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National History Museum (Old Parliament)

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13 Stadiou, Athens 105 61, Greece
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

This museum is conveniently located in the heart of Athens, near other tourist sites. The price was only 4 euro. The content covers the political and military history, briefly noting 1000 AD- 1700 AD, and then with more detail for 1800 to 1930s. It is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

The National Historical Museum is located in the Old Parliament House at Stadiou Street in Athens. Its is a beautiful and grand museum full of historical exhibits. The collection contains items concerning te period from the Fall of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453 to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

The museum is located in the Old Parliament House, which originally was King Otto's first residence. The fact that the building witnessed some of the most troublous and important events in modern Greek history gives me chills everytime that I visit it. The museum has...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

So honored. I was invited to be part of the Olympic Torch Relay for the Winter Games of 2018. And we had our photoshoot here.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank redman5314
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This museum in the old parliament building is worth visiting. The artefacts are excellent. There is English explanations.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this museum. The artifacts displayed are accompanied by interesting explanations in both Greek and English. The World War 1 exhibit is laid out well and presented to maintain interest. I’m glad I visited!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

When you walk in the place looks dowdy and dull. You go into the old parliament assembly hall and suddenly you start to absorb the fantastic atmosphere of the place which is soaked in history. You continue with a walk from room to room and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is perhaps second only to the Acropolis and Acropolis museum as a must-see, it has an extensive collection from every epoch of Greek Art from Neolithic to the Roman Empire of exceptional quality and range. It is a 19-century national museum of a traditional...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place with my kids school & even though we couldn't see everything as there is a lot to see. The kids loved it so we visited again with them.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

The museum isn't satisfying at all, the collection is average, the only thing that attracted my attention was the Sword of George Byron. Although it's nice to see the Old Parliament.

Date of experience: July 2017
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