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Archaeological Museum of Corinth
Ranked #2 of 3 Tours in Corinth
Certificate of Excellence
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2013

The museum and the ruins are interesting. Some buildings are preservered quite well. Unfortunately the use of some buildings was not explained.

Visited November 2013
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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“Ancient Corinth”
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Ancient Corinth Museum and the grounds of Ancient Corinth are extremely interesting. The museum is loaded with artifacts and I was very interested in the headless statues finding out that they would just replace the head of the statue with the new leader's head. A lot has been excavated a Corinth and walking the grounds and hearing the stories is very interesting. Paul's letters to the Corinthians include my favorite on love, so seeing where St Paul preached to the Corinthians was really exciting for me. Walking the grounds after hearing the stories gave me such a better idea of what it was like living here.

A good option for a cruise excursion if you have seen Athens too many times.

Visited October 2013
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Montville, New Jersey
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640 reviews
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“More then Expected”
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Just 48 miles west of Athens, Ancient Corinth and the Archaeological Museum, represent the remains of one of the most powerful cities of the ancient world. The museum built in 1931-32 and extended in the 1950's has 3 display rooms, courtyard and a study collection. Housed inside are artifacts, sculptures, ceramics and objects from the prehistoric to the medieval period of Corinth history which were excavated at Corinth or the nearby area.Labels and information plaques are in Greek and English. Some of the important objects include: Corinthian amphora with lid (600 BC), Mosaic pebbled floor depicting griffins devouring a horse (400 BC), and a large Mycenaean Krater (warriors on a chariot (1200 BC). The museum and grounds cost 6 Euros to visit. The grounds feature the Temple of Apollo (540 BC). of Doric construction, it once had 6 X 15 monolithic limestone columns but today it has but 7 The Bema upon onceSt. Paul preached in 51-52 AD. rests in the middle of the forum. The fountain of Peierine where Pegasus favored a drink and the Fountain of Glaukeare also highlights. The Temple of Aphrodite which was said to have housed 1000 temple prostitutes lies on the grounds of the Acrocorinth. Set in the backdrop is the 1800 feet high Acrocorinth which rests on top of the mountain and has been occupied since prehistoric times. There are summer and winter hours so check online before you visit. Taxis, bus tours and cruise ship excursions are offered to Ancient Corinth. If you have already seen the archaeological offerings in Athens a trip to Corinth is really worthwhile.

Visited September 2013
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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53 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Corinth museum”
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Beautiful museum with many historical statues and items and mosaic paintings. Outside the museum is a very beautiful historic area which had Roman baths and the place where St. Paul preached the people of Corinth.

Visited July 2013
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“Wonderful pieces of art”
Reviewed 27 May 2013

The Archeological Museum lies inside the archeological area of Ancient Corinth and contains many finds from the excavations in the region. Wonderful mosaics and typical corinthian pottery from different historical periods, as well as sculpture and other. Nice and well-arranged museum is well worth a visit because it provides information about this area, which is in my opinion not easy to find somewhere else.

Visited May 2013
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