This summer, the new Acropolis Museum opened in Athens, Greece. It’s a state-of the-art, earthquake-resistant facility featuring sophisticated technology for climate control and surveillance. But one thing you won’t find here — many of the original Parthenon sculptures, now housed mostly in the British Museum.
In this exclusive behind-the-scenes tour at the new museum, Director Dimitris Pantermalis shows Lynn Sherr the beauty of the original sculptures — and the modern plaster replicas that serve as stark reminders of what has been lost.
Below, take a tour of the new museum with Pantermalis. Hover your cursor over the video to watch him discuss