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Athanasakeion Archaeological Museum of Volos

1 Athanassaki, Volos 382 22, Greece
+30 2421 025285
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Excellent

Very well presented - the ancient jewellry is amazing - staff helpful and knowledgable - worth a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
englanderin186299
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Superb local museum

I am often amazed at just how good some local museums are in Greece, and this is simply superb. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jeffmorrod
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Paris, France
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1 Athanassaki, Volos 382 22, Greece
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+30 2421 025285
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very well presented - the ancient jewellry is amazing - staff helpful and knowledgable - worth a visit

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I am often amazed at just how good some local museums are in Greece, and this is simply superb. The items on display are stunning, I particularly enjoyed the neolithic section, which is of immense importance, and this museum has a vast collection. All the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

since it's renewal, the museum includes pieces from the new archaeological sites around Volos and still houses the older ones, like "the tomb of the little girl", small yet full

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

It is a very interesting place with many information about the region's history.It would be better though if you took a guided tour.Anyway,visit it and you won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

I was visited this place with my friends, They adore the greek history and to be honest was not really into it...but here. Amazing and incredible experience I got about the greek history, the monuments, sculptures are just made me think how great is to...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

My friends didn't want to go to a museum, but I persuaded them to follow. They did not regret. It is a very intersting museum with findings from long before Christian era. It is all very nice presented.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a gem of a museum that most people overlook, And it is pity because it very well layed out. It is rich with articrafts from the Neolithic age to the Roman age. It features the first musical notes engraved on stone that they...More

1  Thank aritsam
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

When you visit Volos you must pay a visit to the Archaeological Museum. Its collections are great!! Admire the inscribed stelae of Demetrias, as well as the Neolithic room. Actually, each one exhibition room has something to offer. It is a pitty though that they...More

1  Thank Eleni A
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

This little museum is a definite must in volos. As many have said it is full of ancient artifacts mostly local. There are headphones you can borrow during your visit but you need to ask for them at the desk where you buy your ticket....More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

The museum presents findings from excavations from the beginning of the Stone Age until the beginning of the Bronze Age. There are interesting exhibits Visit here is not the same as a visit to the large museums but still you wellcome to try

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I would give exactly the same directions to the museum. On foot, it is about 20 minutes and you walk right by the sea until you find it. You go past the hospital and then you see the museum on your left. Except for a... More
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