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redsoxdw_

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I am thinking of retiring to Greece. Right now, I suspect it will be on Corfu, but I haven't quite decided. I will be visiting Greece next year to get a feel for things.

When I go, I want to make sure I visit some of the best Archaeological museums I can find - because learning about Ancient Greek History is one of my favorite things.

Here is my list -please let me know if I forget anything!

** The museum at the Acropolis.

** Archaeological Museum in Heraklion

** The one in Thessaloniki

** Archaeological Museum of Corfu

Did I miss any that I absolutely should see during my trip? I'll be about a month in Greece, so I should have time.
 

Vangelis

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There are two museums you should see as a minimum in Athens. One of them you mentioned, the Acropolis Museum and the other is the National Archaeological Museum. This is the largest museum for archaeological artifacts in Greece and is a must-see. There are other museums like the Benaki Museum which has more Byzantine and Ottoman history. There is also the museum of ancient inventions - I can't remember the name exactly - but this is interesting if you are into inventions.

I am also planning to retire in Greece and have bought an apartment in Athens to retire to. Good luck with your scoping and investigation of where and how to retire - this is an enjoyable process. I hope it all works out well!
 
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k_tsoukalas

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You guys both put together some great lists! I love the museum in Heraklion, Crete because I was enamored with the jewelry. Some of those Minoan treasures I would totally wear - I found it to be inspiring, even though I don't make jewelry. I love it when I find a bit of history or archaeology that I can personalize and give a special meaning to my own life.
 

Best Archaeological Museums in Greece?

I am thinking of retiring to Greece. Right now, I suspect it will be on Corfu, but I haven't quite decided. I will be visiting Greece next year to get a feel for things.

When I go, I want to make sure I visit some of the best Archaeological museums I can find - because learning about Ancient Greek History is one of my favorite things.

Here is my list -please let me know if I forget anything!

** The museum at the Acropolis.

** Archaeological Museum in Heraklion

** The one in Thessaloniki

** Archaeological Museum of Corfu

Did I miss any that I absolutely should see during my trip? I'll be about a month in Greece, so I should have time.

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