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Ranked #1 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Category: Specialty Museums; Museums; History Museums
Modern, uptodate building on the foot of the Acropolis housing important ancient Greek statues and much more
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Ranked #2 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The Museum of Cycladic Art is a private living cultural institution in the heart of Athens. More than 3.000 objects of... more » Owner description: The Museum of Cycladic Art is a private living cultural institution in the heart of Athens. More than 3.000 objects of Cycladic, Ancient Greek and Cypriot art (dating from the 5th millennium BC to the 6th century AD) are displayed in the galleries of the four floors of the Museum of Cycladic Art. This summer the museum also hosts two contemporary art exhibitions by artists Jannis Kounelis and Ugo Rondinone. The museum can be accessed either from the entrance from the Stathatos Mansion (1 Irodotou Str & Vasilissis Sofias Avenue) or from the entrance at 4 Neofytou Douka Str & Vasilissis Sofias Avenue. « less
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Ranked #3 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Category: History Museums; Art Museums
A museum featuring the art and artifacts of the Minoans, an ancient tribe of people who once dominated the Aegean Sea.
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Ranked #4 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #5 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Owner description: The Benaki Museum was founded in 1930 by Antonis Benakis and presents the historical and cultural development of the Greek... more » Owner description: The Benaki Museum was founded in 1930 by Antonis Benakis and presents the historical and cultural development of the Greek nation. Through its extensive collections that cover several different cultural fields –from the age of Roman domination to the medieval Byzantine period and from the fall of Constantinople to the struggle for Greek independence in 1821- the Benaki Museum is perhaps the sole instance of a complex structure within the broader network of museum foundations in Greece. « less
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Ranked #6 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #7 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #8 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
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Ranked #9 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #10 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: In 1964, the Hellenic State decided to found the War Museum, wishing to honor all those who fought for our country and its... more » Owner description: In 1964, the Hellenic State decided to found the War Museum, wishing to honor all those who fought for our country and its freedom.The design of the museum was undertaken by a team of distinguished scientists, headed by Professor Thoukidides Valentis of the National Technical university of Athens (N.T.U.A).On July 18, 1975, the President of the Hellenic Republic H.E. Constantine Tsatsos and the Minister of National Defense Evangelos Averof-Tositsas inaugurated the Museum.Its various activities include the publication of books, the establishment and maintenance of monuments and memorials and the aid to services and agencies all over Greece.The Museum’s exhibition areas are distributed over four levels (floors) and present images of Greek history from antiquity to the present. « less
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Ranked #11 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #12 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #13 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #14 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #15 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #16 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The Municipal Gallery of Athens is the principal public museum in Greece’s capital city. It houses a diverse collection of... more » Owner description: The Municipal Gallery of Athens is the principal public museum in Greece’s capital city. It houses a diverse collection of nearly 3,000 works from leading 19th and 20th Century artists. « less
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Ranked #17 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #18 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #19 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #20 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The ILJM is the only jewelry museum in Greece. It is a nonprofit cultural organization certified by the Greek Ministries of... more » Owner description: The ILJM is the only jewelry museum in Greece. It is a nonprofit cultural organization certified by the Greek Ministries of Finance and of Culture since 1993. The ILJMuseum is not government funded. The Museum strives to act as an international center for the continuation of traditional crafts especially the ancient art of silver and goldsmithery. In its twenty years of operation over 50 temporary exhibitions have been organized in Greece and abroad. 1200 specialized educational programs have reached over 90.000 children and 20.000 adults. Its future agenda includes introducing new initiatives on education of art and cultural education through fun and inspirational activities for both children and adults. Collaboration with international Museums, organizations and Educational institutions is needed more than ever to bring Greece in the front page of the international Cultural agenda. « less
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Ranked #21 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: Architectural Buildings; Convention Centers; Performances; Art Galleries
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Ranked #22 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #23 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: Natural History Museums
All ages can spend a fun afternoon learning about dinosaurs and fossils in this interactive museum.
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Ranked #24 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: Children's Museums
A museum full of games and interactive exhibitions designed to encourage children explore, experiment and create.
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Ranked #25 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #26 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #27 of 64 Museums in Athens
Category: History Museums; Historic Sites
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Ranked #28 of 64 Museums in Athens
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This is one of biggest and best-equipped digital planetariums in the world with a massive 3-D 360-degree viewing screen.
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Ranked #29 of 64 Museums in Athens
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Ranked #30 of 64 Museums in Athens
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