THE ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

Sunday 27 of September was Day of Culture, and as such, all museums and archeological sites in Athens (and in Greece as well I guess) were free ! I was absolutely not aware of this when I entered the new Acropolis Museum on Sunday morning.
Outside Acropolis Museum 
Museum from Acropolis Museum Ruins
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From balcony
As you can see on the picture above the Museum is built on the same plan as the Acropolis itself : the last floor, the glass one, is built a little sideways, just like the Parthenon on top of  the Acropolis, so that they are perfectly parallel. At least, I think that’s what they aimed at. All the museum is devoted to the Acropolis site, and most of the statues and marbles have been sheltered into the Museum itself. If I have understood well, the goal is to have a kind of giant counterfeit on the top of the Acropolis and to keep all the original and more precious things in the museum.
I must say I was not really overwhelmed by the museum. There are less stuff than what I expected, no clear path or disposition of the elements, and to be frank the shops are disappointing too. The Louvres is safe ! Moreover, it is forbidden to take photos inside the Museum. I know, it’s a shame. That’s why I took one :
Inside Acropolis Museum
This is on the top floor. It shows the marbles which used to be on the southern flank of the Parthenon.

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