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Archaeological Museum of Pella

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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice museum that represents totally the ancient hellenic civilization of the Macedonia. Proof of this is the inscriptions in Greek doric idiom that was the common language of ancient Macedonia.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Very nice museum. Although small, it offers a nice collection of artifacts found in King Philip's tomb. The ruins of his palace are piles of broken columns and pilars unfortunately.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitra H
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Pella ä,Incredible to see this completely newly designed capital of the Hellenistic world just as we design new cities. Here is Alexander the Great‘s playground, where he grew up as a child. Magic location! The Museum harbors a lot of marble recovered from the Archeolgical...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Explore the birthplace of Philip II of Macedon and Alexander the Great in this very well organised and spacious museum in the heart of Greece. Lots of free parking available. Tickets are 8€ and are for both the museum and archeological site. The ancient city...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

A really well thought out presentation of artefacts. Spacious viewing galleries with exhibits being well displayed and explanations in Greek and English. The display of grave goods from the excavated tombs alone are well worth the admission price. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

The outstanding modern museum is great, then the fine Alexander statue in the main square ( he was born here) and lastly the ancient site which had scant remains. Pella was the capital of Macedonia.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed July 24, 2018

The archeological site has 3 beautiful mosaico. The museum is a new building very nice. A lot of interesting things you can se inside

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Very cheap fee, paying only adults. At the beginning there is a 7 minutes video on english language with subtitles. Be sure to watch it. Permanent exhibit show us artefacts form the beginnings of the city from 5000 BC to 500 BC when city was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank drakic
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We caught the intercity bus from Thessaloniki to Pella. Our friendly bus driver told us where to get down from the bus and pointed towards the bus stop for our return journey to "Salonica" (Thessaloniki). Just as well he did as we would not have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

An extremely well constructed and equipped, modern museum with breathtaking exhibits from the Macedonian kingdom and specifically the capital, Pella, which was the birthplace of Alexander the Great. The mosaics depict detailed snapshots of hunting and other activities of the times and are breathtaking. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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December 30, 2017|
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Response from louise m | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Thessaloniki.... as we were staying there. it makes a good day's outing we then continued to Edessa and returned back to Thessaloniki in the evening.
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Good morning from Athens. Answering to your question : Photography is strictly prohibited in museums, metro lines. Out the museum you can take photos. You can also take pictures of ruins which are near the museum, for... More
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