The New Acropolis Museum


The new Acropolis Museum was designed with two objectives: the first was to offer the best conditions for the exhibition of its exhibits and secondly to be a Museum that welcomes and befriends its visitors. A walk through its galleries is a walk through history – between the masterpieces of the Archaic and Classical periods, but also in the ancient neighbourhoods of Athens. The Museum offers many opportunities for rest and recreation, as well as a visitor friendly environment for some of the most emblematic works of antiquity. For more information, please visit


A great number of museums operate throughout the country. More than 207 are state-run or supervised by the Culture and 107 are privately owned. Most state –run museums are open weekdays except Monday.
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Here is a small list of Archaeological Sites, Monuments, Museums and Galleries are only some of the places of interest worth visiting in Athens:

  • The Acropolis of Athens
  • The Temple of Parthenon
  • Hadrian’s Library
  • The Roman Agora
  • Lysicrates Monument
  • Panathinaic Stadium
  • Hadrians’ Arch
  • Kallimarmaro Stadium
  • The Pnyx
  • Philopappos Hill
  • Kerameikos
  • National Archaeological Museum
  • Acropolis Museum
  • Byzantine Museum
  • Museum of Cycladic Art
  • Municipal Gallery of Athens
  • Museum of the Ancient Agora (Stoa of Attalos)

and many more….