The National Archeological Museum is the biggest historical center in Greece and one of the world’s incredible galleries. Despite the fact that its unique object was to secure all the finds from the nineteenth century unearthings in and around Athens, it progressively turned into the focal National Archeological Museum and was advanced with finds from all over Greece. Its copious accumulations, with more than 20,000 shows, give a scene of Greek civilization from the beginnings of Prehistory to Late Antiquity.

The historical center is housed in a forcing neoclassical building of the end of the nineteenth century, which was composed by L. Lange and renovated by Ernst Ziller. The unfathomable presentation space – various displays on each one story representing a sum of 8,000 square meters – house five substantial lasting accumulations: The Prehistoric Collection, which incorporates works of the incredible civilizations that developped in the Aegean from the sixth thousand years BC to 1050 BC (Neolithic, Cycladic, Mycenaean), and finds from the ancient settlement at Thera. The Sculptures Collection, which demonstrates the advancement of aged Greek figure from the seventh to the fifth hundreds of years BC with remarkable gems. The Vase and Minor Objects Collection, which contains agent works of old Greek stoneware from the eleventh century BC to the Roman period and incorporates the Stathatos Collection, a corpus of minor objects of all periods. The Metallurgy Collection, with numerous basic statues, dolls and minor items. Also, at long last, the main Egyptian and Near Eastern Antiquities Collection in Greece, with works dating from the predynastic period (5000 BC) to the Roman success.


The gallery has a rich photographic document and a library with numerous uncommon distributions, the last of which is always improved to address the needs of the exploration staff. There are additionally current protection labs for metal, ceramics, stone and natural materials, a cast workshop, a photographic research facility and a science lab. The gallery has brief show spaces, an address lobby for archeological addresses and one of the biggest shops of the Archeological Receipts Fund.

The National Archeological Museum invites a great many guests every year. Other than showing its own particular fortunes, it arranges brief shows and gives antiques to presentations both in Greece and abroad. It likewise works as an exploration community for researchers and researchers from around the globe and takes part in extraordinary instructive and different projects. An imperative gimmick is the accessibility of guided visits for individuals with listening to hindrances. The Museum capacities as a Special Regional Service of the Ministry of Culture and its five lasting accumulations are managed self-sufficiently.




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