Visiting museums in Greece you
can admire flourishing Greek art during a five-thousand-years
history. Neo-lithic, Minoan, Mycenean, classical,
Hellenistic, Byzantine, as well as modern pieces of
art, are exhibited in more than 240 state or state-controlled
museums, including galleries, or folklore museums.
For a full address-list of Greek museums
Unless otherwise indicated, all state museums are
closed on Monday. Opening hours are also subject to
change, so, you are advised to check the hours by
phone, just to make sure they are still applicable.
Public Holidays: Museums and archaeological sites
are closed on the following public holidays: 25th
December, 26th December, New Year's Day, Good Friday
(closed until 12:00 a.m.), Easter Day, May 1st and
Independence Day (March 25th). For other holidays,
call the museum you intend to visit to check.
Taking pictures is generally allowed, as is the use
of a video camera, provided that you do not use a
tripod or flash light. But check with the museum first
as there might be an extra charge and/or a special
permission may be required.