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Archaeological Museum of Kalymnos

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Stunning bronze statue

Hard to find and a long steepish climb up from the harbour this museum is well worth the €4pp... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
798nh
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Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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A lovely experience

This is a small museum with a lot to look at .there are good explanations of the artefacts and the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
chashannant
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North Shields, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Hard to find and a long steepish climb up from the harbour this museum is well worth the €4pp entrance fee. The statues are amazing, some still have their original colour on them, and they have one bronze statue which was found at the bottom...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

This is a small museum with a lot to look at .there are good explanations of the artefacts and the staff are very happy to answer questions,we found them very knowledgeable and helpful. The statues are amazingly well preserved,lots of them found while someone was...More

Thank chashannant
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This museum is fairly small but contains many artifacts from the island of Kalymnos and helps to understand the island’s past.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We though it will not be very interesting, because from the outside it is a small museum. But we went very wrong! It is very well organised, and filled with many very interesting findings. Starting from big marble structures of amazing beauty, to tiny artifacts,...More

Thank STEVE M
Reviewed 22 April 2018

With the walk up to the museum in the upper part of town. A small but unique collection. Make sure of the opening times before you set out

Thank Travel_regularly
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Went to Kalymnos on three island boat trip and had a short time to see around. So had a quick look around it amazing place but had to get back to boat. Will go back to Kalymnos and have a proper look round.

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Called in the museum. They explained how back in the day how dangerous it was collecting the sponges. And showing you the different ways they have been collecting the sponges over the years .. was very educational

Thank 81margaret
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is no dull exhibition of dusty bits of stone. Instead you will see fabulous statues and artifacts, beautifully displayed. All of Kalymnos' rich history is here to discover. Well written information tableaux in English and Greek are both enlightening and fascinating. We never tire...More

Thank Saj276
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you want to know more about the island this is a great place to spend a few hours, written displays in English / Greek, with artifacts that have been found on the island and in the adjacent seas. Air conditioned

Thank Beluga183
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Contrary to the Website, and some posts, the museum is not open on Sundays. Don't know how recently that has become the case, but it is only open Tues thru Friday currently. We drove the network of tiny streets, which are quite an adventure themselves....More

Thank IHenninger
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