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A unique mix of historic Athens and modern day Mediterranean culture

Athens, which sprawls well beyond its official limits, is unlike any other European capital. Home to roughly one-third of the Greek population, its fabric has been woven by successive waves of migrants – initially from the Greek provinces, today from abroad – since it was established in the 11th century B.C. The Greek capital may exhibit all the characteristics of a big city but at heart it remains a small town.

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National Archaeological Museum

National Archaeological Museum

Famous A world class archaeological collection

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Even if you’re not into history, you can’t help but be dazzled by this world-class collection. The pieces are so well preserved and beautifully curated. You’ll be amazed to see so many items that people used, wore, and enjoyed thousands of years ago–a true and tangible peek into human history.

A world class archaeological collection

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The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art.

The time span covered by the magnificent National Archaeological museum is mind blowing. From Neolithic artifacts to treasures from the golden age of Greek history and beyond, there is plenty to see that children and adults will be inspired by.

National Archaeological Museum
28is Oktovriou 44, Athina 106 82, Greece, 10682 Athens
Phone
+30 210 8217724
Email
eam@culture.gr
Website
www.namuseum.gr/
Hours
Apr-15 Oct 1-7.30pm Mon; 8am-7.30pm Tue-Sun. 16 Oct-Mar 10.30am-5pm Mon; 8.30am-3pm Tue-Sun; 8.30am-3pm holidays.