The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

National Archaeological Museum, Athens

Archäologisches Nationalmuseum Athen

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens maintains some of the most important Greek masterpieces from a variety of archaeological locations in Greece. Considered one of the greatest museums in the world, it contains a splendid collection of artifacts from prehistory to late antiquity.

The masterpieces from the National Archaeological Museum include:

Further information about the National Archaeological Museum is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   National Archaeological Museum
  • City:                       Athens
  • Established:       1829
  • Type:                     Art and Archaeological Museums


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