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“interesting exhibits” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum
Kastro | Hora, Naxos Town, Greece
0285/22725
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Ranked #6 of 14 attractions in Naxos Town
Type: History Museums
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Owner description: The prize of this museum is a white marble figurine that is the earliest example of sculpture in Greece.
Thessaloniki, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“interesting exhibits”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Does not exist some conducted tour in the museum and the comments on the exhibits is frugal. They should pay more attention in the exhibits.

Visited July 2013
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“Naxos Archaeological Museum - Worth a Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Excellent display of artefacts - vases, glass objects and pre-historic figurines - and a well-preserved mosaic outside on the 2nd floor.

Visited May 2013
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“Extraordinary, must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The 5000 year old Cycladic figurines are amazing, and have been an inspiration for a host of modern sculptors. Well worth the climb up to the Kastro.

Visited August 2013
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“Small, cheap and very interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This small museum has one of the finest Cycladic collections in Greece. Just seeing these minimal modern-looking sculptures dating from 5000 years ago gives you goosebumps!

Visited July 2013
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Warsaw, Poland
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“A must”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

The Kykladic art is one of the most old in Europe and nowadays these little statues are still contemporary like. In Naxos Museum you can see many of these very beautifull little statues, that why I think it is recommended to visit this museum. So, there is a lack of information in the museum. The collection is impressive but the explanations are almost nothing. Because of that, the people who knows somethings about the Kykladic culture are happy, and the others are completely lost.

Visited July 2013
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