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New Archaeological Museum Mytilene

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Amazing mosaic floors

The best exhibits are mosaic floors from two ancient Mytilene villas. The statuary is mostly... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Kamilla J
via mobile
you can find interesting information about the island and its great history in here!

you can find interesting information about the island and its great history in here! there are... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Apostolidou G
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Kilkis, Greece
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8is Noemvriou, Mytilene, Greece
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

The best exhibits are mosaic floors from two ancient Mytilene villas. The statuary is mostly partial and not nearly as interesting. Their temporary exhibits seem to be interesting in general, I missed the Gastronomy in Antiquity but was able to enjoy Lesvian ceramics through the...More

2  Thank Kamilla J
Reviewed 3 January 2018

you can find interesting information about the island and its great history in here! there are great frescos and mosaics worth seeing up-close-definitely a must!

1  Thank Apostolidou G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This comparatively small museum houses a wealth of interesting artefacts, but the mosaic floors are fabulous! Very impressive.

1  Thank paulZ7479LA
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was mostly interested in the mosaic floors, but the entire museum is clean, well sign posted and very interesting. All signage is in Greek and English with lots of information and history. Marble statues, history of food and eating habits with cooking utensils, interesting...More

Thank TriciaK2
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The mosaics on display in the museum a really worth a visit. Of course, there are some other finds on display, but the mosaics are the real attraction. If you have just been to the National Museum in Athens, please bear in mind that Lesvos...More

Thank Sebastian R
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The small museum costs 4 Euro and well worth it, several rooms with mosaics from Mytilene of exceptional quality. Several small sculptures and small beads and some pottery, but the reason for the visit are the mosaics.

Thank rickuk56
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Our family stopped in for a brief visit. Upon entering, we paid for our tickets and started walking through the museum. We were immediately followed from room to room by an older woman. We thought she was their the answer questions, but soon realized she...More

Thank mcofl
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Realy it worths a visit especially for history lovers it also entails wonderful guides and beautiful mosaics for whose it is realy famous

Thank john p
Reviewed 24 November 2015

I put this museum on par with any archeological museum in Greece. It may not have a great deal of holdings but those it has are presented beautifully and in a way which respects the way they were probably experienced by those who saw these...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great for the mosaics. Unfortunately no A/C, so concentration levels fade, not helped by the hawk-like shadow of an unfriendly gallery assistant that accompanies you to switch on/off lights!

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