Archaeological Museum of Milos, Plaka

Museum in Milos

Among this museum's exhibits, you can find a replica of world-famous Aphrodite of Milos. It stays open until 22:00 during summer months.

The front side and the main entrance of the Archaeological Museum of Milos in Plaka.
photo: Zde / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Archaeological Museum of Milos is located in the capital of the island called Plaka and more specifically, at the main square of the settlement.

What are the exhibits of the Archaeological Museum of Milos?

The museum exhibits include mainly prehistoric finds with finds from the ancient city of Fylakopis, but also various other findings dating from the geometric, archaic, classical, and Hellenistic period, deriving from excavations of Klima settlement, which was the center of the island.

The most significant and interesting exhibits of the museum are:

  • the copy of the statue of Aphrodite of Milos in the first room
  • a small collection of marble Early Cycladic figurines with the famous "Lady of Prison" in the second room
  • the Roman works of the third room
  • the marble plates with the archaic alphabet in the fourth room

About Archaeological Museum of Milos, Plaka

Last updated: 5 May 2021

Location
address Plaka, Milos, 848 00, Greece
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