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Archaeological Museum of Piraeus

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Address: Harilaou Trikoupi 31, Piraeus 18536, Greece
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Fun if you are into history!

We went there as it was part of a tour. It was interesting as the tour guide described all the most important pieces in there. If I went alone it would be just looking at things... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
SMikulski49
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there as it was part of a tour. It was interesting as the tour guide described all the most important pieces in there. If I went alone it would be just looking at things and not knowing what I am looking at. Unless you are into history and you know what you are looking at its very interesting.... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good collections in the Museum that you must visit during your stay in Athens. I found it has so many treasures and spent a whole day there is not quite enough.I can only say it‘s AMAZING!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Pleasantly surprise buy this archaeological museum in Piraeus. If you have some leisure time before you board on a cruise, this place will not let you down. Easy to find and nice pieces to enjoy.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This lovely museum is just a subway ride away from Athens tourist central, yet it's seldom crowded and well worth the trip (about a 20-minute walk from the end of Metro Line 1, the green line). It's a totally different experience from its huge counterpart in Athens--it's calming and peaceful, with space to examine individual items closely for as long... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

These are beautifully displayed ancient treasures, mostly stone sculptures and heroic sized bronzes. Piraeus is quite small but highly congested with traffic. Still, it takes just a few minutes from any Pireaus hotel or the boat docks to get to the museum. Although it should be popular, it was not busy at all so there was plenty of time and... More 

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Busselton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Take a little while in this museum. We have not been to the big Archaeological museum yet so do not have comparison, but it was very accessible, can get very close and can see great detail. There are pieces that still have the little holes and shells, where the sea animals have eaten their way into the marble statues, great... More 

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Millbrae
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The area has a lot of history which can be seen by sightseeing the area by walking or the mini train going to museums near our hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I have been going to Greece annually for the last 30 years and never heard anything about this exquisite and little known treasur of a museum. It is for me one of the best in Athens. You will be astonished what you see! William N.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

I ended up here sort of by accident and I nearly never went because I didn't enjoy the Archaeological Museum in Athens. However, this is so much better - and cheaper. It has some amazing funerary steles and the bronze statues are amazing. I especially loved the tragic mask.

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Thank Carole R
Piraeus, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful museum is near the marina zeas near the seaside which is a great walk towards caffes and restaurants. The museum itself can be approached easily and most of the sightseeing a can be seen walking by. It's never crowded and it's not considered very popular , each year in the summer though , last Sunday of August specifically... More 

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