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Archaeological Museum of Skyros

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Worth a visit.

Great little museum to visit on the island. Its small but its full of interesting information and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Embers78
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London, United Kingdom
Boutique Museum with two rooms only but worth it

I arrived after closing time and the Director not only let me in (unusual in Greece) but he gave me... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
USGuy11
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USA/Greece
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Skyros Town 34007, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little museum to visit on the island. Its small but its full of interesting information and most of it is also translated into English. The staff are really friendly and even gave me a lemon that had fallen off the tree.

Thank Embers78
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I arrived after closing time and the Director not only let me in (unusual in Greece) but he gave me a tour himself on the two rooms. I was the only tourist there. Some items up to 5000 years old impressed me and made me...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

If in the neighbourhood, visit this museum and the nearby Faltaits, It has some interesting objects and the ceiling is very original.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

As I was there out of season, I was able to ask questions about different exhibits. It has a lovely outside area.

Thank Alexandra006
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This small museum will let you travel by mind within centuries as it represents the history of Skyros Island within milleniums starting from prohestorical times until late byzantine period.

Thank iatya01
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Interesting insight into bygone years,definitely worth a visit while staying on Skyros. Also a nice little area to where to buy Skyrian art.

Thank johnrose54
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I visited this museum in 1997,while I was on the Island studying with the English playwright Nell Dunn, who lives in London. She was a magnificent writing teacher who wrote Poor Cow, Up the Junction and Cancer Tales,among others. It was a glorious time In...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is one of the smallest archeological museums i have ever visited. But is well organised and the lady there very willing to explain i think the most interesting was the representation of the traditional skyrian house

Thank Marina T
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It's the first time I'm so obsessed and mesmerized by a museum (I generally love to go to museums - but this was even better). The museum represented not only the ancient side of Skyros - dating 5.000 years ago, but also the traditional side...More

Thank nikolleta94
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Small but perfectly formed. Beautiful views from this little museum. Really interesting collection of artefacts including lots of gorgeous pottery from the big bronze age excavation at Palamira and from down on the beach at Magazia. Also a little replica inside of a traditional Skyrian...More

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