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Archaeological Museum of Kythira

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Little gem

The Archaeological Museum of Kythira is small, is presented well and professionally, and covers the... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
TravellerFaye
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Lennox Head, Australia
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Little treasure

Very small but full of goodness! Great explanatory video that takes you through all the history of... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
wwsimone
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Athens, Greece
via mobile
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Chora, Kythira 801 00, Greece
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The Archaeological Museum of Kythira is small, is presented well and professionally, and covers the vast history of this island concisely and informatively. It’s a little gem. Entry is E4.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravellerFaye
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Very small but full of goodness! Great explanatory video that takes you through all the history of the island. The collection has a little of everything (coins, jewellery, tools, etc). The jewel of the crown if the Kythirean lion and the amazing video- mainly for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank wwsimone
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

The Island of Kythera is more than just the island of Aphrodite, it is an island of adventure with a rich history back to 6 B.C. This museum is modern as it was recently renovated after the 2006 earthquake. A must see for first timers,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank john s
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

This is how a modern museum should be. The facts together with the artefacts, suitably supported by digital means. Watch the famous Lion of Cythira come to life in an animation for all ages. Kids will love it. There’s a small fee payable now, but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank oostwest
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Excellent small museum, worth a visit! Historical, informative, professionally done with English legends.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank David P
Reviewed September 9, 2017

A place one should definitely not miss, excellent presentation , very interesting video informing visitors on the pre-historical findings on the island.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank pankyhydra
Reviewed September 7, 2017

It is a small museum but it gives you all the information you need about the island's history. The staff is very helpful (will answer all your questions, like small private tours), the displays are very interesting and there are videos summarizing the island's history...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank ΔΗΜΗΤΡΑ Ν
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Entrance is free of charge. It offers amazing views of Chora and Kapsali. Nice sunrise and sunset. Avoid hot hours.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Georgios2014
Reviewed July 14, 2017

It is a very small museum but is very informative and the displays are very well organised. It is a good introductory into Kythira. Do not miss the informative video and you can take your kids with you, there is also a good video for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sa0610
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We have tried to visit this museum for several years but it was closed because of earthquake damage. On our recent trip, we found it open and visited with our grandsons. It is a small but well designed museum with excellent video presentations that are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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