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Museum of Prehistoric Thera

Mitropoleos | Fira, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 023217
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Using finds from various excavations, this museum traces the course of prehistoric Thira from the late Neolithic to the late Cycladic I period.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“wall paintings” (102 reviews)
“bronze age” (24 reviews)
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Mitropoleos | Fira, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 023217
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Reviewed 4 days ago

lots of well presented exhibits and enough information to explain it. a real pleasant diversion from walking round the tourist tat and jewellers. I enjoyed it

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting pieces connected with the history of Santorini and Greece you have to spend at least 2 hours there

Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum was very interesting and had many fine examples of artifacts and paintings found in the city of Akrotiri. Definitely worth a visit for anyone interested in history and art. A highlight of my trip to Santorini as I love to visit historical sites and...More

Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prehistory everytime is very interesting, the stone paintings revealed so much to us, and it's wonderful to discover this Museum

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice spacious museum easy to find with interesting exhibits. Staff are helpful and the entry cost very reasonable.

Thank greg_and_sue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great museum, all the amazing wall painting and artefacts from the Minoan site, beautifully shown and a relatively small museum so very enjoyable to go round. A don't miss!

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting and a MUST! We really enjoyed learning about Prehistoric Thera. However, as we were the only 'ethnic minorities' inside the museum at the time, we were being watched/followed by one of the staff which I was not too pleased about.

1  Thank angbna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the archeological site of Akrotiri and the Museum of Prehistoric Thera were the highlights of our trip to Santorini. The displays at the museum were interesting and informative. Seeing the many artifacts up close that were excavated at Akrotiri was amazing. The exhibits include...More

1  Thank ALB63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting Akrotiri we decided to visit the museum. The displays were beautiful and fascinating, I finally saw in person things I had only seen in books or on tv. Loved it

1  Thank Londonjule
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum is well worth a visit. It is easy to reach on foot for cruise ship visitors. After a very nice lunch on the main walking street we thoroughly enjoyed this Archeological and Prehistoric Museum.

1  Thank Douglas W
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Aditi B
October 10, 2017|
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Response from krotida | Reviewed this property |
45 minutes to 1 hour. Not longer.
Kayleigh B
October 13, 2016|
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Response from Urša K | Reviewed this property |
At the museum - either at Akrotiri or in Fira.
September 8, 2016|
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Response from sunjan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is "backyard outdoor parking" within walking distance. I'm not allowed to post URLs here, but go to google maps, choose Earth/satellite view, and you can immediately spot the parking areas with the many cars.