Athens, Greece
Acropolis Museum

Great for history buffs – this museum boasts a wide variety of ancient ruins and relics.

Located on the Southern Slopes of the Acropolis in Athens, the Acropolis Museum features a wide variety of sculptures and historical remnants from the Sacred Rock and its foothills. Several noteworthy exhibitions include the ruins of an Ancient Athenian neighbourhood at the entrance, as well as artifacts of vases and worship offerings to the gods.

The most renowned part of the museum is on the third storey, featuring the Parthenon Gallery that showcases the temple’s 160m long frieze, which depicts the Parthenon Procession. Other works also included the Propylaia, the Temple of Athena Nike, as well as the Erechtheion. One would also be able to spot familiar sculptures of Greek Gods, such as the Goddess Athena, Poseidon, and Zeus. Overall, an impressive museum with informative exhibits complete with a beautiful, well-lit building that glamorizes your entire experience. Definitely worthy of your time!

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Tips Before You Go
Be sure to check out the videos at the museum to glean a deeper insight into Ancient Greece, as well as to help you better appreciate the sculptures and historical remnants within the Museum. If you happen to be there on a Friday, be sure to attend the free guided tour hosted by an archaeologist.
Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athina 117 42, Greece