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Hidden museum, had a little trouble finding it, walked from the cruise terminal. Had been to Athens before, so I wanted to stay in Piraeus. Nice walking neighborhood. Only 4 Euros to get in and the best thing, super cool A/C and no crowds!
It is a long walk or a bus ride from the metro.
This museum has some interesting ancient exhibits including some large gravestones. Also good information on the history of this port town.
There were guards inside who tend to follow you around quite obviously....More
The museum is a must if you are interested in archaeological monuments. It has lovely collections and some of the pieces are very famous like the 2 colossal bronze statues of Athena of Piraeus and Artemis which were accidentally found together in 1959 near the...More
Unknown to the broad public, but full of unique and rare exhibits. Among them stand out four stunning bronze statues (two of Artemis, one of Athena and one of Apollo, which is the only surviving example of a bronze kouros and dates to the 6th...More
With the Athens Archeological Museum being so close, I had pretty low expectations for this small museum; but the reviews on it were pretty good. I figured that it was probably worth the 4€ cost. Upon entering, I was greeted by one of the original...More
I came here and spent an hour but could have spent 3 or 4 the historic pieces they have there are outstanding and blew my mind, will come back when I have more time the statues are particularly well preserved!
Guy working the ticket counter wouldn't get off the phone when I arrived. I waited and paid the 4 euro entrance fee each of us, only to be approached later by the same person. he asked to see my ticket and proceed to demanded 2...More