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Floating Naval Museum Battleship Averof

Hellenic Maritime Heritage Park, Paleo Faliro 17510, Greece
+30 21 0988 8211
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In the beautiful bay of Faliro in the south suburbs of Athens you can visit the Floating Naval Museum >, a ship of 141m, the flagship of the Royal Hellenic Navy fleet in the victorious naval battles of Elli in 1912 and Limnos in the beginning of 1913, during the Balkan War. Ιn 2011 the ship celebrate her 100 years birthday and thousands of people visit the Floating Naval Museum > discovering the historical importance of the ship for the liberation of northeaster islands of Aegean Sea. Also admired the restoration of the interior of the ship, the apartments of the admiral Pavlos Kountouriotis, the quarter of the officers, the kitchens, the uniform exhibition, the armament, the bridge battle, the chapel of St. Nickolas and could made a tour to the main deck and the 2 others sub decks that are open for the visitors. As the Floating Naval Museum > can provide a tour with a guide, every day most of the schools from Athens and all around Greece can program a visit to a living myth that stands imperious to remind in every visitor the values of freedom, of honor and Hellenic patriotism. Exhibitions and activities can occur during the next 6 months so visit our website regularly for further information.
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Hellenic Maritime Heritage Park, Paleo Faliro 17510, Greece
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

Not everyday you get the chance to go on one of the last surviving ww1 era cruisers been a ww1 fanatic this made the whole trip to Athens even better a must for anyone interested in ww1

1  Thank David L
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Stopping at Flisvos Marina you can view the two warships and also look around the marina as well. Our party walked around the barrier of the Marina to visit the two Hellenic warships however they were not open in May 2016

Thank Chas K
Reviewed May 30, 2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the vessel and the remarkable historic artefacts collection on display on the vessel. Well worth the 3 euro entrance fee we paid to go on board. Not suitable for wheelchair or limb disabled visitors as a...More

Thank Gus H
Reviewed May 18, 2016

I recently visited after many years the Battleship Averof with my 5 years old son and we had a fantastic time. The museum is at Paleo Faliro, easy accessible with tram and bus next to Floisvos Marina where you can find plenty of restaurants, cafes...More

1  Thank zografou
Reviewed May 13, 2016

This battleship fought in both World Wars, and there aren't many naval craft left in the world that can claim that. There are many and various original pieces to see including uniforms, sleeping arrangements, the Admiral's quarters, equipment etc, Alas you cannot go round the...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed May 4, 2016

A living Legend for Greek Navy and all Greeks in general ! A ship that performed a major role during Balcan Wars and WWI stands there proud, waiting for you to visit her !

1  Thank touristas97
Reviewed March 24, 2016

Do not miss it! Educational for the children and interesting for adults. Closes early though (I think 15:00). Afterwards you may take a walk and have coffee or lunch at the nearby Marina Floisvos.

1  Thank AthanasiaGreece
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Interesting Naval museum near Flisvou Park. Tram 4 from Sintagma. Good trip for half a day with children - Park with several playgrounds + Museum.

Thank alena030
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Averof battleship with it's inspiring history is wirth seeing!It takes you back in time only by stepping your foot on it.the cabbins ,the instruments,the old machines are well maintained.the whole ship releases possitive energy.You need to see this monumental ship!

Thank angiesar
Reviewed February 6, 2016

It's quite an experience to visit one of the last surviving ships of WWI (it was commissioned more than 100 years ago!) and definitely the most iconic vessel of the greek navy! It's a miracle how she survived WWII. The crew on board do their...More

1  Thank George K
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