The New Archaeological Museum of Patras is located in the city of Patras, Greece. It opened on July 24, 2009. The construction plans for the museum was initially announced by the then Minister of Culture, Melina Mercouri. However, the construction plans did not materialise until 2004.
Built on a 28,000 square metre plot of land, with 8,000 square metres of interior spaces, it is the second largest museum of Greece. The area surrounding the museum compromises of a 500 square metre pool, a shiny metallic dome and greenery. In the near future, the vacant land next to the museum will be turned into a cultural park.