The OpenAIRE-COAR Conference will take place at the Acropolis Museum (21-22 May 2014), which is an archaeological museum with high historical, cultural, and design value. Founded in 2003, it focuses on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens and it opened its doors in 2009.
The Acropolis Museum is located in the historical area of Makriyianni, southeast of the Rock of the Acropolis, on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens. It is only 300 meters from the Acropolis and approximately 2 kilometers from Syntagma, Athens main city square. The Museum entrance is located at the beginning of the pedestrian walkway of Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, which constitutes the central route for the unified network of the city’s archaeological sites. The Acropolis station of the Metro is on the east side of the Museum site.