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Archaeological Museum

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Great history be visited.

Being interested in antiquities it is a must, there are some very old interesting relics, however a... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
VMtravellers
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Even older items than in Athens

It comes as a bit of a shock to see carvings and well decorated pottery from 2800-3000 BC on... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Llewellyn53
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Melbourne, Australia
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The prize of this museum is a white marble figurine that is the earliest example of sculpture in Greece.
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Kastro | Hora, Naxos Town, Greece
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Being interested in antiquities it is a must, there are some very old interesting relics, however a little sparse; however still worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

The archaeological museum of such an island as Naxos must be more organised, with more protection to exhibits and more qualified and professional staff. The price of the ticket is ok but the museum needs to get better. The exhibits are interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

It comes as a bit of a shock to see carvings and well decorated pottery from 2800-3000 BC on display when in Australia cave paintings and spear or arrow heads cause excitement. The only advice i would offer to the operators would be to have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

The large collection of pottery from 4,000 BC through the Cycladic era was very good. There was also a nice display of Roman sculptures and glassware.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jan W
Reviewed September 3, 2018

An former School was the building of this museum. It contains the 2nd best Cycladic statues collection in the world after the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. Naxos artifacts except the nice and so Giacometti style statues of 3.000 - 2.500 b.c.are many potery vases...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Interesting museum with archeological items from historic times. Statuary, bowls, figurines, and other items. I think it could be better organized and include more commentary about the items. It's worth a visit but it is uphill so wear the proper footwear!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Naxos was one of the centres of those enigmatic cycladic figures from the 3rd millenium BC. That is 4 to 5 thousand years ago. This museum was at the top of the Kastro, a walk straight uphill for 20 mins. The Cycladic exhibition in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed July 25, 2018

A decent sized museum well worth a visit. Extensive collection and many beautiful things to look at. Probably more interesting if you know a little bit about greek antiquity beforehand. One or two books on sale at the reception desk. They have done an effort...More

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

The ancient cycladic civilization, famous for the characteristic statues, is a very interesting part of the prehistoric era in the Mediterranean. This museum holds some very interesting exhibits, but the decay you feel when you visit it is impressive. Obsolete, old-fashioned presentation, almost no information...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Small but interesting. I suggest you do this visit with a guide. I didn't but I should have. The history is huge and you do not get everything by going through it alone.

Date of experience: June 2018
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