AOL Travel
Print

Museum of the History of Athens University

Museum of the History of Athens University - Athens, Greece
Museum of the History of Athens University
Tholou Street 5, Athens, Greece 10556Map
+30 210 331 0392
Neighborhood: Plaka
Overview

One of Plaka's largest mansions housed Athens University during the 19th century. Today, it is used as the university museum, where a collection of 19th-century mementoes is on display. Among the exhibits are rare books and old scientific instruments, photos, teaching aids, manuscripts, maps and numerous portraits. The museum's collection gives an insight into how law, medicine, philosophy, theology and natural sciences were taught more than 150 years ago. During the summer, the courtyard is used to stage theatrical performances. Admission is free of charge.

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Museum of the History of Athens University?
Museum of the History of Athens University General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Science & Technology
  • Nearest Train: Monastiraki
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
ADVERTISEMENT