National Archeological Museum
This museum, one of the greatest in the world, is a must-see if you care for history and archeology. The Cycladic idols, the impressive collection of vases, the tall Kouros statues and the splendid classical sculptures stand out for their beauty. Among the most popular exhibits is the 3,600-year-old gold mask of Agamemnon. There is even an ancient device from the first century BC, which is considered to be the world’s oldest computer. A section of the museum also contains exhibits from Ancient Egypt.
The museum is housed in a nice neoclassical building, in an area that is rundown these last years. Don’t let this stop you from visiting this beautiful museum!
Address: 44, 28th Oktovriou St. (also known as Patission St.), Τ.Κ. 10682,
Phone: +30 213 214 4800, +30 213 214 5891
Entrance: 7 euros, reduced: 3 euros.
Opening hours: Monday: 13:00-20:00
How to get there?
From Omonia metro station, take the exit Panepestimiou and walk 100 meters to find on your left the 28th Oktovriou St. After about 7 minutes walk, the museum will be on your left hand.
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