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A small archaeological museum dedicated to the history of the Marathon plain with finds from local burials, rare statues of Egyptian gods, and the remains of the Marathon column marking the famous battle between the Athenians and the Persians. There are some very nice kouri...More
We cycled there from the coast and we loved this great little museum with fascinating displays. The staff then took us to the adjacent building protecting circle tombs belonging to an ancient cemetery. Surprisingly we were the only visitors at the time.
I drove on some really dreadful roads through disreputable looking neighbourhoods to the Marathon Museum some 7 kms away from the mound. It proved to be a fascinating place because - there were the statues from the Sanctuary of the Egyptian Gods I saw some...More
This place is a little of the track but provides a wonderful view into days gone by. It is a kaleidoscope of short human stories. In 1969 when searching for water they discovered a cove which in turn led to a tomb. As a result...More
We stumbled upon this wonderful little museum and we are so glad we did. The curator Marilaina gave us a guided tour and we were enthralled by the amount of knowledge this lady had about the artifacts. She also brought us to the Tumulus on...More
Very nice newer looking museum with artifacts from nearby battlefields. Tells the story of the battle and shows the remains of the trophy that was erected. Also included is an excavation site that you can walk over.
The museum is really compact but really packed with beautifully presented local artefacts with clear explanations.
It showcases so well the local history and wealth of culture which Marathon has to offer.
Some artefacts were excavated during the oreparations for the olympic rowing centre nearby.