Aegean Maritime Museum, Mykonos Town

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Established to preserve and present Greek maritime history, Aegean Maritime Museum occupies a 19th-century building in the center of Mykonos Town. Ancient navigational instruments, model ships, and antique maps tell the story of the country's nautical past, transporting visitors to a time when Greek sailors explored and conquered distant corners of the world. Outside, a small museum garden displays larger artifacts, including reproductions of marble gravestones of sailors lost at sea. A large lighthouse also stands here, reminding visitors of the importance such structures held long before the invention of satellite navigation systems. Put Aegean Maritime Museum into our Mykonos Town tour itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It's a tiny Museum, can see everything in 1 hour or less, but it's pretty interesting. There are miniature replicas of the 16 century BC boats until hj
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  • Opened 15 minutes late, not a word of apology. Small museum, mostly model ships. A few ancient artifacts. Spent 30 minutes and saw everything there. You can decide if 30 minutes is worth the admission...  more »
  • The Museum is located in the country, is small but well-kept. The exhibits are interesting to the maritime history of the Aegean!
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  • Interesting collection of ship models, coins, and nautical related items. A neat feature is the garden out back dominated by the lighthouse top.
  • Small but very interesting collection
  • A really cool place
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