Top List of Museums in Athens

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Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Athens that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Athens to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Athens page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Museums in Athens

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  • Acropolis Museum

    #1 of 25 Museums Things To Do in Athens
    Acropolis Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Sculpture

    Address: 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Τ.Κ. 11742, Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Acropolis museum is perhaps the most visited museums in Athens. The museum is both informative as well as important from the collection point of view. It has several historic artifacts from the an...Read more

  • Plaka

    #2 of 25 Museums Things To Do in Athens
    Plaka

    Tags: Museum, Cafe, Souvenir Shop

    Address: Plaka, Athens, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Plaka is a lovely old-town-like area close to the city of Athens. This wonderful neighbor of Acropolis is known for offering lovely strolls across its narrow lanes, replete with an innate Greek c...Read more

  • National Archaeological Museum

    #3 of 25 Museums Things To Do in Athens
    National Archaeological Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 28is Oktovriou 44, Athina 106 82, Greece

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Being such a historic city, there is a lot to see in the National Archeological Museum of Athens. If you are in Athens and want to know more about the glorious days of Greek civilization, the Roman pe...Read more

  • National Historical Museum

    #4 of 25 Museums Things To Do in Athens
    National Historical Museum

    Tags: History Museum, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Old Parliament Building, Kolokotronis Square, Stadiou str. 13, Athens, GR-105 61

    Timings: 08:30 am - 02:30 pm Details

    This lovely museum stands in what is called the Old Parliament house in Athens. The building itself is quite impressive and interesting to see. It used to house the Greek parliament in the late 1800s....Read more

  • Piraeus

    #5 of 25 Museums Things To Do in Athens
    Piraeus

    Tags: Entertainment, Specialty Museum

    Address: Piraeus, Greece, Athens

    Timings: 08:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Located within the city limits of Athens is the port area of Piraeus. The lovely port is definitely a must visit for a change of scenery in Athens. From the gorgeous historic monuments you come to thi...Read more

  • Temple Of Apollo

    #6 of 25 Museums Things To Do in Athens
    Temple Of Apollo

    Tags: Temple, Museum, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Delphi, athens, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Located in Corinth near Athens, the Temple of Apollo needs a must visit during your trip to this ancient city. Although it is an hour long trip, the ancient Corinth is worth the effort. Although all t...Read more

  • Goulandris Museum Of Cycladic Art

    #7 of 25 Museums Things To Do in Athens
    Goulandris Museum Of Cycladic Art

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: 4 Neophytou Douka Street / 1 Irodotou Street & Vas. Sofias Avenue, 10674 Athens, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Cycladic Art means figurines and vessels made of Marble. Founded in 1986 to house the collections of Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris, the Museum of Cycladic Art is dedicated to the study, preservation a...Read more

  • Byzantine Museum

    #8 of 25 Museums Things To Do in Athens
    Byzantine Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 22 Vas. Sofias Ave., 106 75 Athens

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Situated within the Ilissia Mansion, the Byzantine and Christian Museum was founded in 1914. The museum's collection documents the development of art from early Christian period to the post Byzantine ...Read more

  • Athens War Museum

    #9 of 25 Museums Things To Do in Athens
    Athens War Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: Rizari 2, Athens, Greece

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Athens War Museum has a fascinating exhibit of Greece's war history through the ages, in chronological order. This also includes some 5th century BC Corinthian war helmets and replicas of weapons ...Read more

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