HELLENIC MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND SPORTS
GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF ANTIQUITIES AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

PRESS RELEASE
Odysseys… one year later 

Extension of the temporary exhibition
until March 24th 2018

 

"Odysseys", the anniversary temporary exhibition of the National Archaeological Museum for the 150 years since its foundation, has accomplished a successful year of travelling thousands of visitors through the adventures of known and unknown human beings, through their creative efforts, through the vestiges of their collective struggle for development and prosperity, through world-class intellectual achievements. From the 3rd of October 2016, when the exhibition "Odysseys" was inaugurated, until the 27th of September 2017, the museum received 538.643 visitors, which is the highest number of visitors ever recorded in recent years. It marks an increase of 24% in visitors' numbers relative to the same period in 2015-16.

The wealth and enthusiasm of the comments that Greek and foreign visitors left in the exhibition visitors' book, are also accessible in its electronic edition...>>. "A journey with man as measure and end", "You brought to the museum the essence of human existence", "The exhibition makes us want to dream and reflect" are just a few of them. The exhibition was reviewed repeatedly with very positive comments in the Greek and international press.

Acknowledging the overwhelming response of the public, it was decided to extend the exhibition until Saturday, the 24th of March 2018. On the museum blog...>> information and videos about the exhibition are posted up at regular intervals.
Opening hours (summer hours until 31/10): Monday: 13:00-20:00
Tuesday-Sunday: 08:00-20:00


Address: National Archaeological Museum, Patission 44, Athens 10682

Tel: 213214 4891

Fax: 210 8213573

Email: eam@culture.gr

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