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Archaeological Museum of Nauplion

Syntagma Square Nafpliou - Epidavrou, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
0752 27502
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Located on the Paltea the museum is easy to find. The collection is superb, covering a broad swathe... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Telkontar
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Illinois
Very beautiful place you must visit..

Check what before mycenae times people use to have or to store their meal ,wine , wear ,to fight... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dimitrios L
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Athens, Greece
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Syntagma Square Nafpliou - Epidavrou, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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0752 27502
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located on the Paltea the museum is easy to find. The collection is superb, covering a broad swathe of artifacts from the region. Most importantly, the Dendra armor is here, but there are so many other important artifacts displayed too in a modern setting. The...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check what before mycenae times people use to have or to store their meal ,wine , wear ,to fight, very old times. Famous great panoply of dendra symbol of power in the area..

Thank Dimitrios L
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

This was a nice surprise! For a place that gets almost no publicity, this museum is outstanding! It is much smaller than the National Museum in Athens and the Heraklion Museum (which isn't a negative), but it has so many great things on display, especially...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

It is one of the prettiest and more complete archaeological museums outside Athens . It features wonderful artifacts including a number of ceremonial masks which I have never seen or heard of their existence as being part of the ancient Greek culture ! Also the...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The museum is housed in the Impressive Venetian building that takes up the western side of the Syntagma (Constitution) square of Nafplion. The oldest exhibits are the Paleolithic clay hearths of the Kleisoura Gorge (32,000-21,000 BC)! The early Neolithic period (3,300-2,000 BC) is represented by...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I enjoy archaeological museums, and this one in Nafplio was no exception. It is on the smaller side but has great displays from tombs that were uncovered in the area.

Thank katie b
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This museum has the oldest armor extant. Also it had a unique ceramic wine cooler from centuries ago and some face masks that no one knows the origin of. I found it fascinating and was pleased that the security guard could offer insights to enhance...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Located in a former Venetian mansion dating from 1715 at one end of Constitution Square, the museum has recently been refurbished and has well-arranged displays over two floors which include photographs of archaeologists and archaeological digs and items found in excavations in the Argolida region,...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you're a fan of ancient Greek art and culture, you will enjoy the nicely preserved artifacts displayed in this museum.

Thank Dennis M
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a wonderful Museum with well laid out and captioned exhibits. Amazing and unusual items on display from the early Stone Age up to recent times. Plenty of ladscape models too to put it all in perspective.

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This museum is in a 300 years old building from the Venice conquest in Greece at the 1st and 2nd floor. There are 2 storeys - floors steps, around 30 with a bit high height - these were for soldiers. But there is a mecanical... More
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