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Museum of the History of Athens University

5 Tholou, Athens 105 56, Greece
+30 21 0324 0861
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Outside extraordinaire

We were not able to go inside, but the outside did not disappoint us. So interesting looking at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
IndySig
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Won't Let You Un

Although the fresco outside is OK, nothing very important, they wouldn't let us in at 2:30 in the... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
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4 weeks ago
“Outside extraordinaire”
Nov 20, 2017
“This museum is worth seeing”
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5 Tholou, Athens 105 56, Greece
Plaka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not able to go inside, but the outside did not disappoint us. So interesting looking at the fresco of this wonderful Museum of History. The portico is just amazing and so beautiful in color.

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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Although the fresco outside is OK, nothing very important, they wouldn't let us in at 2:30 in the Tuesday afternoon to visit inside.

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

Although there is much to see things Greek in museums around Europe, seeing things in situ makes for a good visit.

Thank Sonia P
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

Just a stunning location right in the heart of Athens. Even from the outside, you cannot but take many photos

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Reviewed March 4, 2016

Located next to the Museum of Pavlos and Alexandra Kanellopoulos, this is another museum that is located on the foothills of the Northern part of Acroplis Hills

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Reviewed November 4, 2015

Very good choice fo the students they are looking to view something deferent in Greece and visiting Athens city, the capital of Greece.

Thank Asta L
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Reviewed June 16, 2015

We were walking by and were drawn in by the lovely courtyard. This small museum is dedicated primarily to the university's founding and early years (late 19th century) which provides a nice contrast to the ancient history of the adjacent Acropolis and Agora. There is...More

Thank deepblueseafan
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Reviewed June 2, 2015

excellent building.Lots of old instruments from the University of Athens. Oldmemorabilia. The old flag of the university

Thank Xenophon M
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Reviewed May 20, 2015

During my recent trip to Greece, I visited the Museum of the History of Athens University. A nice small museum in the old city of Athens, it is built with a lovely view of the city and worth a visit. Recommended.

Thank Ibadanboy
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Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a very interesting small museum in Plaka, housed in a very nice building with a lovely courtyard!! And the city view from the upper floor terrace is really good!! Most of the exhibits are really interesting and they really take you back to...More

Thank MariaDanai
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stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
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