Enjoy a family friendly tour at the most significant collections of the Archaeological Museum with kids
The Greek mythology, rich in characters, plot and emotion, resembles a film script where gods, heroes, mythical monsters, creatures of fantasy and passionate people are the protagonists. The Collection of Sculptures of the National Archaeological Museum in Athens is the best starting point for children to understand how the myths connect with history and art. Visit the Archaeological Museum with kids and the guidance of MAMAKITA tried and tested tourist guides and get the most out of this stunning experience!
The Collections of the National Archaeological Museum offer the visitor a Panorama of the Ancient Greek Civilization from Prehistory to Late Antiquity. Gods, mortals and heroes help children and adults to understand the evolution of ancient Greek sculpture from the 7th century. B.C. until the 5th century AD. The Prehistoric Collection is unveiled upon us through its most significant exhibits from mainland Greece, the Aegean islands and Troy. Artifacts like the Cycladic marble figurines, the golden treasures of the royal tombs and the excellently preserved wall paintings of Thera guide us through the life in Prehistoric Helladic region and the story of Agamemnon and Helen. The Vase Collection will present to us the uninterrupted evolution of the Greek pottery and painting from the 11th to the 4th century BC.
How to book
This private tour is ideal for families with children from 6 years old. It operates throughout the year and it cannot be booked independently, but as part of a multi-day tailormade trip in Greece.
Please contact your MAMAKITA family travel specialist to tailor your trip to your family needs, budget and age of kids by filling in this form. We strongly advise you to make your request at least one month before the starting date of your trip, and ideally 3 months in advance, if your travel dates include July and August, the peak months for family vacations in Greece.