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Cycladic Art Museum Entrance Ticket
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Douka Neofitou, Athens 106 74, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A very well organized museum. Service at the entrance was very polite. We could rven spend the ladt minute in the exhibition without being frawned at. The exhibitions are full of information and presented in a modern way. Mondays, Tuesdays very few museums are open...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ZsoltGyorgy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not my favorite museum on our trip, two of the levels were under reconstruction/new displays being worked on, so was not what I was expecting. I was disappointed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank motherofthree77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the event of “Crete. Emerging cities: Aptera – Εleutherna – Knossos - Three ancient cities revived”, we paid a visit to this fabulous Museum, and witnessed an outstanding presentation of the cultural thesaurus of this particular region of the island of Crete. The visitor...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sixpackswolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a small, private museum with a limited number of items well presented, Good explanations, informative videos ... 3 floors, 3 periods ...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travellingesther
Reviewed January 10, 2019

This museum is NOT to miss. The levels are organized excellently, moving through time. The bathrooms are clean and the cafe serves small snacks and is trendy. The exhibits are well displayed, and very informative. The museum is cheap for students too, as always, bring...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JPhil90
Reviewed December 30, 2018

I was so pleasantly surprised by the quality of this museum. All 4 levels were outstanding, with thorough information (in Greek and English) and context from archeological, historical, political, and social perspectives. One of the best museums I've been to. The standout was the elaborate...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jenna c
Reviewed December 27, 2018

.A fascinating exhibition of Cycladic and Ancient Greek artefacts A world-class collection and one of the most important of its kind worldwide

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paola F
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Start your visit on the top floor and work your way downwards; you'll learn much about Ancient Greece and see objects from all over Greece before you finally get to the incredible Cycladic works, which are utterly extraordinary. Having visited over a dozen museums in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

I found this museum to be very informative and it was much better than expected. The permanent exhibits are on four different floors of the museum with signs in both Greek and English. On the ground floor, there is the ticket counter with a museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed November 26, 2018

The best museum worldwide for prehistoric (middle of III millennia BC) Cycladic islands art. Astonishing figurines (usually depicting females with arms folded, connected to some early religious cult) acquired by the Goulandris family in the middle of 20th century. The museum was specially built for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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expensive coffee in Europe. The area also contains a
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L6359VIjeffreyc
June 7, 2018|
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Response from endis | Reviewed this property |
closed Tuesday. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat : 10:00-17:00. Thurs 10:00-20:00. Sunday 11:00-17:00
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April 23, 2017|
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7€ except Mondays but check the website for additional tickets to special events.
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February 14, 2017|
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I checked the webpage and it seems that Easter Day and Easter Monday it will be closed.
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in2baseball
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Help with 1st time trip to Greece (1 Reply)
Hello --- We are planning a 1st-time trip to Greece (family 4 including 2 adult children) and would appreciate any advice or suggestions on an itinerary. Here's our thinking so far: 29-Sep Fri USA -> Athens 30-Sep Sat Athens - full day Athens - City/Sites*/Museums** 1-Oct Sun Athens - full day Athens - City/Sites*/Museums** 2-Oct Mon Athens - full day Athens - Trip to Hydra 3-Oct Tue Athens - full day Athens - Trip to Delphi 4-Oct Wed Athens - full day Athens - Trip to ? (Nafplio,...More
September 02, 2017|
Response fromtwixtthepennines|
Just to say that I would absolutely not leave your return to Athens until the day that you fly home, too risky. You could arrive in Athens and fly directly to Santorini, turning the order the other way around, spending your last days exploring the city in a relaxed mode/doing any side-trips you decide upon. Last year in Athens I encountered a broken down ferry and a metro strike, so things can happen to delay you unexpectedly.
fineshot2000
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Benaki Museum or Museum of Cycladic Art? (2 Replies)
I am guessing I will probably only have the time to do one of these two museums, unless both could be done in short time. Both appear blocks from each other on the same street. Which would you choose?
January 16, 2009|
Response fromLita B|
Benaki..but they are SO close .. a couple of blocks from other..definetely worth it to make the effort.. Cyclades is much smaller as well! I managed both in an afternoon...needless to say, have returned to the Banaki 3 times since..great gift shop! Enjoy!
bunnyow
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Athens Itinerary (22 Replies)
Hi guys, I need some expert advice on my 4 days Athens itinerary :) Pls do comment on my itinerary! Thanks for the trouble :) 1st day -Acropolis -Theater of Dionysos -Parthenon -Odeion of Herodes Atticus -Lunch at Acropolis Museum -Acropolis Museum -Temple of Olympian Zeus 2nd day -Ancient Agora -Theseion (Temple of Hephaestus) -Roman Agora (Forum) -Tower of Winds Lunch -Kerameikos Cemetery ( Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 3rd day (Thursday) -National...More
September 08, 2009|
Response fromGraham B|
Hi there All the outdoor sights you mention are very close to each other. If you plot them on a street map of Athens, or better still, invest in the Rough Guides Street Map which shows all major sights, you will see how compact they all are and how easily accessible they are from one another. What I'm saying is that really, if you miss something out one day, or take longer at one specific place, it's dead easy to make up on lost time. A couple of pointers..... The Tower of Winds is...More