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National Archaeological Museum
National Archaeological Museum
Practical Information
The easiest way to get there is to start from Omonia Square (there is a metro station) and from Panepistimiou Street, turn left to October the 8th Street (otherwise known as Patission Street) and keep on walking toward north; it will take less than 10 min walk. It is about the same distance from Victoria metro station.
For the entrance charge, opening time, closing days, see this page of the Greek Ministry of Culture website. Note that it has different opening hours for the summer and the winter.

The Neo-Classical building was realised by the donation of land from Eleni Tositsa and of fund from Dimitrios Varnadakis as well as from the Greek government. The construction started in 1866 and completed in 1889. The collection is comprised of ancient - from prehistoric to Roman - arts and articrafts from all over Greece.


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