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Renowned as one of the world's most significant museums, the Naxos Archaeological Museum holds a treasure trove of historical artifacts. It offers a captivating journey through time, showcasing the remarkable cultural heritage of Naxos and the Cyclades.

Among its prized exhibits, the museum boasts the renowned marble Cycladic figurines, which date back to 3,200 BC. These figurines are not only of great historical importance but also possess a unique charm that captivates visitors. Additionally, the museum showcases an impressive collection of vases from the Mycenaean and Hellenistic periods, displaying exquisite craftsmanship and artistic mastery.

The museum's exhibits encompass a wide range of artifacts, including both works of art and everyday objects. Spanning from the 5th century BC to the 5th century AD, these treasures shed light on the rich history of Naxos and the Cyclades, unveiling the stories of ancient civilizations that once thrived in the region.

Situated within the Castle of Naxos, the Archaeological Museum is housed in the historic building that once served as the island's Commercial School. Since 1973, it has provided a fitting backdrop for the museum's invaluable collection, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the island's vibrant past.

While undergoing renovations, a temporary exhibition can be found on the ground floor of the Ursuline School, adjacent to the archaeological museum. This smaller exhibition offers a glimpse into the rich history and culture of Naxos.

A visit to the Naxos Archaeological Museum promises an enlightening and awe-inspiring experience. Delve into the ancient world, marvel at the masterpieces of the past, and gain a deeper understanding of the rich heritage that has shaped the island and the Cycladic civilization as a whole.

 

 

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