Acropolis Museum

Athens, Greece

The Acropolis Museum, opened in 2009, focuses on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. It also lies over the ruins of a part of Roman and early Byzantine Athens. Nearly 4,000 objects are exhibited over an area of 14,000 square metres.

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Founded: 2009
Category: Museums in Greece

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anvam82 (17 months ago)
A must visit museum for everyone! It's not too big so it's easy to browse through all the exhibits. The experience gets much better if you choose one of the guided tours. The guides are well informed and very friendly.
Oliver H (18 months ago)
The museum is incredible and there's no denying the fascinating ancient sculptors and the overwhelming amounts of history. I just feel more interactive and visual explanations off all the history would be very fitting and help the experience furthermore. I am so interested in learning about all the history and as a visual learner that would of further helped that! Overall definitely go and enjoy a coffee on the balcony
Yaniv Berman (18 months ago)
This museum is just perfect. Very interesting and compelling architecture, not too big, very focused. Tells the story of the Acropolis with the display and the short film. You can enjoy the place for an hour or two and still have strengths to visit the real thing up the road. Very friendly for children, and the tickets line is not so terrible. Highly recommended for understanding the story of this amazing place.
John T.L Hulstine (18 months ago)
This museum has a great and expansive exhibition of statuary taken from the Acropolis. The museum is modern in design ,and in my opinion the inside of the museum is wonderful, with see through floors which allow for a unique experience. The layout of the museum provides plenty of light and space to enjoy each piece in the gallery. I would definitely recommend a trip here if you plan to see the Acropolis while in Athens. It provides valuable insight to how lavish it's decorations were.
Laura Senior (18 months ago)
Really stunning. Beautifully laid out and the statues are incredible. Better still, I got in for half price being over 65. One of the few plus factors of being older. Although quite a lot people there, it never felt crowded as the building is huge. Definitely worth a visit!
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