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National Archaeological Museum

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Acropolis Museum

National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum are both rated highly by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, National Archaeological Museum is the choice of most reviewers compared to Acropolis Museum. National Archaeological Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 9 reviewers including Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure and Frommer's.

National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum are both rated highly by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, National Archaeological Museum is the choice of most reviewers compared to Acropolis Museum. National Archaeological Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 9 reviewers including Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure and Frommer's.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Athens
location

Patission 44, Athens 10682, Greece

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    If you're traveling to Athens because you're interested in the ancient sites, this is a must see place. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Artistic highlights from every period of its ancient civilization, from Neolithic to Roman times, make this a treasure trove beyond compare. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Most people head straight into the Mycenaean gallery, with its stunning gold masks, cups, dishes, and jewelry unearthed from the site of Mycenae by Heinrich Schliemann in 1876. Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    With its enormous collection of Greek (and some Egyptian!) art, there’s no shortage of muscular frames and nude bods here. Oh, and some great art as well. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    One of the world’s most important museums, the National Archaeological Museum houses the world's finest collection of Greek antiquities. Full Review →

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97
#2 in Athens

Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Makrigianni District, Athens 11742, Greece

  • 8 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    One of my most wondrous experiences was a year or two ago at the Acropolis Museum, which is devoted to archaeology. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The Acropolis Museum nods to the fabled ancient hill above it but speaks... in a contemporary architectural language. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Designed by Bernard Tschumi (and Michalis Fotiadis), the 21,000-sq.-m (226,000-sq.-ft.) glass-and-concrete museum is stunning. Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    The first floor of the museum is dedicated mainly to beautiful works of pottery and other votive offerings to the slopes of the Acropolis. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The imposing modernist building brings together the surviving treasures... including items formerly held in other museums or storage, as well as pieces returned from foreign museums. Full Review →

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