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The eclectic collection of the archaeological museum reflects Laconia's turbulent history and is worth an hour to see Neolithic pottery; jewels and tools excavated from the Alepotrypa cave; Mycenaean tomb finds; bright 4th- and 5th-century Roman mosaics; and objects from Sparta. Most characteristic of Spartan art are the bas-reliefs with deities and heroes; note the one depicting a seated couple bearing gifts who are framed by a snake (540 BC).

    Contact Information

  • Address: Ayios Nikonos between Dafnou and Evangelistria, Sparta, 23100
  • Phone: 27310/21516
  • Cost: €2
  • Hours: Daily 8:30–3
  • Website:
  • Location: Sparta
Updated: 05-18-2011

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