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Athens - National Archaeological Museum National Archaeological Museum
The National Archaeοlogical Museum is the largest museum of Greece and one of the most important museums of the world. It has more than 11.000 exhibits that present the whole history of the Greek civilization as well as the history of other nations that lived in the Greek region throughout the years. It is divided into sections, some of which are: prehistoric, sculptures, vases, Santorini's exhibits, metallurgy, collection of Egyptian findings and findings from Middle East. The museum initially was called "Central Archaeological Museum" and it was located in the Temple of Hephaestus until 1874, when it was transferred to its current location. In the southern part you can find the Inscription Museum which has the richest collection of inscriptions in the world.
How to get there: It is located in the city centre tram lines 2 and 4 make a stop in front of them, stop "Politexneio"
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