Museums

Free Admission to All Archaeological Sites & Museums on Saturday

Museums and sites around Greece are taking part in International Museum Day, offering free admission and organising cultural events.

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Museums

Ottoman Archives Reveal Elgin Took Marbles Illegally, Expert Claims

The claims by Acropolis Museum Director Dimitrios Pandermalis refute a key line of defence in the British Museum's case for keeping the Parthenon Marbles.

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Museums

Archaeological Sites, Museums to Extend Opening Hours from April 1

The extended hours will be rolled out gradually across the country's archaeological sites and museums. Here are the sites affected and the new times.

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Museums

It’s Coming! Opening Day Announced for New Goulandris Art Museum

The much anticipated modern art museum, housing the private collection of Basil and Elise Goulandris, is set to open in the fall.

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Museums

Corfu Museum of Asian Art Gearing Up for Busy Year

The Corfu Museum of Asian Art is planning exhibitions dedicated to Lafcadio Hearn and Greek - Japanese relations, to be held in both Athens and New York.

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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

National Archaeological Museum Sees Visitor Numbers Rise Again

The NAM received more than half a million visitors in 2018, with efforts to make the museum more outward-looking appearing to pay off.

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Museums

Two Greek Institutions Nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award

Two Greek museums, one in Athens and one on the island of Crete, have been nominated for the prestigious award.

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Museums

Acropolis Museum in TripAdvisor’s Top 10 of World Museums

In the popular travel website's list for 2018, the Acropolis Museum rubs shoulders with the likes of the Louvre in Paris and the British Museum in London.

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