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Archaeological Museum of Nauplion

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Address: Syntagma Square Nafpliou - Epidavrou, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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Small but elegant museum.

Small but very elegant. Good presentation and well informed staff. Many items from the area was nicely displayed. Some rather rear units to be seen. Available with wheal chair.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stavanger, Norway
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Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but very elegant. Good presentation and well informed staff. Many items from the area was nicely displayed. Some rather rear units to be seen. Available with wheal chair.

Thank Frederik2309
Farnham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You go into a small town museum with thoughts of a few poorly presented artefacts with little or no explanations given. But this small museum is a gem. I just wish I had seen the video presentation on the second floor before going to places like Lerna, Tyrian and Mycenae as it was a great explanation of early Greek history... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Due to an overnight stay in Napflion we happened to visit the museul. It is modern, has the only full micaenean armour ever found and a nice collection of terracotta figurines

Thank Vigorish93
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over 5000 years History of every aspect of human civilization in Europe. A unique warrior - officer armor and golden coins with Alexander 's the Great face on them are just a taste of unexpected ithems

Thank Rita H
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great adjunct to visiting any of numerous archeologic sites. Wonderful collection of artifacts, but could do with more historic introduction and context.

Thank David R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this museum and visited just after Palamidi. (There are ten tortuous stairs up to the desk after Palamidi's 999) Beautifully displayed exhibits ranging chronologically and geographically. I've never seen such clear and easy-to-follow sequencing in an archeological museum. I got a really good sense of all of the different excavations in the region. Also, there's a really cool... More 

1 Thank Danielle H
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent small museum with well-presented artifacts, including the famous Dendra armour from the early Bronze Age. Well worth visiting!

Thank Paul B
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Excellent trip into the past of the area small enaough to relax and enjoy and learn. Period from 6000 BC

Thank marokaramani1
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

There is a touch screen that gives a complete ancient history of BC of Greece and surrounding area, worth spending sometime to understand about Greece and surrounding area, complete Asia Minor. Well curated in terms collections from ancient times and cities in terms of glass, bronze, ceramics, figurines, cups, jugs, etc, etc - detailed written with timeframe and type made,... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

The museum houses collections from ancient cities and civilisations dating from 1800BC. It has the oldest 'complete' set of bronze armour found in Europe and also has a well designed ancient wine cooler! The collections are arranged so as to make understanding the buildings and rituals easy to understand, particularly for the novice archaeologist. It is an amazing collection and... More 

Thank Colin C

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