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National Archaeological Museum, Athens

National Archaeological Museum - Athens, Greece
National Archaeological Museum
Patission 44, Athens, Greece 10682Map
+30 210 821 7717
Neighborhood: Moussio
Overview

Dating back to 1889, this majestic building houses one of the world's greatest museums. The Cycladic idols, 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 BCE, which is considered to be the world's oldest computer. A section of the museum also contains exhibits from Ancient Egypt.

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National Archaeological Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday from 12:30 PM to 07:00 PM, Tuesday to Friday from 08:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 08:30 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Metro Line 1: Omonia Station, Victoria Station
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