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Aegean Maritime Museum

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Address: Tria Pigadia, Mykonos Town, Greece
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Phone Number: 30 22890 - 22 700
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Aegean Maritime Museum

It is a small but interesting museum, worth to go for 30-40 minutes. My attention was drawn to the model of a ship from the time of Alexander the Great. Outside in the courtyard... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2014
Sorin D
Bucharest (Romania)
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Bucharest (Romania)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It is a small but interesting museum, worth to go for 30-40 minutes. My attention was drawn to the model of a ship from the time of Alexander the Great. Outside in the courtyard you one can see an old lighthouse.Important for the history of navigation in the Aegean Sea. And do not forget that Mykonos island was so small,... More 

2 Thank Sorin D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Neat little museum, worth a visit.Check out the opening times before you go looking.It is tricky to find in the middle of town but worth the effort.

1 Thank Chris T
Harvest, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The most interesting stuff is a series of ship models from ancient times to fairly modern ships. This was accompanied by misc items, a light house beacon and some cannons.

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Patras, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Perfect private collection!! Do everything to mentain the marvelous light house you have in the garden!!Keep going on!!

Thank stefanos k
Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This is an interesting place to visit if you are into maritime history and antiques. It is a small place in the middle of Mykonos and is very hard to find. We used the gps on a cell phone and got lost a couple of times while looking. But it is interesting to see old coins, bells, and other maritime... More 

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Mykonos Town, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Most people walk right by this little building with the canon outside, not realizing what they're missing. It sits along the most trafficked part of the island. During the day, it's folks hurrying to the upscale shops, in the evening it's partiers at the surrounding clubs and bars. But if you go inside you'll learn not just the maritime history... More 

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Castlemore, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Located right on Matoyianni street (main shopping street in Mykonos), it is a very small but loaded museum. All the pieces date back as far as the 1st and 2nd century BC. I was afraid to touch anything in case it crumbled in my hands. The museum shows good history of the island. They even have coins and navigational instruments... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The museum has lots of exhibits and is located on this busy road with lots of shops and right near Lena's house. You can easily miss it assuming is just any other shop.

1 Thank TERRAvelista
Burnett Heads Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

What a wonderful exhibition of Island Maritime history, speaking with the curator it appeared the collection was mainly salvaged and put together by himself. What an effort and an understanding of presentation and history.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Its not big but well worth a short visit and its cool in there - times vary but its good at £4 each to get in. nice garden at the back with a lighthouse!

Thank Mike H

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