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Address: Paparigopoulou 7, Athens, Greece
Phone Number: 210-323-0168

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City Museum

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Picton, Australia

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Athens, Greece
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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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Picton, Australia
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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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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

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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Αthens
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 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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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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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

A country with amazing culture. And this museum has been propably one of the best I have ever been! I will definatelly ty to find the opportunity to visitGreece again.

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the highlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

not so grand from the outside compared to northern European palaces and grand houses but inside it was very interesting. oldest large oil painting of Athens in the 17th century and lots of early 19th century furnishings from the time Greece's Bavarian king and queen were in residence. not far from syntagma square.

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Address: Address: Paparigopoulou 7, Athens, Greece
Phone Number: 210-323-0168
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens

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