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National Archaeological Museum

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Byzantine Museum

Both are recommended by professional travelers. On balance, National Archaeological Museum is preferred by most professionals compared to Byzantine Museum. National Archaeological Museum has a TripExpert Score of 97 with recommendations from 9 sources such as Afar Magazine, Travel + Leisure and Michelin Guide.

Both are recommended by professional travelers. On balance, National Archaeological Museum is preferred by most professionals compared to Byzantine Museum. National Archaeological Museum has a TripExpert Score of 97 with recommendations from 9 sources such as Afar Magazine, Travel + Leisure and Michelin Guide.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Athens
location

Patission 44, Athens 10682, Greece

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 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 →

  • 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 →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Lavrio's small archaeological museum holds finds from the area, some dating to 5000 BC. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Admire the famous golden mask of Agamemnon... the Poseidon from the Artemision region, the Eleusis relief and the huge statue of Poseidon of Milo! Full Review →

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86
#8 in Athens

Leoforos Vas. Sofias 22, Athens, Greece

  • 4 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    One of the few museums in Europe focusing exclusively on Byzantine art displays an outstanding collection of icons, mosaics, tapestries, and sculptural fragments. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    Here you'll find Greece's largest collection of icons—which are paintings, usually of the Holy Family and saints, characteristically done on wood. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    This outstanding museum... presents a priceless collection of Christian art from the 3rd to 20th centuries. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    An inspired museum laid out along modern didactic lines. Full Review →

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