The Culture Ministry announced the closure of cultural sites until at least March 30 in order to protect staff, the public and the sites themselves.
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Britain's choice to distance itself from Europe will help create the conditions for the marbles' return, according to the Greek culture minister.
The revamp is hoped to bring new life to the central part of Athens where the museum is located.
Geoffrey Robertson sent a copy of his book to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, with a note expressing his hope for the Parthenon Marbles to be returned.
On the occasion of World Tourism Day, the Acropolis Museum is offering free entrance today starting at 17.00.
The latest exhibits to emerge from the depths of the National Archaeological Museum's storerooms shed light on ancient ships and mariners.
The museum celebrates its three-year anniversary and rising visitor numbers with a temporary exhibition of coins from every city in ancient Greece.
For decades the British Museum argued that it was protecting the Parthenon Marbles by keeping them. Today even it no longer believes that.
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