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Archaeological Museum of Kissamos

Main Square, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
+30 2822 083308
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Small but interesting

This little local museum is located on the main square and is well worth a look in. The town has... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Moskvichka12
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Moscow, Russia
Small but Very Interesting Museum

Very well set out and a large variety of information and artefacts from the area. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jennywinter23
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Main Square, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
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+30 2822 083308
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"mosaic floors"
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"small entrance fee"
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"amazing mosaics"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"ancient history"
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Reviewed yesterday

This little local museum is located on the main square and is well worth a look in. The town has quite a history which I had no idea about, so I was interested to find out more. Helpful staff too.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well set out and a large variety of information and artefacts from the area. Well worth a visit and they do hold an amazing mosaic floor.

Thank jennywinter23
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is in the town square, It cost me, as an over 65 yr old 1 euro to go in! there are two floors. Do Not omit to go upstairs(there is a lift). it has two magnificent mosaic floors fully intact and quite amazing...More

Thank ISHKANDER
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent museum with really clear and concise descriptions on every item, well laid out and very informative, was very impressed

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Great collection of artefacts. Absolutely amazing to be able to almost touch things that were 2500 years old (yes 2500!).

Thank madwitch47
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Athough just a small local museum it is right in the town centre- you can park in the street. It has some wonderful artefacts and the information is written in English as well as Greek- just a few Euros entry fee, and really worth the...More

1  Thank Michele H
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Well worth a visit and lots to see for a small entrance fee. Laid out over 2 floors there are many interested Roman artefacts from the Roman city destroyed in the earthquake.

Thank chrissysview
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Museum in centre of town- only small entrance fee. Well laid out with interesting exhibits. Well written information and historical facts,

Thank 205mair
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

This small museum is very well laid out on two floors in the centre of the small western Crete town of Kissamos. You start on the ground floor where the exhibits are clearly labelled in Greek and English then go upstairs where the mosaics, in...More

Thank Martin L
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

This museum is concerned with the area local to Kissamos (Kastelli). It has finds to equal the museum in Iraklion, although on a smaller scale. There are beautiful pots, coins, inscriptions, and part of the Roman heating system in situ inside the museum, imaginatively displayed....More

Thank wikidrat
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