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National Archaeological Museum

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Reviewed yesterday

If you're interested in Greek history at all, you must visit this place. From the golden death mask of Agamemnon to the Antikythera Mechanism, it's all there. No disappointments here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MaritimesGuy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is the most rich museum in Greece and the one with very famous masterpieces exposed. Watching certain pieces I have studied about in high school I got (and I'm not kidding) goosebumps. It is indeed the best place in Athens I ever been concerning...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dinop416
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Why have special exhibitions if they are inaccessible? Why not mention on your website that half the museum is mostly closed in winter? Why not even tell your staff on which days which rooms will be open? "We don't have the staff," said one guard....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stevenm00001
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the National Archaeological Museum on our first day in Athens to get an early insight into the ancient history of Greece. The museum is extremely large with a huge range of fabulous archaeological finds from sites across the country. We only had two...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sunseeker2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told this was the best museum in Greece so we went there. It is well organized and has an unbelievable collection of artifacts. I was especially delighted when I found an ancient bee smoker on display as I am a beekeeper. I shared...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nomad788759
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a traveller in a country with a great history the national archeaelogical museum is a must see.dont miss it

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rastadinos
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole history of Ancient Greece is there! From the prehistoric years to the classical era and the Roman conquest. A real must! Much more interesting than the "fashionable" Acropolis Museum! Area around is a bit dodgy!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Petros80
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used a prerecorded audio guide to get the most out of our time there. Allow at least two hours. Must see are the treasures of Mycenae!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank randijim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is huge and you need a few hours to see the whole thing but it has a cafeteria inside where you can have a break once in a while. The price was fair as we paid 10 euros for two adults.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank N26ALrobertm
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest museum in Greece and there are plenty of marble and bronze statues, pottery, gold, and ancient artifacts. There are three levels to the museum. In the basement, there is a cafe, a museum shop, and the washrooms. The bulk of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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6 October 2018|
Response from Leah K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
6 October 2018|
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Response from Alireza123 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Maria, Yes there is a free clock room just next to the Reception that you will buy your ticket.
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Response from Tommaso N | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure sorry!