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The Finalists for the Archaeological Museum of Athens in Pictures

On Monday, the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sport released conceptual images of the nine other architectural proposals for the design of the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. Ultimately, the winning design belongs to the architectural offices of David Chipperfield...

Greek Museums Shut in Protest Against New Law

Some of the most popular museums in Greece remained closed on Monday as Greek archaeologists protest against a draft law that would make them more autonomous. Closed are the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the Byzantine and Christian Museum, the...

Archaeological Museum of Polygyros, Chalkidiki in Full Operation After 12 Years

The archaeological museum of Chalkidiki in Polygyros, has reopened for visitors after 12 years, following a one-million-euro revamp.

Treasures from Hub of Ancient Greek Civilization at Volos Museum

A hub of ancient Greek civilization, the area around Magnesia's capital city of Volos is rich in historical treasures.

Nine Magnificent Museums Showcasing Greece’s Cultural Heritage

Greece is full of museums that showcase the gems of the country's unique and unforgettable cultural heritage through various themes.

Athens’ Acropolis Museum Reopens to the World

The director of Athens' Acropolis Museum said that the Museum is looking forward to reopening its gates to the public on Friday, May 14.

Greek Museums Reinvent Themselves During Lockdown

Greek museums, forced to shut to the public in November, used lockdown time to find alternative ways to keep in touch with the public.

Greek Museums Take on Europe’s Best in Video Awards

Two Greek museums are in the running for a European award which recognizes short videos produced to showcase their exhibits, storytelling and research. The Diachronic Museum in Larissa's video 'Tracing the footsteps of human society' and 'I am the Lion...

Greek Museum Visitors on the Rise

The number of visitors to Greek museums went up in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Monday. Specifically, in November, there was a 7.2 percent increase to the number...

Greek Museums See Rise in Visitor Numbers

Greek museums saw an increase in visitor numbers in 2017 it was revealed on Monday. According to the Hellenic Statistics Agency (ELSTAT), November 2017 saw a year-on-year increase of 7.2 percent despite a 0.9 percent drop in the number of...