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Archaeological Museum of Sparta

71 Agiou Nikonos | btwn Dafnou & Evangelistria, Sparta 231 00, Greece
+30 2731 028575
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Quite small but relaxing museum

Friendly and helping staff, relatively small but beautifull collection. This museum was fun to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Darko M
Nice Museum

Sparta's Archaeological Museum is rather small, but holds some really rare finds and it is worth... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Dimitris L
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71 Agiou Nikonos | btwn Dafnou & Evangelistria, Sparta 231 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and helping staff, relatively small but beautifull collection. This museum was fun to visit, we expected to spend a lot of time here, but the relatively small museum was a nice relaxing visit.

Thank Darko M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Sparta's Archaeological Museum is rather small, but holds some really rare finds and it is worth visiting. We had to go twice as the first time it was closed when we arrived, by 3.00pm. However the following day we were more fortunate and we got...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We came all the way to Sparta to visit this museum but found a sign on the door stating that it was closed due to a strike. For such a long journey, this was devastating.

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Very nice museum, not too big, so it won't take you long to visit. nice exhibits and clear documentation. The Yard need attention.

Thank Stefanos X
Reviewed 5 November 2016

It was a medium sized museum and had some interesting finds. They had a room of mosaics, which were neat.

Thank DalesM921
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Unfortunately the Spartans did not leave a lot behind. The museum is not so large, some multimedia content would complement well the collection.

Thank danielL9958VU
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Having in mind warrior culture of Spartans and the fact that theypayed no attention to monuments / cultural heritage of that kind I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised whit the museum. Visiting the museum you have much better idea how the society...More

Thank aleksandra s
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Very poor museum compared to the history of the area. The building is very old and unsuitable for the wealth if keeps. Presentation is old fashioned to say the least.

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Nice museum stop very little on Sparta itself and the most important statue of the supposed leonidas was on loan to Canada which was a shame

Thank David L
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Given that there wasn't as much to see as we thought in Sparta, this museum was a hidden gem. My kids 9,11 were able to see something interesting without being overwhelmed by too much. Luckily, we had seen the Greek Exhibit in the Field Museum...More

Thank Glenview_mom
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smrgeog
17 February 2015|
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Response from Nauplion | Reviewed this property |
I think the museum has a statue, but I am not sure if so, or where it is. There is a life-size statue of Lycurgus on Odos Lycurgus [the road leading to Mistra] in front of the cathedral, & facing the Lida/Dioskouri hotels... More
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