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Archaeological Museum of Messenia

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Benaki & Ag. Ioannou | Benaki, Kalamata 241 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is situated a few hundred meters next to the site and is easily to miss. If you bought a ticket for the site, entrance is free. The museum itself is a bit sober but still highlights some beautiful and well preserved pieces of...More

Thank nathan d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is small buth there is enough to see.It takes about A half hour to visit it. In front off the museum is a very old church. In front off the museum is a very old church

Thank Vanderveken
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Well worth a visit Contains many artifacts from local sites and tells a easily understood story of the Peloponnese area

Thank John B
Reviewed April 19, 2018

This small museum contains several quite lovely statues including a wonderful one with a lion devouring a bull.

Thank BillandKathy27
Reviewed January 14, 2018

The museum is located at the historic center of Kalamata, The exhibition aims to display the antiquities of Messenia from the Prehistoric times until the Byzantine era. Reflecting the old geographical division of the prefecture into four provinces, Kalamata, Messene, Pylia, Trifylia, the exhibition unfolds...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Well done and enjoyable smaller museum.It is very close to the old church. After touring each enjoy a walk around the area and stop and get a cool drink .

Thank LETSGOGB
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Spend an hour in the museum and you will want to learn more of the ancient history of the Kalamata region. Good presentation of exhibits, lots of information and where to go to see sites.

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Reviewed August 13, 2017

A very well organized museum providing a lot of information for the ancient exhibits and the history of Messinia. No need to read books, just spend few hours to read the informative texts. Also, do not forget that this building is important itself, being -...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

This museum was a great collection of artifacts from the area. Well displayed and explained. Air conditioned as well.

Thank GusDaMan
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Very interesting glimpse into the past very tastefully presented in this museum situated centrally in the old town. 4 euros gets you in which is a real bargain. The amazing ancient exhibits of Greece's former culturally rich past are tastefully displayed alongside English explanations. A...More

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