New Archaeological Museum
This is the second largest museum on a national level. Patras’ new
The museum is built on an area of 28 acres , the interiors exceed more than 8,000 square meters and characteristic is the metal dome, the green and a cultural park whose construction right next to it has just begun.
The budget of construction was 21.5 million EUR. but eventually overcame 25 millions. Divided into four theme sections of which three are permanent and the fourth is periodic as it hosts various exhibitions during the year. The main sections start from the Mycenaean era and reach the Roman. The other two are the section of public life and the section of necropolis .
Most archaeologists emphasize that the museum’s foundation was more than necessary considering that 70 % of the exhibits were discovered in the last 30 years and there was no ability of their exhibition. In case you visit the city of
Access: to reach the museum the only thing you have to do is to take the north exit of the city, on the national road of
Telephone number: +302610 420645
Fax: +302610 423386