Final level of the new Acropolis museum. Parthenon room showing the metope and part of the frieze of Parthenon.

Final level of the new Acropolis museum. Parthenon room showing the metope and part of the frieze of Parthenon.

While entering the Acropolis Museum

as well as museums at the ancient Agora, Acropolis, and Kerameikos, the city is also home to the Demokritos laboratory for Archaeometry, alongside regional and national archaeological authorities that form part of the Greek Department of Culture.

First level of new Acropolis museum. Exhibits artifacts found on the foothills of Acropolis.

First level of new Acropolis museum. Exhibits artifacts found on the foothills of Acropolis.

New Acropolis museum built over the excavation site.

New Acropolis museum built over the excavation site.

The New Acropolis Museum

This museum has an excellent sculptures from the Acropolis. It combines light(which is abundant in Greece) and the light of western civilization that Greece used to be.

Second level of new Acropolis museum. Kouroi and kores of the archaic era.

The new Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece. A must-see if in Greece! The museum is incredible. Also see Delos museum!

Final level of new Acropolis museum. Parthenon room exhibiting the frieze of Parthenon. Missing parts (destroyed or moved to British museum) are either totally absent or replaced with bright white plaster copies to showcase their absence.

The Acropolis Museum, one of the most major modern architectural works in Athens, houses finds from the Acropolis monuments, including Parthenon marbles.

New Acropolis museum built over the excavation site.

New Acropolis museum built over the excavation site.

Final level of the new Acropolis museum. Parthenon room. We can see the Parthenon atop the Acropolis. This last level was created following the exact dimensions and orientation of Parthenon. The trasparent glass walls allows visual contact with the Parthenon

View of the sculptural adornment of the east side of the Parthenon (pediment, metopes, frieze)

First level of new Acropolis museum. Exhibits artifacts found on the foothills of Acropolis.

First level of new Acropolis museum. Exhibits artifacts found on the foothills of Acropolis.

New Acropolis museum by night, Dionusiou Aeropagitou street. Designed by Bernard Tschumi

The Acropolis Museum of Athens. Architectural Design: Bernard Tschumi Architects with associate Michael Photiadis Architect.

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