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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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