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Volos Museum Displays Historical Treasures from Hub of Ancient Greek Civilization

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

A Tour of 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...

24-Hour Strike to Hit Some Greek Museums, Historical Sites

Greek Ministry of Culture staff, including archaeological sites and museum guards, will go on a 24-hour strike on Friday in Attica and on Crete. Staff are protesting about the layoff of 20 employees in both areas, and contracts for additional...

5 Must Attend Cultural Events in Athens this Winter

  The Athenian cultural scene is not only about permanent museum exhibitions every tourist makes time to visit in town. In fact, 2018 begins with a rich panorama of temporary exhibitions that will definitely tease the curiosity of locals and...

Revenues, Visitors to Museums, Archaeological Sites Up

Visits to Greek museums and archaeological sites in September 2017 jumped 13 percent  and 12.1 percent, respectively, in comparison with the same month in 2016, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) reported on Monday. The increase in total visitors to museums...