The Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum: A historical treasure in the heart of Athens

The modern Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum centered on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens.

This historical treasure was built to house every exhibit that has been found on the sacred rock of the Acropolis and its footsteps covering a wide period of time from the Mycenaean period to the Roman and Paleochristian Athens. The new museum building was founded in 2003 and opened on 21 July 2009.

If you visit the city of Athens you must visit this wonderful museum and explore the ancient history of Greece. Don’t forget to enjoy a cup of coffee or have a snack at the museum café.

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Museum of Cycladic Art

Museum of Cycladic Art: If you are a lover of Cycladic Art this will be your favourite place

The Museum of Cycladic Art was founded in January 1986 to house the collection of Cycladic and ancient Greek art by Nikolaos Goulandris and Dollis Goulandris.

It is located in the center of Athens, on Neofytos Doukas Street and a part of the museum is housed in the Stathatos Mansion since 1991.

This is a museum in Athens that is concerned with the accommodation of objects and the promotion of the ancient civilizations of the Cyclades and Cyprus. Its most important exhibits are related to Cycladic culture from the 3rd millennium BC. Also, it hosts periodical exhibitions and presentations of ancient and modern art.

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Byzantine and Christian Museum

Byzantine and Christian Museum: It is time to explore the surprising Byzantine and Christian history

The Byzantine and Christian Museum was founded in 1914, based in Athens. It is one of the country’s national museums and one of the most important museums in the world for the art and culture of Byzantine and post-Byzantine times.

It has more than 25,000-35,000 wonderful collections of objects, dating from the 3rd to the 20th century, mainly from the Greater Greek, Asia Minor and Balkan regions.

Don’t miss the chance to visit it. This experience will surprise you!

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National Historical Museum

National Historical Museum: A wonderful museum that everyone should visit

The National Historical Museum was founded in 1882 by the Historical and Ethnological Society of Greece (IEEE).

The museum is related to the history of modern Hellenism, from the Fall of Constantinople to the Second World War. Through this it promotes the political, social and intellectual evolution of Hellenism from the period of Ottoman domination to the present era.

The National Historical Museum also functions as a research center of modern Greek history. Since 1960 the Museum has been permanently housed in the Old Parliament House on Stadiou Street, in the city center of Athens.

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The Benaki Museum

The Benaki Museum: The most famous museum in Athens

The Benaki Museum is one of the most famous museums in Athens. It was founded in 1929 by Antonis Benakis in memory of his father, Emmanuel Benakis.

The main museum is housed in the neoclassical building of the Benaki family, built in 1867-1868 on Vasilissis Sofias boulevard, opposite the National Garden.

The museum hosts exhibits of all time of Greek history and art from prehistoric times to modern times. You will also admire exhibits of ancient Byzantine, post-Byzantine, Islamic and traditional art. Museum collections include also works of Asian, Chinese and Coptic art.

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