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Archaeological Museum of Marathon

Vranas, Marathon 190 07, Greece
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Small nice museum and middle hellenic cemetery

Museum takes 30 minutes, then definitely go outside to see the Tumulus from the middle hellenic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kirk S
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Homewood, Illinois
Small, pleasant museum

Small museum with a few pottery shards and vases; highlight is the Egyptian statues. Entry €3... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bluecheese11
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Basel, Switzerland
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“egyptian gods” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“artifacts” (5 reviews)
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Vranas, Marathon 190 07, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museum takes 30 minutes, then definitely go outside to see the Tumulus from the middle hellenic cemetery. This is an actual dig site that has an elevated walkway that lets you tour it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum with a few pottery shards and vases; highlight is the Egyptian statues. Entry €3, takes about 30 min to walk round

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stumbled upon this wonderful little museum and we are so glad we did. The curator Marilaina gave us a guided tour and we were enthralled by the amount of knowledge this lady had about the artifacts. She also brought us to the Tumulus on...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice newer looking museum with artifacts from nearby battlefields. Tells the story of the battle and shows the remains of the trophy that was erected. Also included is an excavation site that you can walk over.

Thank CTgirl66
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This is so worth a visit...the museum is very modern inside and outside and you walk inside and to see the antiquities of Greece so simply and perfectly displayed is breathing... the old and new really works ... a coffee on the terrace with amazing...More

Thank Joan M
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is really compact but really packed with beautifully presented local artefacts with clear explanations. It showcases so well the local history and wealth of culture which Marathon has to offer. Some artefacts were excavated during the oreparations for the olympic rowing centre nearby.

Thank lwlunches
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

It does not have a large collection, but this small museum is interesting as it displays the objects found in the Marathon area, as well as indicates the other main sites to visit. Among others, the Trophy column if Marathon and the beautiful statues form...More

Thank daunia
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Good day out from Athens which includes entry to other sites tombs are also included a very interesting

Thank David L
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

It is a very nice visit but to get there you need a car. Their archeological findings have grown tge past two years.

Thank Klaudia T
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

It's only a small museum, but it's worth the short drive off the main highway - just make sure you follow the road around to the left when it forks, rather than the right fork up the hill, otherwise you'll end up in a military...More

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