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Patras Archaeological Museum

38-40 Athinon, Patras 264 41, Greece
+30 261 361 6100
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Amazing

This museum is only a few years in existence. It displays objects from the Patras area and focuses... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
mjrg59
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Excellent

Great museum that really gives a good impression of the archaeological history of the town. Modern... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
mark m
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38-40 Athinon, Patras 264 41, Greece
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+30 261 361 6100
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

This museum is only a few years in existence. It displays objects from the Patras area and focuses on very ancient times as well as Roman times as there was a dark period between them of about a millenium when the site was under occupied....More

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Great museum that really gives a good impression of the archaeological history of the town. Modern in conception the museum gives a good impression of life throughout the centuries in Patras. Well worth a visit.

Thank mark m
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is one of the best museums that I have seen. It uses the modern techniques of display to showcase the archaeological finds of Patra. Indeed the displays are very interesting and informative. I enjoyed being here.

Thank rachaelwright84
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a really good place to look at statues, pottery, tools and huge mosaics taken from houses in Patras over recent years. Very well laid out, easy to read in English and Greek, great value at Euro 6. If you're interested in history, you...More

Thank Paul460h
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The spacious new museum divides the finds into themes rather than chronology and doesn't overwhelm with overcrowded displays. There are some spectacularly well preserved pots and mosaics. Best for the Roman period. As we hate taking Greek taxis we took the No. 6 bus, which...More

Thank PJBS
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This museum has some reconstructed houses, a reconstructed private bath, and several excellent mosaics. They also have a second floor that is just for viewing the houses and mosaics from above.

Thank DalesM921
Reviewed 5 October 2016

we did an interactive activity in the museum and we were impressed by its exhibition. It should be more known to everyone.

Thank ifigenia2016
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Found the museum to be well organized and interesting for visitors for the first time. Located a couple of miles from our hotel, so was very accessible. Modern and interesting.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

When traveling in this area of Greece you can visit this museum. You will see interesting things and moments in the history of ancient Europe. I highly recommend.

Thank CristiBolboaca
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Massive, spanking new archeological museum on the outskirts of Patra city on the Peloponnesus. Sparse, but valuable collection from the area. Three well organized and well appointed room. Very good and friendly staff. Not really worth a visit in my opinion. I'd rather have had...More

Thank Hristijan G
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