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Archaeological Museum of Piraeus

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Great Little Museum

Interesting and well explained as a history of Zea and Piraeus. Lots of beautiful original... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Juliet_Dearlove
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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Very good museum, quiet

Hidden museum, had a little trouble finding it, walked from the cruise terminal. Had been to... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting and well explained as a history of Zea and Piraeus. Lots of beautiful original artefacts which are logically displayed. Go outside to see the amphitheatre which is well preserved.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Hidden museum, had a little trouble finding it, walked from the cruise terminal. Had been to Athens before, so I wanted to stay in Piraeus. Nice walking neighborhood. Only 4 Euros to get in and the best thing, super cool A/C and no crowds!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This Museum Is a privilege to visit. Beautifully laid out, easy to understand, technology used in a very smart way. Highly recommended. Will go again if we in Athens

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The museum was well worth visiting - a hidden gem, if only small. There was an exhibition of over life size bronze statues at the time of my visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

It is a long walk or a bus ride from the metro. This museum has some interesting ancient exhibits including some large gravestones. Also good information on the history of this port town. There were guards inside who tend to follow you around quite obviously....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The museum is a must if you are interested in archaeological monuments. It has lovely collections and some of the pieces are very famous like the 2 colossal bronze statues of Athena of Piraeus and Artemis which were accidentally found together in 1959 near the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Unknown to the broad public, but full of unique and rare exhibits. Among them stand out four stunning bronze statues (two of Artemis, one of Athena and one of Apollo, which is the only surviving example of a bronze kouros and dates to the 6th...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank EleniIL767
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Brilliant historic works of art. Poor building is a little tired and old and under-funded. Worth a visit regardless.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

With the Athens Archeological Museum being so close, I had pretty low expectations for this small museum; but the reviews on it were pretty good. I figured that it was probably worth the 4€ cost. Upon entering, I was greeted by one of the original...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MVPinBoynton
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I came here and spent an hour but could have spent 3 or 4 the historic pieces they have there are outstanding and blew my mind, will come back when I have more time the statues are particularly well preserved!

Date of experience: May 2018
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applejy300
9 May 2017|
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Response from binapiraeus | Reviewed this property |
It's opened from 9 to 3 every day except Mondays. Well of course you could spend hours and hours in there, but I'd suggest you should plan for a visit of at least 2 hours.
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annimAthens
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Response from Paul-Chippy-Druett | Reviewed this property |
Hei I have tried 3 times to answer. IT is closed for renovation. Check Athens nett pages for many other museums in this area. Sorry for the delay. enjoy your stay in Hellas. Paul.
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