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The Santozeum Museum

Caldera Path, Fira 840 07, Greece
+30 693 976 3399
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Wonderful to see the Akrotiri frescoes

Interesting visit, and it was surprising that there weren't more visitors here, it was so quiet... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
gmcj8
Nice museum

A small or rather tiny museum,hidden in the maze formed by the narrow streets of Fira.Nice... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
zuv
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Bucharest, Romania
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Contains copies and descriptions of Akotiri frescoes and video presentation on Princeton computer project that helped piece the artifacts.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Caldera Path, Fira 840 07, Greece
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+30 693 976 3399
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Interesting visit, and it was surprising that there weren't more visitors here, it was so quiet there yet so many tourists in the town at the time. Quality of the installation was very good, but it was a shame that they have not hung information...More

1  Thank gmcj8
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A small or rather tiny museum,hidden in the maze formed by the narrow streets of Fira.Nice architecture,it has two levels placed on the rim of caldera.Inside,only some wall paintings(copies) from Akrotiri archeological site.Interesting,anyway.You can see all in less than an hour.Outside is a lovely little...More

Thank zuv
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Who can be surprised that the staff of a public museum in Greece are unhappy. Why should they pretend otherwise? There are several lovely things in this museum, but be prepared to encounter miserable museum workers

Thank stevedodd2013
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The Santozeum brings to the fullness of life the wonders you see in the Museum of Prehistoric Thera. You can get closer to more complete versions of the amazing images you saw in the museum, as well as others moved to National Archaeological Museum in...More

Thank Hawk470
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

The entry fee was over priced. Nothing to visit inside apart from a handful of paintings. Not worth spending the money..

Thank RitikaThakkar
Reviewed 7 December 2015

For the very first time I visited Santozeum. In previous years I visited another museum in Fira, "The Prehistoric City of Akrotiri on Thera". This time I happened to meet some other tourists who were on their way and I joined them. As a former...More

1  Thank baklavaqueen
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

The original wall paintings from Akrotiri are now mainly in the National Archaeological Museum in Athens (and others are in the Museum of Prehistoric Thera just a few streets away) but these reproductions are very good and give a good idea of what Akrotiri was...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Really worth a visit.Amazing view and taste some local beers and wines. Excellent spot for photos.The staff was very helpful.

Thank Lana n
Reviewed 13 October 2015

I visited in May as part of a small group (20 of us). The museum was actually closed to the public as they were hosting a conference, but when our leader asked if we could possibly take a quick look, the charming owner welcomed us...More

Thank Jim_Cleary
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This a pretty small museum and there are only about 10 displays but it was interesting and a nice space. It isn't a must-see so if your time is limited then this could wait

Thank Helen T
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