National Archaeological Museum - details and images

The museum is located in an imposing neoclassical building at the end of sec. Nineteenth century. Huge space of the exhibition is held in many galleries on each of the five floors on an area of 8,000 square meters: Prehistoric Collection, which includes works of the great civilizations of the six millennium BC and 1050 BC until ( Neolithic Cycladic Era, Era Miceneana) Greek sculpture collection includes sculptures VII-V century BC, Collection of Small Vessels and Objects contains representative works of ancient Greek pottery dating from the eleventh century BC until Romanian period, collection of statues includes many fundamental metallurgical and Egyptian and Near Eastern collection includes works since 5000 in BC until the Roman conquest.

The museum also holds an impressive archive of photographs and a library of publications and a rare, being enriched with new upgrades that can help researchers in their findings. Also, the museum holds the conservation and modern laboratories for metals, ceramics, stone and organic material, a color workshop, a photography lab and a chemistry lab.

The museum organizes temporary exhibits, a lecture hall for archaeological material and one of the largest stores of Archaeological Discoveries Fund.
National Archaeological Museum is visited annually by thousands of tourists. Besides exposing his treasures, bringing exhibits temporary exhibitions both in Greece and beyond.

Also, the National Archeological Museum is working as a research center for scientists and students from around the world and participate in various educational programs. A special feature is that the museum offers guides for people with hearing problems.

National Archaeological Museum can be visited every day between 08.00-19.30 hours Monday when it's less open between 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (closed on January 1st, March 25, Easter Sunday, May 1 and December 25.26 )

Entry fee to the National Archaeological Museum is 7 EUR

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Metro: Line 1 or 2 (Omonia station)

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