Top 5 Museums in Athens

A Quick glance in the Top 5 Museums

Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis, the museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes. It has a total area of 25,000 square meters, with exhibition space of over 14,000 square meters, ten times more than the old museum of the Hill of the Acropolis and its building is a modern one covered mostly with glass that allows the natural sunlight to lighten the statues, overall the new museum offers all the amenities expected in an international museum of the 21st century
Address: 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou, 11742 Athens
Admission: 5 euros
How to get there? The museum is next to Acropolis Metro station
Opening Hours: 1 April-31 Oct: Monday 8:00 a.m-4.00 pm Tuesday to Sunday 8.00 a.m-8.00pm
Friday 8.00 a.m-10.00 p.m
1 Nov-31 Mar Monday to Thursday 9.00 a.m-5.00 p.m Friday 9.00 a.m- 10.00 p.m
Saturday and Sunday 9.00 a.m- 8.00 p.m
Closed: 1 January, Easter Sunday&Easter Monday, 1 May, 25 and 26 December

National Archaological Museum is the largest museum of Athens and one of the world’s greatest although its original purpose was to secure all the finds from the nineteenth century excavations in and around Athens, it gradually became the central National Archaeological Museum and was enriched with finds from all over Greece. The exhibits cover a large chronological and geographical span offering to the visitor a sample from many different periods and places
Address: 44, 28is Oktovriou, 10682 Athens
Admission: 7 euros
How to get there? Trolley buses (2,4) stop to politechnio station or you could stop to Omonia Metro station or Victoria(Electric Railway Station) and from there on foot
Opening Hours: Monday 13:00-20.00 Tuesday-Sunday 08:00-19:00

Cycladic Art Museum is dedicated to the study and promotion of ancient cultures of the Aegean and Cyprus, with special emphasis on Cycladic Art of the 3rd millennium BC. The museum was founded in 1986 in order to house the collection of Cycladic and Ancient Greek art belonging to Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris, the couple collected Greek antiquities, with special interest in the prehistoric art from the Cyclades islands and the Aegean Sea
Address: 4 Neofytou Douka, 10674 Athens
Admission: Monday 3.5 Euros and the rest days 7 euros
How to get there? Trolley buses (3,7,13) / Buses(A6,A7,200,203,204,220,221,224,235,408,608,622) 
or you could stop to metro stations of Evagelismos/Syntagma and then on foot
Opening Hours:Closed on Tuesday  /  Monday-Wednesday-Friday-Saturday 10:00-17:00 Thursday 10:00-20:00 Sunday:11:00-17:00 

Benaki Museum ranks among the major institutions that have enriched the material assets of the Greek state.It houses Greek works of art from the prehistorical to the modern times, it has an extensive collection of Asian arts and hosts interesting exhibitions of contemporary art. Benaki Museum is perhaps the sole instance of complex structure within the broader network of museums foundations in Greece
Address: 1 Koumpari&Vasilissis Sofias, 10674 Athens
Admission: 6 euros
How to get there? Buses(022,060,200,203,204,211,213,220) Metro Lines 2, 3(Syntagma&Evagelismos stations and then on foot)
Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9:00-17:00, Thursday 9:00-24:00 Sunday 9:00-15:00

B&M Theocharakis foundation is primarily concerned with music and fine arts in Greece and internationally, with a focus on the emergence of the Modern and its continued development over the 20th and into the 21st Century
Address: 9, Leoforos Vasillissis Sofias 10671 Athens
Admission: 6 euros
How to get there? You could stop to Syntagma station and then on foot 
Opening Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10:00-18:00 Thursday-Friday 10:00-21:00 Saturday-Sunday 10:00-18:00

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