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National Archaeological Museum and its collection

National Archaeological Museum

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece. With more than 11,000 exhibits, the museum has one of the greatest collections of ancient Greek sculptures and pottery in the world. Inside, you can see artefacts that are 9,000 years old, as well as artworks from the Greek Golden Age. All are organized into 5 large sections, from sculptures to metallurgy. The majority of the collections comes from Greece, but you can also find an exhibition devoted to Egypt and Cyprus here. Highlights in the museum include a golden mask found in the grave of king Agamemnon and the Antikythera, the oldest computer.

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National Archaeological Museum
28is Oktovriou 44
10682 Athens

Visitor information National Archaeological Museum

Opening hours

November 1st – April 12th:
Tuesday: 13:00 – 20:00
From Wednesday until Monday: 08:30 – 16:00

From April 13th until October 31st:
Tuesday: 12:30 – 20:00
From Wednesday until Monday: 08:00 – 20:00

Closed on 25 – 26 December, 1 January, 25 March, Orthodox Easter Sunday and 1 May.


From April 1st until October 31st: 10€
From November 1st until March 31st: 5€


Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

28is Oktovriou 44, Athens

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