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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

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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