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National Archaeological Museum

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Reviewed 2 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
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Reviewed 3 days 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
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Reviewed 3 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is stunning place and up there as one of the world's most important museums. Don't forget to take a rest in the sunken garden where the cafe is.

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

Enjoyed history and mostly the video, our tour guide Fotis Korillis from Athens Private Tours recommended on third floor. Enjoyed having tea on second floor relaxing yet still taking in all artifacts just seen. Amazing 100 percent.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 803conniec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a reason why this museum is listed as one of the top museum's of the world! Absolutely amazing! Easy to spend a few hours, taking in all the artifacts and education that goes with them! Make sure you bring your camera, so that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Exarchia
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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Hello Maria, Yes there is a free clock room just next to the Reception that you will buy your ticket.
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