in Mykonos Town
Type: Specialty Museums
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Bucharest (Romania)
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It is a small but interesting museum, worth to go for 30-40 minutes. My attention was drawn to the model of a ship from the time of Alexander the Great. Outside in the courtyard you one can see an old lighthouse.Important for the history of navigation in the Aegean Sea. And do not forget that Mykonos island was so small,... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Neat little museum, worth a visit.Check out the opening times before you go looking.It is tricky to find in the middle of town but worth the effort.

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Harvest, Alabama
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The most interesting stuff is a series of ship models from ancient times to fairly modern ships. This was accompanied by misc items, a light house beacon and some cannons.

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Patras, Greece
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Perfect private collection!! Do everything to mentain the marvelous light house you have in the garden!!Keep going on!!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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186 reviews 186 reviews
74 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This is an interesting place to visit if you are into maritime history and antiques. It is a small place in the middle of Mykonos and is very hard to find. We used the gps on a cell phone and got lost a couple of times while looking. But it is interesting to see old coins, bells, and other maritime... More

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Mykonos Town, Greece
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Most people walk right by this little building with the canon outside, not realizing what they're missing. It sits along the most trafficked part of the island. During the day, it's folks hurrying to the upscale shops, in the evening it's partiers at the surrounding clubs and bars. But if you go inside you'll learn not just the maritime history... More

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Castlemore, Ontario, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Located right on Matoyianni street (main shopping street in Mykonos), it is a very small but loaded museum. All the pieces date back as far as the 1st and 2nd century BC. I was afraid to touch anything in case it crumbled in my hands. The museum shows good history of the island. They even have coins and navigational instruments... More

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London
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83 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The museum has lots of exhibits and is located on this busy road with lots of shops and right near Lena's house. You can easily miss it assuming is just any other shop.

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Burnett Heads Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

What a wonderful exhibition of Island Maritime history, speaking with the curator it appeared the collection was mainly salvaged and put together by himself. What an effort and an understanding of presentation and history.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Its not big but well worth a short visit and its cool in there - times vary but its good at £4 each to get in. nice garden at the back with a lighthouse!

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