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National Archaeological Museum Celebrates 150th Anniversary With 'Treasure Hunt' in Athens on Sunday

Greece's National Archaeological Museum and the Atenistas community have got together to organize what they have called an "archaeological treasure hunt" that will take place in Athens this Sunday, as part of a year of events celebrating the 150th...

Cycladic Art Museum to Celebrate 30th Anniversary With Exhibit 'Cycladic Society: 5,000 years ago'

A unique exhibition on daily life on the islands of the Cyclades archipelago before five millenia will open its doors at the Museum of Cycladic Art in late November, marking the 30th anniversary since the museum's foundation. The exhibition is...

Greek-Chinese Cultural Relations Flourish With Ancient Chinese Bronze Vase Exhibited at the National Archaeological Museum

A Chinese bronze vase decorated with dragons from the first millennium BC was unveiled at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens on Monday where it will be exhibited for three months as part of the celebrations marking the museum’s 150th anniversary. The vase was...

President Celebrates Inauguration of 'Odysseys' Exhibit at 150th Anniversary of National Archaeological Museum

On Monday, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos hailed the contribution of the National Archaeological Museum to man-made creations during the inauguration of the new exhibition “Odysseys,” which marks the 150-year anniversary of the museum. “150 years after its foundation, the National Archaeological...

National Archaeological Museum Highlights 150-Year Anniversary With 'Odyssey' Exhibition

The National Archaeological Museum (NAM) celebrates its 150th anniversary on October 3, with a new temporary exhibition, titled "Odyssey." In this way, the museum hopes to show its own Odyssey in becoming a cultural beacon for the world with...

National Archaeological Museum 150th Anniversary Exhibition 'Odysseys' in October

What do the Antikythera Mechanism, Nestor's golden cup and the marble statue of an athlete from Delos all have in common? The answer is that they are all found in the collections of the National Archaeological Museum in Athens...

Homer's Odyssey at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens will have a special place in this year's International Museum Day (May 18) as it has been chosen by the Greek Department of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) as the honoree museum,...

Looking Back: 150 Years Since the National Archaeological Museum Was Founded

The birth of Greece's National Archaeological Museum was first announced on April 27, 1866 by the Chief Guard of Antiquities Zissis Sotiriou -- one of the fighters of the independence war of 1821. The announcement notified all Greeks that...

Photos of Athens in the 1800s Presented at the National Archaeological Museum

Starting from the first photograph ever taken in Greece, in 1839, a panorama of photographic and three-dimensional images from the 19th and 20th century will be presented in Athens. The National Archaeological Museum is celebrating 150 years since its foundation and...

Replica of Antikythera Mechanism to Go on Display at National Observatory Museum in Thissio

A new replica of the famous Antikythera Mechanism, whose remains are currently at Greece's National Archaeological Museum, has been built and put on display in the National Observatory of Athens, Nymphs' Hill, Thissio. Described as the world's first 'analog computer', the...