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Address: Asklepieion, Epidavros 21052, Greece
Phone Number: 30 27530-22009
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Description: The museum was built in the early 1900s by the same man who excavated...
The museum was built in the early 1900s by the same man who excavated Epidauros and all the exhibits in the museum are from the site.
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Epidaurus theatre is not all about the area

A small but full of treasures museum being part of the greater ancient Epidaurus area. Is often overlooked due to the dominant magnificent Epidavrus theatre but the treasure of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A small but full of treasures museum being part of the greater ancient Epidaurus area. Is often overlooked due to the dominant magnificent Epidavrus theatre but the treasure of this museum and the information that offers, although the exhibits are almost packed and the facilities could have been much better is so great that would recommend each visitor to spend... More 

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Harvard, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The museum at the site is a bit of a period piece - very basic signage and a ramshackle feel. Worth a stroll through.

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Kalamata, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

No surprises for this little museum. Nice artifacts inside and the entrance ticket to the site does apply for the museum too

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The holdings here are worth a visit while visiting the theatre. The theatre is worth a trip as is the massive archeological site adjacent to the museum. Here you will see the remaisn of the healing centre this site was in ancient times. Of course there is a stadium on site as well.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Even the staff at the museum will tell you that the artifacts housed here are not of the greatest quality. Many (most?) are Roman-era copies of classical era creations. Still, if you've gone to the trouble of visiting Epidavros, you owe it to yourself to spend a half hour in the museum.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The museum houses ancient medical artefacts and stone tablets with cures etched into them. There are ancient busts found during the excavation of the theatre. There are three rooms in total and is a must see if you visit the theatre.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

A walk through history is in store for you at this place. Very interesting with lots of items that are worthwhile to see.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This small museum gives insight into early surgical practices, with surgical instruments on display. It also houses relics and statues from the temple of Aesculapius (Asclepius).It is well laid out but we were lucky to have a guide who could tell us the history of the site, which was a centre for healing.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

very interesting exhibits, although the museum is relevantly easy to access the theatre needs a little more effort if you have mobility issues.

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Dallas, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The museum is small and quaint, but filled with interesting art objects and medical equipment. Beautiful grounds, worth stopping in to view.

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