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Benaki Museum, Athens

Benaki Museum - Athens, Greece
Benaki Museum
1 Koumpari Street, Athens, Greece 10674Map
@ Vas Sofias Avenue
+30 210 367 1000
Neighborhood: Kolonaki
Overview

Eight thousand years of Greek history come alive. Enjoy prehistoric works of art, rare manuscripts, Byzantine icons, historic weapons and paintings. The greatest attraction is the reconstructions of 18th- and 19th-century living. The museum also features a Childhood and Toy Department (with 15,000 historic games and children's items from around the world), a Chinese Art Department (with ceramics as old as 4000 years) and a Coptic Art Department where displays include rare textiles from Egypt. A museum shop and a roof garden with a restaurant are available to visitors.

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Benaki Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Wednesday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Thursday from 09:00 AM to 12:00 AM, Friday to Saturday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Metro Lines 2 & 3: Syntagma Station
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