Tickets for Benaki Museum of Modern Greek Culture

Prehistoric, Ancient Greek art and more in a neoclassical-style building

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Overview
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Highlights
  • Witness a unique exhibition focused on the fascinating changes and traditions of Greek culture
  • Browse the insides, and grounds of a stunning neoclassical-style building
  • See post-Byzantine and neo-Hellenic art, prehistoric, ancient Greek and Roman antiquities, The Byzantine collection and more
Description

The Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization is a hive of gorgeous Greek art and material representing the country's culture and traditions. See Prehistoric, Ancient Greek and Roman antiquities, The Byzantine Collection and more in a beautiful neoclassical-style building.

Come explore more than togas and ruins at The Benaki Museum of Greek Culture. This jaw-dropping neoclassical-style building is an art piece on its own, and was converted into a museum purely to house Antonis Benakis' treasures.

The collection of Prehistoric, Ancient Greek and Roman antiquities showcases items from the dawn of Prehistory to the end of the Roman era. The post-Byzantine and neo-Hellenic exhibition covers ecclesiastical and secular art from the 15th to the 19th century.

The Byzantine collection links ancient and modern Greece via stunning paintings, while an array of historical heirlooms walks you through the history of modern Greece, from the end of the 18th century to today.

An art lover's treat in Athens!

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What's included
Admission to the permanent collection
Admission to the temporary exhibitions
Instructions

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Venue
Address
Benaki Museum of Modern Greek Culture
Koumpari 1, 106 74, Athens
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
For the Main Exhibition Building you can use the entrance on Vas. Sofias avenue
Additional info

Getting there

  • Metro: Lines 2 and 3 to Syntagma or Evangelismos
  • Bus: Lines 022, 054, 100, 220, 221, 235, 608, 622, 732, 815 and X14 to Syntagma or lines 022 and 060 to Kolonaki
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Aug 20, 2019
Excellent museum, arranged chronologically, and giving a fascinating insight into the culture and art of Greece.
Nov 15, 2019
Me ha gustado mucho todo lo que hay y han sido amables
Sep 13, 2018
Ritorno ogni anno e sono sempre affascinato da questi due mose che racchiudono in poco spazio tanta storia

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