Greek Archaeological Museums

Discover the Greek archaeological museums! National, regional or local museums, museums near archaeological sites, spread all over the country, from urban centers to remote villages and islands. All museums, regardless of scale, aim at making the Past familiar, attractive and fun. Find out what is necessary to organize your visit to each one of them and even more!​​

Archaeological Museums in numbers

Archaeological Museums

Visitοrs 2021 - 2022

Temporary exhibitions 2021 - 2022

In 2023, two new museums were inaugurated, the Archaeological Museum of Mesara in Crete and the Archaeological Museum of Kythnos, while the Archaeological Museum of Elefsina and the Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos reopened, upgraded and with new exhibitions.
On the occasion of the 60 years anniversary from its inauguration, the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki hosts a temporary exhibition shedding light on the 60 most prominent moments of the history of the largest and oldest archaeological museum in northern Greece. Duration: from 27 October 2022 until 31 March 2024.
The Archaeological Museum of Piraeus hosts a temporary exhibition with some of the most important finds from the rescue excavation at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center at the Faliron Delta. The exhibits emphasize the significance of an extended in place and time seaside cemetery, providing an insight of the Athenian society mainly during archaic times, as a reflection of the city’s pulsing life with notions that led to political developments and finally to Democracy. Duration of the exhibition 23 September 2022-31 December 2023.
Important new findings from cemeteries and individual burials of ancient Melians are presented to the public from the first time in the Archaeological Museum of Milos from the 1st July 2022 until the end of November 2023.