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Archaeological Museum

| Vathi, 83100, Greece
+30 2273 027469
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See Kouros walk the history

The musuem is excellent to walk through and explore the history of Samos. The 5m tall Kouros of... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2014
Georgios T
,
Athens, Greece
Some good bits

We made a special trip into Samos town to see the museum. Found parking easily enough nearby... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2014
Samahab
,
Shropshire
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| Vathi, 83100, Greece
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

The musuem is excellent to walk through and explore the history of Samos. The 5m tall Kouros of Samos is a landmark and its view will bring you pictures of the glorious times of the island.

Thank Georgios T
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We made a special trip into Samos town to see the museum. Found parking easily enough nearby. Museum in two separate buildings next to each other, in same complex where the a Town Hall is. Good pieces excavated from the Ireon Sanctuary near Pythagorio. Worth...More

Thank Samahab
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This is not to be missed. Good museum. Good value. Well presented artefacts. Generally what you would expect with one exception. The Kouros! It is huge, and magnificent despite its somewhat chequered history.

Thank DustyL186364
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Visit heroion and this museum to give you a understanding of settlement back to 8th cent BC. Very well presented relics especially the gryphons

Thank Jenny49962
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Archaeological museums on the islands are always a bit hit and miss but the archaeological museum (in two buildings) in Samos Town is pretty good. Pride of place is the gigantic kouros around which the new museum building appears to have been built. I have...More

1  Thank MrPokey
Reviewed 17 May 2014

The museum is facinating with recent finds from archeological sites in samos. Everything is excellently presented and explained.

1  Thank MarHod
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Definitely worth a visit as gives you a good insight into the history of the island. The colossal kouros was quite awe inspiring. The displays of votives ( gifts left at the Temple of Hero) were overwhelming but information boards explained the background well. It...More

1  Thank SomersetJo
Reviewed 9 January 2014

The museum has a large collection of ancient artifacts from different points of Samos and I think everyone should go.

Thank billakos2004
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Archeological museums can be really boring, but this one is really worth your time. Beautiful statues and nice displays. We loved the kouros, especially because we visited a kouros on Naxos that was never finished and left in the marble quarry. Now we got to...More

Thank SaskiaNLNetherlands
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Set back from the harbour and placed at the end of the square is the new and the old Museum of Samos.The original building ( 1912) houses the Paschaleion archives and is normally seen second on the tour.The new museum built in 1987 by German...More

Thank Gunner do
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