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National Archaeological Museum

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"The Archaeological Museum of Athens, founded at the end of the 19th century, is, in addition to the largest archaeological museum in Greece, one of the most important museums in the world in its theme, Ancient Greece. Initially known as the Central Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Athens was built between 1866 and 1889 to house most of the archaeological objects from prehistory to antiquity that were found in Greece. During the Second World War, the imposing neoclassical building was forced to close its doors and store its works in protective boxes, which were later buried to prevent deterioration and possible looting. In 1945, the museum was able to open its doors again to display its valuable treasures."
"The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art. If you want us to book a private tour to this place with a licensed tour guide, contact efi@definitelygreece.com"
"This museum has the best collection of ancient exhibits and provides so much to see. There are collections from Ancient Greece as well as exhibits from other periods in history including the Egyptians, Romans and a collection of Cypriot antiquities."

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