National Archaeological Museum Athens Private Guided Tour
The National Archaeological Museumis one of the must see spots in Athens. Enjoy a private tour with your personal licensed guide and learn everything about the amazing artifacts. Above all, the National Archaeological Museum houses some of the most important artifacts in Greece. They are from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity. Most importantly, you will see the mask of Agamemnon. In addition, you will also admire the famous statue of either Zeus holding the thunderbolt or Poseidon carrying his trident.
Neolithic era and early and mid-Bronze age collection
There are ceramic finds from various important Neolithic sites.
Cycladic art collection
See unique artifacts from several in Greece. Sites such as Dimini and Sesclo from middle Helladic ceramics from Boeotia, Attica and Phthiotis.
Cycladic collection features the famous marble figurines from the Aegean islands. The figurines are findings of Delos and Keros including the Lutist.
Mycenaean art collection
Mycenaean civilization is represented by pots, figurines, ivory, glass and faience objects, golden seals and rings. All from the vaulted tombs in Mycenae and other locations in the Peloponnese. Moreover, artifacts of great interest are the two golden cups from Vapheio showing a scene of the capture of a bull.
Heinrich Schliemann findings
In addition, the Mycenaean collection includes also the magnificent 19th-century finds of Heinrich Schliemann in Mycenae. Most importantly, you will see the golden funerary masks. The most famous is the one that was named as the mask of Agamemnon.
You will also see the amazing Thera Room with the amazing wall paintings. For example, you will see the “Spring Fresco” with the sparrows and the lilies, the “Boxing Children Fresco” and the “Antelope Fresco”.
National Archaeological Museum Athens Highlights
Mask of Agamemnon
Poseidon of Cape Artemision
Wall frescoes from Tiryns and Santorini
Hotel Pick up and drop off can be arranged with an extra cost.
Cancellation at least 72 hours prior to scheduled Programme 100% refund.
Between 72 and 48 hours prior to booking date: 50% refund, except processing fees (paypal/credit card).
Cancellation 48 hours prior to booking/no show: No refund