Acropolis Museum launches new website with digital collections

The Digital Acropolis Museum website
The Digital Acropolis Museum website

The Acropolis Museum has launched a new website: the Digital Acropolis Museum. The new website, available in both Greek and English, provides information about the museum, its permanent and temporary exhibitions, its activities and events and its research and conservation projects. The Acropolis Museum is the first Greek museum to present all the artefacts of its permanent exhibition online.

“Our digital collections include 2,156 artefacts with extensive descriptions, interactive glossary, bibliography, photographs, draws and in many cases videos,” explained the Acropolis Museum in a press release.

“Research carried out by museums has shown that an interesting digital tour only strengthens the visitor’s desire to physically visit the museum and see the pieces depicted in the photographs up close,” told Stamatia Eleftheratou, archaeologist at the Acropolis Museum, to Kathimerini.

The Acropolis Museum has also launched a new website for children: the Acropolis Museum Kids. “Inspiring games, amusing videos as well as a series of inventive activities prompt children to think, discover, play, experiment and make their own creations.”

Sources: press release by the Acropolis Museum and Kathimerini.

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