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Archaeological Museum of Kissamos

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We visited the museum to discover so many items found in these areas .So much history and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Impressive Mosaics

A small museum in the central square, with some impressive mosaics. Shows that Kissamos has been a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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“two storey”(2 reviews)
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Main Square, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
+30 2822 083308
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the museum to discover so many items found in these areas .So much history and the entrance fee is very reasonable .

1  Thank dancomontreal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A small museum in the central square, with some impressive mosaics. Shows that Kissamos has been a vibrant community and commercial center since ancient times.

Thank crepapis
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A visit of 2 adults and 2 teenagers - you don’t have to be totally interested in the local Hellenistic period to enjoy this museum. It takes approximately an hour to see everything - small but fascinating especially if you go before/aft to Falassarna or...More

Thank Lizziefromsaliabury
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Short but sweet, a fascinating place to visit even with older children. Even more so if you have been to see the ruins at Phalasarna. Great place.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 12 July 2018

this museum is small, but the collection is valuable. It is very special that all the artifacts come from the area of Kissamos. Took us an hour to go through. Bigger museums just contain a bigger collection of the same/similar objects. I enjoyed it. Entrance...More

1  Thank nadiyasayenko
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Not bad, not great, a museum full of amphoras and such. A good thing to do if you want to get away from the bright sun or on a rainy day. There is a lovely café just across the square with seats under the trees.

1  Thank dmcc1973
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This museum is lower in terms of overall ranking when compared to the other's in its vicinity (Chania & Rethymno) however having now visited all three, I would arguably say this is by far the best of the three. We're avid classical & ancient history...More

2  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Only if you are interested in archaeology and history. Kissamos was evidently already under the Romans a small and wealthy harbor town. Finds from Kissamos and the region are displayed in the Archaeological Museum. The highlight of the collection are two mosaics, once adorning the...More

2  Thank Ruediger G
Reviewed 17 June 2018

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.

Thank Moskvichka12
Reviewed 24 May 2018

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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