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Fantastic local museum

Really charming museum about the history of Hydra plus latest art exhibitions. Really worth... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
Rich naval history

For 5 Euros and those historically inclined especially the nautical chaps this is a must very... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Costa V
Worcester, South Africa
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Really charming museum about the history of Hydra plus latest art exhibitions. Really worth seeing. Loved all the social history and costumes.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

We were really impressed by the number of artefacts. We went in an hour before the closing time thinking that an hour would be enough, but were so impressed that came back next morning. They kindly let us in with our yesterdays tickets and we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Tatiana A
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

There are a lot of independent beutyfull artefacts, but no overview or explanation for the periods after 400 bc.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank birger_vogelius
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Wonderfully curated and displayed collection of historical memorabilia. Very good museum shop. Don’t miss it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shelleydark
Reviewed May 30, 2018

For 5 Euros and those historically inclined especially the nautical chaps this is a must very informative...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Costa V
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Mainly naval militaria but seems that my partner and I saw totally different exhibits throughout. Not clear why they have a model of HMS Victory but its a very good one. Be aware of / prepared for the sexual art room on third floor which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Alan T
Reviewed May 4, 2018

There wasn't a lot to see in this museum. Understandably, it is a historical archive museum on a very small island. There were a few interesting things to see, including some very detailed model ships and artifacts. The most interesting thing was an embalmed heart...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Writers-Haven
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We enjoyed our stop here. We practically had the museum to ourselves. Enjoyed the navel artifacts on the first floor bu t really enjoyed second floor. It contained clothing and personal items .Learnt more about Hydra and early influencal families.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cherie51
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Briefly entered the museum while having to wait for the boat to arrive. It was very small, looked like other rooms were under construction? But at time of visit there were only 2 rooms and a hallway open for viewing. The items are placed nicely...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Elmar v
Reviewed March 27, 2018

The ancient history of Hydra is explained and the military importance is emphasized. Great ship models throughout the years shown.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Thomas H
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January 31, 2018|
Response from mamacooking | Reviewed this property |
We missed seeing it because it closes at 4:00 and we had saved it for after lunch. Here are the hours I found online: VISITING HOURS: A) MUSEUM: Every day: Winter 09:00 - 16:00 - Summer 09:00 - 16:00 & 19:30... More
December 18, 2017|
Response from FRANCIS P | Reviewed this property |
As I can remember, it is all in Greek. There where only a few items in English.
August 9, 2017|
Response from Nancy L | Reviewed this property |
You should check the website as the hours probably vary by season and I was there mid May. I hope that helps.