Where Athens history meets the world

If you want to start exploring Athens’ past from somewhere, this is the place. Located in Patission street, the National archaeological museum, national treasure for Greeks, promises something unique, to travel its guest around ancient Greece’s timeline, with the most discussed items, such as Antikythera mechanism, statue of Zeus, and many more items.


Nobody can realise the importance of this museums, besides the sensitive and modern Athens’ visitor.


Where: 44 Patission Street, Athens 10682, call +302132144862

Opening hours (three periods)

November 1st – February 28th:
Monday: 13:00 – 20:00 and Tuesday – Sunday: 08:30 – 15:30

March 1st – March 31st:
Tuesday: 13:00 – 20:00 and Wednesday  – Monday: 08:30 – 16:00

From April 1st until October 31st:
Tuesday: 13:00 – 20:00 and Wednesday – Monday: 08:00 – 20:00

Closed on 25 – 26 December, 1 January, 25 March, Orthodox Easter Sunday and 1 May.

Admission fee

10€ (From April 1st until October 31st)
5 (From November 1st until March 31st)

Three day Special ticket package:
Full: 15 , Reduced: 8
Valid for: National Archaeological Museum, Epigraphic Museum, Numismatic Museum and Byzantine Museum of Athens.


One more related to Classical Athens is Piraeus museum.