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Archaeological Museum of Epidaurus

Last Update: Apr 2014
Museum, Cultural heritage ASKLEPIEION OF EPIDAURUS , ARGOLIS , GREECE
Preserved architectural parts from the buildings of Asklepieion
(Est. 1897)
Tel.: +30 27530 22009, 22666 , Fax: +30 27530 22009, 23234
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Opening hours:
01Nov - 31Mar Tue-Sun, 0800-1530
01Apr - 31Oct Mon, 1300-2000
01Apr - 31Oct Tue-Sun, 0800-2000
  The museum is located in the archaeological site of the sanctuary of Asclepius. It hosts architectural parts from the temple and the buildings of the shrine, as well as inscribed columns and pedestals, altars, bronze medical equipment, sculpted votive offerings and tablets, representations of the Asclepius temple (4th c. BC), and sections of the Tholos. The museum was built by P. Kavadias during the period 1902-1909. More wings were constructed in time to house the sculptures, the pottery and the collection of inscriptions that came progressively came to light during the excavations on the site.
  Some of the most important exhibits include:
•Side section of the Propylaea of the Asclepius temple
•Entablature of the Asclepius and Artemis temple
•Bronze medical equipment
•Statue of Asclepius
•Headless female statue

Executives & Departments

  • Archaeological service:, Tel.: 27520 25063, 27520 27502, Fax: 27520 24690, E-mail: depka@culture.gr
    4th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Syntagmatos Sq., 211 00 Nafplio

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Museum • Archaeological Museum
Visiting Information • Fixed hours (Admission fee)
Museum exhibits • Tools • Statues (Marble)• Inscriptions • Reliefs • Antefix-acroterion • Architectural sculptures
Periods of the exhibits • Archaic period, 700-480 BC • Classical period, 480-323 BC • Hellenistic period, 323-31 BC • Roman period, 31 BC-AD 324

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