The Benaki Muesum is close to Syntagma square and is a well-known museum in Athens. The city boasts of a rich and vibrant history and the Benaki Museum does a brilliant job of highlighting the same.
Over a 40,000 items of various kinds have been displayed beautifully at the Benaki Museum. From guns to Greek busts, the permanent collection has a fascinating array of interesting objects to see. The various exhibits include prehistoric and ancient Greek art, Byzantine artifacts, heirlooms and Hellenic art as well. Various pieces of clothing, jewellery, paintings and other decorative objects will surely keep you engaged for hours.
It has quite an extensive collection so make sure to plan a few hours around it. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Athens itinerary 1 day.
Entrance Ticket Details For Benaki Museum
- If you take a combined ticket all the museums in Athens and around can be seen in a 12 Euro ticket.
How to Reach Benaki Museum
- Metro- Syntagma by lines 2 and 3
- Alatsi, Spondi
- Café Merlin
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22.85% of people who visit Athens include Benaki Museum in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
50.79% of people start their Benaki Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Benaki Museum
50.69% of people prefer walking in order to reach Benaki Museum