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New Archaeological Museum Opens in Chalkida, Greece

A new museum, named the Archaeological Museum of Chalkida, is opening its doors to the public for the first time on Monday.

Greek National Museum of Contemporary Art to Open in May

The Greek National Museum of Contemporary Art is set to receive its first visitors on Thursday, May 19, while the grand re-opening is scheduled to take place later in the year. The museum's renovation work is funded by the NSRF. Visitors...

Greece's Benaki Museum Selects Former IFA Head Olivier Descotes as New Director

The 40-year-old former head of the French Institute in Athens (IFA), Olivier Descotes, will replace Dr. Angelos Delivorias at the helm of Greece’s prestigious Benaki Museum starting on March, the museum announced on Friday. "The selection of Olivier Descotes by the...

Kanellopoulos Museum in Plaka to Ηost Εxhibition on Αncient Greek Τheatre

The Paul and Alexandra Kanellopoulos Museum in Athens' old quarter district of Plaka on Friday will inaugurate an exhibition on ancient Greek drama, entitled "Discovering Ancient Theater." The opening ceremony will be held at noon, in the museum's temporary...

Choco Factory and Museum in Athens

Athens' "Choco Factory and Museum" is a theme park with educational and recreational content. It is located at the premises of HELEXPO and it will operate from November 7, 2015 to February 21, 2016. Visitors will have the opportunity to...

ELSTAT: Greek Museums See Visitors and Revenue Increase

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released data showing a 19.1% increase in the number of museum visitors across Greece in March. Furthermore, the report noted that museum revenues also increased by 14.7%, compared to the same month in 2014. During the first quarter...

International Museum Day: Free Admission to Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites

International Museum Day represents a unique moment for the international museum community, aiming to highlight the importance of museums as a means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples. The International...

Greek Culture Ministry Plans to Reopen Old Acropolis Museum

Since June 2009 the old Acropolis museum, located next to the Parthenon, has remained empty. However, Greek Ministry of Culture Directorate of Museums approved the proposal to renovate and reopen the space. According to the Greek news agency ANA-MPA the...

Exclusive: Watch the Funniest Greek 'Robbery' Gone Wrong You 've Ever Seen

It seems that people's addiction to smartphones doesn't only cause accidents on the road, but apparently even when they are robbing museums. The reader who sent us the video wrote "Check this out, Greek robbers can't multitask because their smartphone...

August Full Moon in Greece: Complete List of Special Events

The magical August full moon will be celebrated across Greece with many museums and Greek archaeological sites staying open until midnight and presenting various events free of charge on August 10. For the fourth consecutive year, the August full moon events offer great opportunity...