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Archaeological Museum of Nauplion

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Syntagma Square Nafpliou - Epidavrou, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place - a beautiful building housing a relatively small but astonishing collection of items, including the only known complete set of bronze armour. Very well laid out exhibits, with good information, but if you need more, then ask the staff - they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BookemDan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was not expecting to visit this museum but decide to stop in and Im so happy I did. Just an absolute gem more of an ancient art museum then anything. There was only maybe five other people in the building and Grecian vase paintings were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mpyrek
Reviewed 26 November 2018

One of the best little museums in Greece. Has a valuable collection of the city's long history. Don't miss the very rare clay masks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Makis P
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I spent a lovely 3 hours in the Archaeological Museum of Nafplio and still didn't have enough time to view the two films that give very good background to the archaeology and history of the whole surrounding area. The museum was closing at 3pm just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tomás Ó
Reviewed 27 October 2018

What the museum lacks in size it makes up for in quality of ancient and especially truly ancient artifacts. Well worth a quick visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mattb99
Reviewed 18 October 2018

My wife and I love Nafplio, Greece and have visited this wonderful city multiple times. Despite our frequent visits we had never been to the Archaeological Museum that was right in front of us. We remedied that oversight last month. The museum is compact, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 77Zeke
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This museum's pride and joy is a suit of armor that was found close by from the age of Mycenae. It tells the story of the area surrounding Nafplia and its development from prehistory.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

My wife and I who were on an an archaeological tour of Greece visited the museum, which we both thought was very good and well laid out. It was the only museum we visited that had audio guides that we listened to as we looked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nhowarth
Reviewed 3 October 2018

make sure to ask plenty of questions or take a guided tour, or buy one of the books. Makes this visit much more interesting!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 14AVP
Reviewed 3 September 2018

You might miss this if visiting Nafplio- especially as it closes at 15:00- but don't it has the only full Bronze Cuirass ever found which is phenomenal. If you do go make sure you watch the videos in what looks like the children's area as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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This museum is in a 300 years old building from the Venice conquest in Greece at the 1st and 2nd floor. There are 2 storeys - floors steps, around 30 with a bit high height - these were for soldiers. But there is a mecanical... More
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