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This museum was constructed as such by the then in charge Italian authorities just after the earthquake of 1933. It is one of several buildings in town in the eclectic colonial style, then popular in the Italian dependencies (Dodecanese, Libya, Eritrea). Despite a three-arched portico...More
Although the museum is not big - it takes just half an hour to go around, the exhibits are quite interesting with some beautiful statues and one stunning Mosaic at the entrance. There are info boards/stickers in Greek and English on all the exhibits to...More
We last visited this museum 7 years ago and it was nice to see that it is much bigger than then i.e. it has another floor to view.
Some of the exhibits were missing as they were being restored after being damaged in last year's...More
Did not expect much from the museum but we were pleasantly surprised. Light and airy and presentation is very good making maximum use of what is on offer. The mosaics are of a very high standard and you soon get the feeling that Kos was...More
This museum is well worth visiting - Kos has so much history so it's well worth visiting all of the sites including this museum. There are some amazing statues and other various exhibits. We found the staff friendly and helpful. Recommended.
The Archaeological Museum of Kos, located on the Square of the Municipal Market, gathers all the findings that have come to light during the excavations that have taken place on the island from the beginning of the century until today, mainly from the archaeological sites...More