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Welcome to National Archaeological Museum

National Archaeological Museum

This is the largest and most popular of Athens' many museums, and is usually very crowded. Its vast collection includes treasures unearthed from Mycenae by Heinrich Schliemann; a staggering array of sculpture including the earliest known Greek figurines dating from around 2000 BC; frescoes from the volcanic island of Santorini; and so much more that it is recommended visitors make several visits to absorb it all. There is a gift shop and cafe for visitors to relax in if they get tired.

Information & Facts

Patission 44 Street
EUR7 (adults); EUR3 (concessions). From November to March, Sundays are free.
Greek is the national language, but English is widely spoken.

The Euro (EUR) is the official currency, divided into 100 cents. Banks and bureaux de change are widely available and travellers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted. ATMs are widespread and are generally the cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining euros.

Opening Times
Tuesday to Sunday 8am-7pm. Monday 1:30am-8pm.
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