Benaki Museum

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Greece’s largest privately owned museum has a large collection of exhibits on more recent history that include Byzantine artefacts, Islamic art and works from the 18th-20th centuries.

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Koubari 1, Athens
Trams 3, 13 (stop: ΡΗΓΙΛΛΗΣ) Bus 220, 221, 235, 608, 622, 815, Α5, E14, Χ14
Telephone (021) 0367 1000
Admission €6, free Thu (except temporary exhibits, students free
    Open Mon & Wed 9am-5pm, Thu 9am-midnight, Fri-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-3pm

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  • Theodore, 19 Nov 2016

    An outstanding museum with contemporary exhibitions and interesting events held often.

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  • Andreas, 02 Feb 2016

    Amazing building. Hosts great exhibitions. The store is fantastic for presents

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  • Andreas, 21 Jan 2016

    One of the best place to explore great exhibitions or just have a break in the museum's restaurant. !!! Good for families too... The exhibitions change almost every 1-2 months.

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  • Carl, 26 Dec 2015

    Wonderful collection of Greek art from prehistory to modern times.

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  • Lydia, 08 Dec 2015

    Υπέροχο μουσείο με πολλές ενδιαφέρουσες εκθέσεις όλο το χρόνο!

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  • Dave, 27 Nov 2015

    The Benaki Museum is a must-see for any visitor to Athens who only has a few days in the city. It offers a condensed view of Greek history and culture spread over 4 levels. Nice cafe as well!!

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  • Christos, 23 Nov 2015

    Minimalist exhibition space, interesting cafe...

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  • Anestis, 07 Nov 2015

    Ένα μουσείο με πολύ καλή αισθητική του χώρου και έξυπνη αρχιτεκτονική.

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  • miltos, 12 Jun 2015

    Wifi pass: benakiwifi

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  • Mara, 19 Jan 2015

    great building that can travel the visitor through time. There are always great installations at the exteriors. Do not forget to check each month for seminars and events

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  • BY, 17 Sep 2014

    A place for everything..

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  • thitasigma, 23 May 2014

    There is a gift shop selling inventive objects by local artists.

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  • Anastasia, 23 Feb 2014

    Προσεγμένος χώρος, πολύ καλό museum shop κι εστιατόριο/καφέ.

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  • Tziorzia, 20 Feb 2014

    Every thursday: free entrance!

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  • Paris, 30 Jan 2014

    You really can't miss this museum. A great collection on Greece's history, especially if you like Christian history.

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  • Elly Kyriaki, 18 Jan 2014

    Ωραίες οι εκθέσεις των Massimo Listri και Γ. Τσαρούχη, τα βραβεία αρχιτεκτονικής μια από τα ίδια, μέτριος καφές, φρέσκα κουλουράκια, αργό ή ανύπαρκτο wifi και ένα πωλητήριο που χρειάζεται ανανέωση.

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  •, 18 Jan 2014

    Al Roof Garden del Museo si mangia benissimo e con una vista spettacoare sul Partenone. Il costo di una cena si aggira sui € 25 a persona. Molto romantico.

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  • Petros, 16 Dec 2013

    amazing space

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  • Georgia, 31 Oct 2013

    Top in contemporaryart in Athens. Γιατί να μην έχει κάθε μέρα 1000 επισκέπτες; Έρχεσαι και σου φτιάχνει το κέφι. Πέμπτη δωρεάν είσοδος.

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  • Panos, 27 Sep 2013

    A place to visit even if you at not that much into art

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  • Renata, 28 Jul 2013

    Maravegias concert!!

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  • Leigh, 27 Jun 2013

    Every last Friday of the month, do not miss Open Coffee, a great tech abd entrepreneurial event!

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  • Boris, 13 Jun 2013

    Beautifuly decorated, with a lot of amazing objects on the exposure. Don't miss the Greek Portfolio foto collection. On the roof there is a nice open air restaurant.

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  • Popi, 24 May 2013

    Ημέρες Γαστρονομίας 24 25 26 Μαΐου

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  • Bridget, 13 May 2013

    Athens' window on contemporary art and design, this outpost is well worth a visit.

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  • Viva Wallet, 25 Apr 2013

    ΗΜΕΡΕΣ ΓΑΣΤΡΟΝΟΜΙΑΣ – ΟΝΟΜΑΣΙΑ ΠΡΟΕΛΕΥΣΗΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ στις 24, 25 & 26/05. Μία πρότυπη διοργάνωση με έμπνευση & επίκεντρο το συναρπαστικό πλουραλισμό της ελληνικής γαστρονομίας! Εισιτήρια με 8€

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  • Del, 23 Feb 2013

    Greece through the eyes of a foreign photographer living here...Beautiful exhibition!Unexpected objects and people get a leading role! Charles Weber...

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  • Manos, 13 Jan 2013

    Μια ταμίας και μια που απλά ήταν από πάνω της και την....επέβλεπε... - ας υπενθυμίσει κάποιος στους σερβιτόρους ότι και έξω υπάρχουν τραπέζια. Προφανώς το έχουν ξεχάσει...

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  • Ioannis, 12 Jan 2013

    ωραίος χώρος αλλά το αμφιθέατρο έχει τις πιο άβολες θέσεις στο σύμπαν, η μόνη φορά που δεν χρειάστηκα ορθοπεδικό ήταν όταν λόγω κόσμου (TCAth) έκατσα στο ΠΑΤΩΜΑ

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