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Museum of the Center for the Acropolis Studies, Athens
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The Museum of the Center for the Acropolis Studies is a museum in Athens, Greece, a part of the new Acropolis Museum and its research workshops. It is housed in the Wilhelm von Weiler Building, named after the Bavarian engineer who designed it in 1834 and constructed it in 1836. After serving as a military hospital and a gendarmes barracks, it was remodelled from 1985 to 1987 and was converted to a museum. Its collections include casts of the Parthenon sculptures, plaster models of the Acropolis illustrating the architectural development of the monuments from the neolithic to present times, and a permanent exhibition on the works of conservation and restoration and exhibits concerning the Erechtheion and other Acropolis monuments.See Museum of the Center for the Acropolis Studies and all Athens has to offer by arranging your trip with our Athens vacation builder.
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The new museum is a must-see after a walk in the Acropolis. The museum is state of the art regarding the exhibits and architecturally as well. Make sure you do not need to rush through it!
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When you see the Acropolis for the first time you realise that all the pictures you have seen does not do it justice. it is a steep climb to the top of the hill but it is worth it. However there are d... read more »
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