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Epidaurus Archaeological Museum

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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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Worthwhile but not spectacular

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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35 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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Renkum, the Netherlands
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This little museum on the archeological site of Epidaurus gives some insight in the building of the temples, but most interesting in the medical equipment, which was used at that ancient times...!

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Laguna Niguel, California
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The grounds are so beautiful! Lots of trees and the walkways to the museum and well kept and signs are set in good spots! The museum is really nice. So many pieces to see.

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nice little museum at the sight of Epidavros Theatre. Loads of artifacts to view and well preserved marble statues. Not much for small kids. Set in a beautiful area. Facilities include a nice restaurant nearby for a cool drink or lunch. Worth a visit. Parking good and drive not too far from Poros Island.

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hickory, nc
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

One of those museums that look like a beginner arranged the displays. Poorly presented. Needs a major overhaul and improved lighting.

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