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Ancient artifacts can be found in many museums in Greece,but not that giant Kouros of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Iosif T
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Unique ancient treasure

It's worth visiting this museum to see the momentus ancient findings from the largest temple of... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Aspa P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ancient artifacts can be found in many museums in Greece,but not that giant Kouros of Samos.Nevertheless,the rooms are not air-conditioned,something that is essential in the hot Samos summer.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It's worth visiting this museum to see the momentus ancient findings from the largest temple of Hera. You will have the oppotunity to admire the giant statue of "Kouros" (4,56 m) and many more marble and ceramic constructions, which were anathematics to the ancient Greek...More

Thank Aspa P
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Excellent small museum with artefacts showing what a nodal point Samos was in antiquity with a large number of objects from all over the eastern mediterranean showing how important the sacred site at the Heraion was internationally.

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

This museum is the main Archeological museum of Samos, situated in the old centre of Vathi, capital of the Samos island, next to the Town Hall. There are two buildings of the museum, standing in front of each other, the ticket office is in the...More

Thank Superkatt
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Two buildings to have a look in, loads to see. Park on the seafront and walk through the little park, about 5 minutes away. 4 euros to enter, closed on mondays, and shuts at 3pm on other days.

Thank 27jessica
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Очень много достойных экспонатов на любой вкус. Особенно впечатляют витрины, забитые головами грифонов разнообразных мастей и размеров (с бронзовых котлов). I strongly recommend to visit the museum after Heraion to understand what was found inside those gorgeous ruins. The famous giant kuros really impressed all...More

Thank Natalya A
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is quite a small museum spread over 2 buildings, a new and an old. However it has an amazing collection - the best things are the griffin heads in the old building and a huge statue in the new building. It is very well...More

Thank Fiona1110
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The advantage of a small museum is that you have plenty of time to view the whole collection and then go around again for a closer inspection of the highlights, and there are lots of those here. Whilst most visitors probably come to see the...More

Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Great place - €4 for an hour or so of looking at ancient history. Wouldn't recommend taking small children as this is not an interactive museum and very quiet when you're inside.

Thank wen871
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This museum was a little old-fashioned and static, but had a good many interesting small finds from Samos' storied ancient history. The gigantic kouros (Archaic nude male youths) was the highlight of the museum and worth a visit purely on its own. You can spend...More

Thank Stephen C
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