OPEN TODAY UNTIL 17:00

Guided tours of the exhibition “Chaeronea, 2 August, 338 BC: A day that changed the world”

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

GUIDED TOURS

photo from guided tour at the temporary exhibition Chaeronea, 2 August 338 BC: A day that changed the world

Discover through guided tours the landmark exhibition about one of the most important historical events of Greek antiquity, the battle of Chaeronea that brought Alexander the Great to the political scene and laid the foundations of what we call the Western world.

New guided tours dates & tickets, every Saturday from 24/2 until 30/3, 16:00 – 17:00

INFO

Dates

New Guided Tours Dates:
Saturday (From 24/2 until 30/3): 16:00-17:00

Thursday: 18:30-19:30 (Sold out)
Saturday: 13:00-14:00 (Sold out)
Subday: 13:00-14:00 (Sold out)

Tickets

Regular: 18€
Reduced: 15€
(tickets include admission to the Temporary Exhibition, as well as the Permanent Exhibitions)
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EXHIBITION SECTIONS

The protagonists

a. Philip
b. Alexander
c. Demosthenes

The opponents

a. The Macedonians: The Macedonian phalanx
b. The coalition of Greek cities: The Sacred Band and Athens

Managing the memory of the battlefield

a. The Polyandrion of the Sacred Band
b. The Tumulus of the Macedonians
c. Macedonian burial practices

Commemorating the battle in Athens

Boeotia and Thebes after the battle

Destruction and reconstruction of Thebes

The new Hellenistic world after the battle

a. The wealth of the Hellenistic world
b. ‘Macedonization’ of Boeotia

The archaeological rediscovery of the battle (P. Stamatakis and G. Sotiriadis)

The modern exploitation of the battle

a. Travellers
b. Painters
c. International, national and local press

The battle of Chaeronea…today