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Address: Hora | Mitropoleos Square, Naxos Town 843 00, Greece
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Phone Number: 0285/24-151
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We went here during our stay in Naxos. The museum is well organized and enjoyable. It is easy to understand and they have people around to help or assist you. Worth the €2 to get... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went here during our stay in Naxos. The museum is well organized and enjoyable. It is easy to understand and they have people around to help or assist you. Worth the €2 to get it.

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Thank JulietT1976
Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Was intrigued to visit excavation of ancient town, so wasted hours trying to find entrance and visit this museum. Be sure to find out if it has (re)opened before adding this to your itinerary! Place looked absolutely deserted. A big disappointment.

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Thank M D
Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

It's a well-organised museum very well-equipped with ancient historical christian pieces and very nice helpful naxian local people explain.

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Thank Katia K
Canberra Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

waited for several hours for this museum to open (according to the hours posted on the door) to no avail. returned the next day again with no result.. looks interesting from the windows but who would know?

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Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

Had some time to kill waiting for the Ferry to Santorini and remembered the sign for this place right near the Port ! Walked up and was the only visitor and the poor girl at the door was a Uni student working during the break. The place has seen better times and is a bit tired but is still a... More 

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Thank Skeney57
Naxos, Greece
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

This site is quite interesting and could be fascinating if the explanations, in Greek and in English, were better. There are photo of what has been discovered but they do not always relate to what one is viewing. Please, archaeologists, put yourselves in the layman's shoes and write helpful clear explanations which will improve this place no end!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

This site is so small, and so in need of love, and yet the story it begins to tell floored me. If you have a chance to go in, do! (It's free, what have you got to lose?) and it is only a 10-20 minute visit, and yet it spans 3 unique civilisations and how they've related to the Hora... More 

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

We were disappointed to find the museum closed. although according to the information on the door it should have been opened on Tuesdays! Shame because I am sure it would have been interesting.

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Athens, Greece
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

We did not see it , it was closed, no explanation given!!!!!! We stayed 11 days in Naxos, we tried 3 times to visit, no way!

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

The museum is located in the square, opposite the Orthodox Church and is free to visit. It is a small area where you can walk on these bridges above the burial grounds where exhibits still lie. Everything around there is quiet and peaceful so I highly recommend it if you are the kind to enjoy this kind of locations.

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