Kanellopoulos Museum

4.4 Currently Closed
  • Address: Theorias 12, cnr Panos, Plaka, Athens, Greece
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +30-2103212313
  • Ticket Price: 2 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids, Specialty Museums

This museum is an ideal place to visit if you wish to study the Greek civilization through the remnants and objects that state their own stories. Housed in the grand Michaleas Mansion, the Kanellopoulos family collection exhibits Byzantine icons, jewelry, and Mycenaean and Geometric vases and bronzes over the period from 3rd century to 19th century. Showcased in chronological order, the objects over here are emblems of Greek art and civilization that has been otherwise deeply buried in the pages of history. The cult objects here belong to Cycladic, Minoan and Mycenaean cultures. Do visit this museum if you wish to utilize your time amidst the objects of art and architecture!

Kanellopoulos Museum Travel Tips

  • This museum is currently closed for restoration work.

Entrance Ticket Details For Kanellopoulos Museum

  • Reduced : €1

How to Reach Kanellopoulos Museum

  • By Metro: Monastiraki station

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  • Kanellopoulos Museum Address: Theorias 12, cnr Panos, Plaka, Athens, Greece
  • Kanellopoulos Museum Contact Number: +30-2103212313
  • Kanellopoulos Museum Timing: 08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Kanellopoulos Museum Price: 2 EUR
  • Time required to visit Kanellopoulos Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 5.82% of people who visit Athens include Kanellopoulos Museum in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Kanellopoulos Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kanellopoulos Museum

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kanellopoulos Museum

People normally club together Socrates' Prison and Hellenic Children's Museum while planning their visit to Kanellopoulos Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Kanellopoulos Museum Reviews & Ratings

  • Very good museum

  • Small selection spread over a few rooms. The Byzantine section was closed when I visited so it was hard to assess how big that is. Only the classical section was open.

  • Different opening hours are published in internet on the official webpage of the ministry of culture. When we went there we had only 15 minutes left, because the museum closed at 3 p.m. and not at 4.30 p.m. as published on the website! The people at the museum knew about that problem, but at the ministry apparently nobody bothers....

  • Very educational for greek and foreign school kids. Program tutors are great, very kind and helpful!

  • A diachronic (archaeological and byzantine) museum. Situated very close to acropolis. The Byzantine collection has many Postbyzantine portable icons as well as juelery and woodcarves. The archaelogical collection covers from from the cycladic civilisation to romaic times with many figures and pots. The two collections are rich and some of the items are very nice. There is also a small agyptian collection. Overall it's a nice museum to visit. Sadly the museum is almost empty as very few tourists know about it. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Because the museum doesn't attract many visitors it is highly understuffed for the most part of the year. So (apart from some months in summer) there is only one room open out of six, rendering the museum practically closed. I recommend asking about how many of the rooms are open to the public before buying a ticket.9

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