We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum of the History of Athens University

Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
32
All photos (32)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
54°
39°
Feb
58°
42°
Mar
65°
48°
Apr
Contact
5 Tholou, Athens 105 56, Greece
Plaka
Website
+30 21 0324 0861
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Athens
from $5.76
More Info
from $63.32
More Info
from $11.51
More Info
Reviews (39)
Filter reviews
20 results
Traveler rating
10
8
2
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
10
8
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews medical instruments worth a visit portraits visitors exhibits greek greece acropolis
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great story line troughout the beginning times of the modern university in Athens. I was happy to see the first woman graduated there and all the old medical devices and teaching models.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hajnalka G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in a house of a great turkish lady that the first king of Greece Otto bought, the Museum is extremely interesting. The ancient books, medical instruments, astrological maps take you to a trip through the time. An interesting fact, sometimes the students followed lessons...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dream50285278548
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cost - Adults - 2 euros, Children aged 12 to 18 years old- 1 euro; not expensive and worth every 'euro'. and free the first Sunday of the month. N.B. The museum is open Monday – Friday: 09.00 -16.00; the first Sunday of each month...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jrp56
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

This fascinating old house contains so much history. You might wonder about the myriad accomplishments of Stamatios Kleanthis, who in 1851 participates at the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace in London. He supplies the marbles for the restoration of the Louvre Museum sculptures and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stevenm00001
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Interesting little museum about the history of Athens, the University and the building itself. Literally in the shadow of the Acropolis, I was surprised that there weren't more visitors - most definitely worth the two Euro entry.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Miriam G
Reviewed June 23, 2018

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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank IndySig
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PersianOldMan
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.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank SoniaP1428
Reviewed August 19, 2016

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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank 264Artemis1970
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

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank kiltmaker2
View more reviews
Nearby
Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 296 nearby hotels
Adrian Hotel
435 reviews
.10 miles away
Kimon Athens Hotel
389 reviews
.18 miles away
Plaka Hotel
3,773 reviews
.19 miles away
The Zillers Boutique Hotel
140 reviews
.20 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,896 nearby restaurants
Klepsydra Restaurant
39 reviews
.05 miles away
Yiasemi
538 reviews
.03 miles away
Klepsidra Cafe
306 reviews
.05 miles away
Melina Merkouri Cafe
248 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,311 nearby attractions
Acropolis
31,220 reviews
.11 miles away
Erechtheion
2,584 reviews
.09 miles away
Anafiotika
1,095 reviews
.06 miles away
Tower of the Winds
278 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museum of the History of Athens University staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines