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Archaeological Museum of Nauplion

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Address: Syntagma Square Nafpliou - Epidavrou, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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Newly renovated in an excellent way

Excellent trip into the past of the area small enaough to relax and enjoy and learn. Period from 6000 BC

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent trip into the past of the area small enaough to relax and enjoy and learn. Period from 6000 BC

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

There is a touch screen that gives a complete ancient history of BC of Greece and surrounding area, worth spending sometime to understand about Greece and surrounding area, complete Asia Minor. Well curated in terms collections from ancient times and cities in terms of glass, bronze, ceramics, figurines, cups, jugs, etc, etc - detailed written with timeframe and type made,... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The museum houses collections from ancient cities and civilisations dating from 1800BC. It has the oldest 'complete' set of bronze armour found in Europe and also has a well designed ancient wine cooler! The collections are arranged so as to make understanding the buildings and rituals easy to understand, particularly for the novice archaeologist. It is an amazing collection and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is well worth visiting. Entrance is about 6 euros with discount for for elderly etc. The district has been inhabited for the last 40000 years and there are many fascinating exhibits from all periods. It is a comparatively compact museum so a visit won't take too long.

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Suresnes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The museum hosts collections from old cities dating from 1800BC. Among those, it has the oldest bronze armor found in Europe as well as a wine cooler! The collections are curated to make it easy to understand the ancient rituals and the building is a real gem. We have to give special thanks to the employee who explained many details... More 

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Poros Island, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I've been many times to this museum, and enjoy it each time! Yes there are stairs and they are steep, so if someone needs the chair lift, it is available.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you get overwhelmed with huge National archaeological museums, and disappointed by the mediocre collections in the smaller museums, this one is for you. Only two rooms, but some sgtaggeringly good exhibits, incljuding the unique Mycenaean-period bronze cuirass, and an astonishing collection of finds from Mycaenae and .Tyrins. On the upper floor is a small film theatre with wonderful videos,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We have visited Nafplio many times and for some reason we had never visited this museum. Inside are some of the most interesting artifacts which come from various archaeological sites. The "star" is the oldest suit of armor ever found. There is a very interesting film you can watch about when the armor was found and how all the local... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Very interesting and informative.Easy to find and get around.Amazing quaint museum,we enjoyed it very much.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The museum is well set out and takes you from pre-history to modern times. The audio visual explanation was especially good and gave a good context

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