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Address: Paparigopoulou 7, Athens, Greece
Phone Number: 210-323-0168
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Make sure you see this amazing painting

The museum is small and limited but is definitely worth an hours visit. The huge painting by Jaques Carrey was made 13 years (1674) before the huge explosion in 1674 which did... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 5, 2015
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Athens, Greece
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137 reviews
99 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This museum is probably the only museum in Greece where you can still see the insides of a palace! It contains several objects relating to the everyday life of the King and the Queen. The famous huge painting is somehow unreal!

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Thank Vanessa_Fou
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The museum is small and limited but is definitely worth an hours visit. The huge painting by Jaques Carrey was made 13 years (1674) before the huge explosion in 1674 which did terrible damage on the top of the Acropolis. This painting over 5 m long is probably the closest one will get to visualizing the original area. Strongly suggested... More 

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Thank Jonathan A
Athens, Greece
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20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

a small very psecialized "museum".just a collection in a city that has vry many realunique museums. Interesting building.

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Thank Xenophon M
Picton, Australia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Museum was good, but unfortunately the day that we went it was very busy with school children so we were not able to really enjoy it as much as we would have liked to. I would definitely like to visit this museum again so that I can get to explore it more and appreciate it better with much less... More 

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Thank konbel
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The name of this small and a bit grubby museum is entirely misleading: it gives nothing away of what is here. It's certainly not a museum of the city's history. So what is it? I'm still mystified and I'm quite a history buff. It's a pair of town houses, one filled (vaguely) with items related to King Otto of Greece.... More 

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2 Thank Peter E
Αthens
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109 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

It used to be the house of the first king of Greece and it is renovated and you can see original furniture . The most interesting part is in the ground floor an architectural plan of Athens in 19tj century. Also you should have a cofee or drink in the garden (the cafe is really unique)

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3 Thank giorgosfoutas
Cairns, Australia
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

An interesting little museum. Many exhibits,including quite old furniture as well. I found the lighting rather difficult and descriptions on the exhibits a bit hard to follow.But interesting as a part of Greek history just the same.If you are out for a stro;; from your city hotel its worth a quick look.

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1 Thank GayeOz
Athens, Attiki, Greece
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is the building that housed Otto, the first King of Greece. Marvellous neo-classical architecture, with simple bavarian lines. Most of the furniture has also been preserved. The audio-visual interactive display on the ground floor offers a wealth of information on many other ancient building in Athens. The bistrot in the back garden is an added bonus.

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England
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Interesting exhibits displayed in an attractive setting. Unfortunately there was no audio-guide and not a lot of written information available in English - what there was wasn't always possible to read, ie very low level lighting in first room and several other rooms roped off with the information still displayed on the far wall. A shame as this was a... More 

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globeseeker007
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1,019 reviews
575 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This museum is filled with furniture dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. There are sofas, chairs, desks, and dining room sets to name a few. There are paintings and pastels as well as black & white photographs from the 20th century. There is an old phonograph and victrola. It's like walking through and antique shop.

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