Address: 28 Oktovriou (Patission) 44, Athens; Tel: +30 210 821-7717. Directions: It is five minute walk from Viktoria station and a 10 minute walk from Omonia stationOpen: April to October 15, Monday 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; October 16 to March, Monday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission: Adults: €6, Students and Children under 6: Free

Tip: The museum houses a large recently renovated gift shop with artifact replicas and a popular cafe for tourists in the sculpture garden

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens (Greek: Εθνικο Αρχαιολογικο Μουσειο) in Athens houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity. It is considered one of the great museums in the world and contains the richest collection of artifacts from the Greek antiquity worldwide . It is situated in the Exarhia area in central Athens between the streets Epirus, Bouboulina and Tositsa while its entrance is on the Patission Avenue adjacent to the historical building of the Athens Polytechnic.