Description

Kerameikos Archaeological Museum

The Kerameikos Archaeological Museum is within Kerameikos archaeological site (near Monastiraki metro station and Thissio train station). It is considered to be the most significant in Greece with respect to burial artifacts as most of the exhibits relate to these specific objects.

The ground floor of the museum building was founded in 1936 and designed by the architect H. Johannes. It consists of 3 rooms and a patio which was opened in October 1938. The first room and the patio house sculptures from all periods of antiquity, while the other rooms have displays of finds from excavations of the German Archaeological Institute in the 38.500 sq.m. Kerameikos necropolis.

Note that the Kerameikos archaeological site was the necropolis of Athens for 15 consecutive centuries. It can be reached via Ermou pedestrian Street near Pireos Street.

METRO STATION
Thiseio (Green Line)
SEASONALITY
Open all year round
WORKING DAYS/HOURS
Tuesday-Sunday: 08.00-15.00 (winter), Daily: 08.00-20.00 (summer)
PRICE
€8, €4 (reduced)

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