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Archaeological Museum of Messenia

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best museums of Greece for sure, giving visitors an overview of the Greek history, so it's not just an Archaeological Museum! I've read comments about the museum bring a labyrinth; it is. In one room they practically recreated the geography of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Onoufrios-Dovletis
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Some of these museums just show many exhibits with little in the way of description. This museum was excellent and it was easy to spend a few hours looking, reading and imagining their history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank susan b
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

What a delight to find a modern museum in a refurbished important historical building Divided into four key areas with plenty of explanations in English So many beautiful exhibits- enjoy

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Quite small but laid out to interest. The tv screens could have had seats for those watching. Good captions in English as well as Greek.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 1petert
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is an interesting museum, but dont do like me and just dive in there is a small bit near the entrance that explains what period the finds ae from so you are better starting at the old part and moving along, there are no...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Spankyjohn
Reviewed August 11, 2018

A wonderful exploration and exposition of classical culture. All that you would expect: pots; implements, mosaics and some fabulous classical sculpture.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PiersRC
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Small musuem well worth seeing after Messene. There were some super sculptures and other artefacts in there.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Did not enjoy the museum. The building needs remodeling, the information it provides are poor and overall it was a boring museum

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank northwest78
Reviewed July 3, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EldarND
Reviewed June 20, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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