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Patras Archaeological Museum

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Address: 38-40 Athinon, Patras 264 41, Greece
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+30 261 361 6100
08:00 - 20:00
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This museum is only a few years in existence. It displays objects from the Patras area and focuses on very ancient times as well as Roman times as there was a dark period between... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is only a few years in existence. It displays objects from the Patras area and focuses on very ancient times as well as Roman times as there was a dark period between them of about a millenium when the site was under occupied. The Roman era mosaics are very well preserved and displayed and the ancient exhibits are... More 

Thank mjrg59
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum that really gives a good impression of the archaeological history of the town. Modern in conception the museum gives a good impression of life throughout the centuries in Patras. Well worth a visit.

Thank mark m
Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best museums that I have seen. It uses the modern techniques of display to showcase the archaeological finds of Patra. Indeed the displays are very interesting and informative. I enjoyed being here.

Thank rachaelwright84
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a really good place to look at statues, pottery, tools and huge mosaics taken from houses in Patras over recent years. Very well laid out, easy to read in English and Greek, great value at Euro 6. If you're interested in history, you should give it a go. Pretty quiet, open 8 am - 8 pm, no bus... More 

Thank Paul460h
Newtown, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The spacious new museum divides the finds into themes rather than chronology and doesn't overwhelm with overcrowded displays. There are some spectacularly well preserved pots and mosaics. Best for the Roman period. As we hate taking Greek taxis we took the No. 6 bus, which dropped us off around the corner from the museum but it was easily visible and... More 

Thank PJBS
Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This museum has some reconstructed houses, a reconstructed private bath, and several excellent mosaics. They also have a second floor that is just for viewing the houses and mosaics from above.

Thank DalesM921
Athens, Greece
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

we did an interactive activity in the museum and we were impressed by its exhibition. It should be more known to everyone.

Thank ifigenia2016
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Found the museum to be well organized and interesting for visitors for the first time. Located a couple of miles from our hotel, so was very accessible. Modern and interesting.

Thank Angela H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

When traveling in this area of Greece you can visit this museum. You will see interesting things and moments in the history of ancient Europe. I highly recommend.

Thank CristiBolboaca
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Massive, spanking new archeological museum on the outskirts of Patra city on the Peloponnesus. Sparse, but valuable collection from the area. Three well organized and well appointed room. Very good and friendly staff. Not really worth a visit in my opinion. I'd rather have had lunch by the sea.

Thank Hristijan G

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