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National Archaeological Museum

Patision 44, Athens 106 82, Greece
+30 21 3214 4800
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Patision 44, Athens 106 82, Greece
+30 21 3214 4800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the more traditional museum with a wide range of artifacts compared to the new Acropolis Museum that primarily covers the Parthenon. There was a nice special exhibit up with an Odyssey theme of artifacts recovered from the sea or Poseidon related. The permanent...More

1  Thank stl1000
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful exhibits, worth visiting. However many of the exhibits were closed to the public. We were told that the museum is poorly funded. We could not even buy an English book guide in the very small bookstore. We visited in a non touristic period ,...More

Thank Abe c
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most of the important artifacts are here, as they were sent to this central spot by Archaeologists. At various sites around Greece, you will see reproductions of what was found there (there are some exceptions, of course). Wonderful museum, plenty to see. very few tourists...More

Thank howho
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic exhibits. We loved touring the statues in a timeline from the beginning of Athens through the end of Romes rule. It was amazing to see the incredible the evolution in the craftsmans skill. Well worth a visit even if you have been to the...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spend 30 minutes before you go to understand the special pieces that are there, otherwise it's just another museum. If you have some background of the sculptures, you will be blown away when you see them in person (I guess that true with any museum.)...More

Thank jnyberg
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful well laid out building but it's huge, the sculptures are never ending and many are so lifelike you can even see the veins in the legs. The Posidon room was amazing as were so many of the exhibits there was just so much to...More

Thank _jennyjones55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum with many displays loaded with treasures. Easy to walk around. Centrally located. Very friendly staff and very helpful. Impressive array of artifacts from ancient times. Be prepared to stay a long time. Very modern and loaded with information anywhere you look.

Thank Luis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A highlight of my trip to Athens - if you like museums! I went on a Sunday - admission free. You need at least half a day to marvel at the range of artefacts on display. A garden cafeteria on the ground floor is an...More

Thank Haz M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to this amazing museum. It houses a very comprehensive collection of ancient artifacts range from gold to glass, in sizes ranging to small beads to larger than life statues in marble and bronze. They even have a couple of 2,400...More

Thank Tazbeaux
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outside to the north of Athens city centre, we came to one of the most important and MUST SEE museum. This is a big museum as it has got much more displays than the Acropolis museum. It has packed with the most famous and extraordinary...More

1  Thank Snowbell23514
Exarchia is in many ways Athens’ best-kept secret,
discovered by relatively few international visitors.
Located behind the main University and Polytechnic
buildings, it is unsurprisingly home to many students,
intellectuals and politicos. This is reflected in the
area’s vibrant street art and graffiti, which seems to
cover almost every inch of wall space. Some of the
best Athenian tavernas are located here, as well as
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Nicole H
5 November 2017|
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Response from Andy C | Reviewed this property |
A whole day or two half days if you can’t handle a whole day in a museum.
Miki R
3 August 2017|
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Response from mpm1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Miki, Please excuse delay in getting my answer. I am pretty certain that tickets are unavailable for online purchase. However, unbelievably, not as many people as you would think make this a 'must-do' in... More
23 July 2017|
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Response from tarjak2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can - and actually have to - leave your big belongings to a cloackroom. I guess it's the same with luggages!