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Museum of Cycladic Art

4 Douka Neofitou, Athens 106 74, Greece
+30 21 0722 8321
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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.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4 Douka Neofitou, Athens 106 74, Greece
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
+30 21 0722 8321
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a museum of great importance that displays artefacts of the Cycladic art. They may be as old as 5000 BC. There is a lot of information about ancient Greece that can be learnt here.

Thank alanpeters9k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fascinating museum. Everything is well sign posted in Greek and English. It offers lots of historical information and artifacts. You come upon the Cycladic art at the end of the tour. Be sure to read all of the commentary. Most of the...More

2  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum of Cycladic Art is just few steps away from the Benaki Museum. As no other museums, this is closed on Tuesday. For rest of the days, the basic opening hours are 10am to 5pm, Sundays open at 11am and Thursdays close at 8pm....More

Thank Lucian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Santorini, Tinos and Naxos are part of the Cyclades islands, so a visit here before or after will really enhance your enjoyment of the islands' histories. The statues are truly unique and beautiful. Four floors of exploring different eras in Greek history but no overwhelming.

Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a brilliant museum which is not very popular with tourists. However everything is well laid out and is excellent for artophiles

Thank Yannopoulos
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Give yourself at least two hours to visit this museum. The air conditioned floors have the exhibits laid out in a good and attractive manner. The 'toys' are particularly charming.

Thank berniewalrus2
Reviewed May 17, 2017

This is a small private museum, with rather restricted opening hours, so check before you go. But it is well worth a visit for the Cycladic art alone. It is all very well presented and the accompanying explanations are excellent. Add the other floors for...More

1  Thank Buffshot
Reviewed May 13, 2017

A large museum with Cycladic art, and various rotating exhibitions. Give yourself at least 2 hours here. The museum spans several floors, and there is an elevator. There is a cafe and gift shop. Worth a visit.

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

We visited with my boyfriend! What a stunning museum, we both loved it!! The cycladic civilisation is trully interesting. Can t wait to come back!!

Thank Zoi M
Reviewed May 1, 2017

This is one of the best museums I have ever visited, and believe me I've been to a few (I have a PhD in Museum Studies and teach this stuff at a university). The top two floors in particular are presented in the most up...More

1  Thank Gingerpumpkin
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
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stores. Here, the wealthy say no to austerity by
dressing in their finest and spending hours in the
trendy cafés around Kolonaki Square, sipping the most
expensive coffee in Europe. The area also contains a
couple of notable museums and cultural institutions,
which add to the air of nobility. The leafy upper
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What does it cost to get in?
April 23, 2017|
Response from Best4thebest | Reviewed this property |
7€ except Mondays but check the website for additional tickets to special events.
Will be open the museum during Easter holidays? On Easter Monday for example?
February 14, 2017|
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Response from 113qwerty | Reviewed this property |
I checked the webpage and it seems that Easter Day and Easter Monday it will be closed.
Toni W
Wheelchair accessible?
September 27, 2016|
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Response from Hampt | Reviewed this property |
I distinctly remember the exit being wheelchair friendly & many lifts internally .