I saw reference to this in a semi-related post and thought it deserved its own topic. We will be going to Athens for 3 days in May (also going to Hydra, Meteora and Santorini). Question: assuming we only have the time or inclination to spend 2-4 hours at one single museum, which of these two would you recommend?
I was leaning toward the National Archaeological Museum for its comprehensive coverage, as opposed to what I assume is the more site specific Acropolis Museum. I also thought, having seen the real Elgin Marbles in London and the real Parthenon in Athens, what more could the Acropolis Museum show me. But then I saw recommendations for the Acropolis Museum so maybe my assumptions are not sound.