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Acropolis Museum Among the 6 Best in the World

The Acropolis Museum is among the 6 best museums in the world for 2018, according to Travelers' Choice Awards awarded by TripAdvisor, based on the preferences of millions of travelers using the platform. The Acropolis Museum, described "as stunning as...

Acropolis Museum to 'Gain' a New Level after Foundation Excavations End

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will soon have a new level, as excavations in the building's foundations unearthed significant findings. As the institution celebrates its ninth anniversary this week, Acropolis Museum director Dimitris Pantermalis quipped: "Now the museum has five...

Acropolis Museum Marks 'Inexhaustible' Appeal of Ancient Greek Culture

As it gears up to celebrate the ninth anniversary of its official opening on June 20 the Acropolis Museum in Athens is making plans to usher in the digital era, with a judicial use of technology to enhance the...

Ancient Greek Water-Organ Sounds Again at Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is welcoming the summer season with an extraordinary  free concert of music played on an ancient Greek water-organ. The 'hydraulis' was made in the ancient Mediterranean city of Alexandria, in today's Egypt. Ctesibius, a famous engineer...

Shanghai Artists Display Ancient Skills in Athens

Two artists from Shanghai Museum have introduced Acropolis Museum visitors to the Chinese arts of calligraphy and traditional painting in a four-day workshop. The showcase was part of the Shanghai Museum Treasures exhibition, part of the 2017 Greece-China Year of Cultural Exchanges...

E-Tickets to Archaeological Sites Finally Coming To Greece

Electronic tickets for 11 archaeological sites will be available June 1st just in time for the surge of tourists who descend on Greece for the summer Greek media report. In addition to the  National Archaeological Museum and Byzantine Museum in Athens,...

Eleusis and the Great Mysteries Exhibition Opens at Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum is hosting an exhibition of the most important artifacts brought to light by the archaeological excavation in Eleusis (Elefsina in Greek). Titled Eleusis and the great mysteries, the exhibition will highlight the unique statue of the “Fleeing...

Neolithic Woman's Reconstructed Face to be Revealed in Athens on Jan. 19

The reconstructed face of a woman who lived around 7000 BC will be revealed at the Acropolis Museum on January 19. "Avgi" is the newest reconstruction by a team under University of Athens professor of orthodontics Manolis Papagrigorakis and follows...

Dawn: A 7,000-year-old Teenager Introduces Herself in Acropolis Museum

An 18-year-old girl who lived in Greece 7,000 years ago and was discovered by archaeologists in Theopetra cave, near the city of Trikala, has had her face reconstructed and is about to officially introduce herself to us. Eight years after...

Two Treasures from Shanghai Museum exhibited at Athens Acropolis Museum

Two treasures from Shanghai Museum were put on display on Friday at the Athens Acropolis Museum for an exhibition which will be on display until April 30, 2018. From Saturday October 28, Greece's National Day, to springtime, Greeks and foreign...