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  • Address: Patision 44
  • Hours: Monday: 1:30pm - 8:00pm Tuesday-Sunday: 8:30am - 3:00pm
  • Admission: Adult: 7 euros; Reduced: 3 euros

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National Archeological Museum

One of the world's great museums, Athens’ National Archaeological Museum houses the most important finds from antiquity unearthed from the many archaeological sites scattered throughout Greece.

A visit to the National Archaeological Museum provides the ultimate overview of Greek history and art, underscoring their influence on Western civilization. The scores of exhibits range from prehistory through to late antiquity.

Highlights include glittering artifacts from Mycenae, spectacular Minoan frescos from Santorini, and intricate Cycladic figurines.

There are objects excavated from Troy, Neolithic ceramics, marble sculptures from the Aegean islands, jewelry and weapons, and mummies and statues from ancient Egypt.

Practical Info

The gift shop sells good-quality replicas of the famous artworks and artifacts, making superb souvenirs. Guided tours and self-guided audio guides ensure that none of the museum’s many highlights are missed.

Tours & Tickets

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Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Reviews

Visit one of the world's great museums, the National Archaeological Museum of Athens on this three-hour private walking tour. The museum houses the most ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.25

Private Athens Art Tour: National Archaeological Museum and Byzantine and Christian Museum

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 1 Reviews

Learn about Greek art and history on a private half-day tour of two must-visit Athens museums: Byzantine and Christian Museum and the National Archaeological ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.87

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