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Aegean Maritime Museum

Tria Pigadia, Mykonos Town, Greece
30 22890 - 22 700
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Ranked #3 of 10 attractions in Mykonos Town
Type: Specialty Museums
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Prague, Czech Republic
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130 reviews 130 reviews
56 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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159 reviews 159 reviews
70 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Where do I start .. The maps and log books are a unique collection and the courtyard at the back is decorated with anchors and a to scale lighthouse ....

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

at 4 Euros and not much to see from the doorway, it looks like it's going to be a rip off but it certainly isn't! It's like a tardis, there is so much inside!

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Bangalore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This is a small little place in the midst of all shopping. You will not notice the place even if you stand in front of it. But one thing for sure, it is a painstaking effort to put together such a wonderful history of Aegean shipping. The museum is neatly organised, arranged in the order of events. Miniature model-ships look... More

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Athens, Greece
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The collections of old maps was superb. Also many documents illuminating the history of Mykonos. Ship models as well. Lovely garden with cute kitten.

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