- Open: 1 April – 31 October: Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Last admission: 3:30 p.m.) Tuesday to Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Last admission: 7:30 p.m.) Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Last admission: 9:30 p.m.) 1 November – 31 March: Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Last admission: 4:30 p.m.) Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Last admission: 9:30 p.m.) Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Last admission: 7:30 p.m.) Closed: 1 January, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, 1 May, 25 and 26 December Admission: General admission fee: 5 euros The Acropolis Museum, the most important in the world, includes unique masterpieces, mostly original works of the archaic and classical Greek art, directly related to the sacred rock of the Athenian Acropolis. They are freely votive sculptures, and architectural ensembles of sculptures that decorated the buildings erected in different historical periods of the Acropolis. On its exhibitions even votive and reliefs, clay objects like vases, statuettes and reliefs as well as other kinds of miniature bronze votive figurines and utensils are included. A part of the sculptures of bronze objects and pottery, was transferred from the National Archaeological Museum where they were kept. The inscribed equipment (dedications bases, honorary decrees, lists of offerings of the goddess Athena, building inscriptions of the Erechtheion) transferred from Epigraphical Museum and currencies ('' treasures '') from the Numismatic Museum. Important is the gap in the Acropolis Museum of original sculptures of the Parthenon, located in European museums and collections University (British Museum, the Louvre, etc.). The Acropolis Museum and its activities are closely tied to the archaeological site and the restoration works carried out in the monuments of the rock and the slopes of the Acropolis.
Category: MUSEUMSSend e-mail15, Dionysiou Areopagitou Str. - Athens2109000900
- Open: Tuesday - Sunday 8:00 - 15:00 Monday: closed Tickets: Full: €4, Reduced: €3 Special ticket package: Full: €5, Reduced: €3 Valid for Archaeological Museum of Brauron and archaeological site of Brauron The Archaeological Museum of Brauron is only 200 meters from the archaeological site of the Sanctuary of Brauronian Artemis, one of the most ancient sanctuaries of Attica. The new permanent exhibition, running according to modern museological and museographic methods rich and varied finds from the excavations in the sanctuary of Vravrona and antiquities from the area of Mesogaias. The exhibition presents the history of Vravrona, the architecture of the sanctuary, the statues of "bears" -Little girls and boys-, votive sculptures, worship and properties of the goddess and the history of Mesogaias. The exhibition area is developed on one level and comprises hall, five rooms and a patio. The Museum also houses, warehouses Storage antiques and maintenance workshops metal, ceramic and lithic finds. Exhibition Units 1. Historical development of Brauron. Archaeological site monuments. 2. Establishment of the sanctuary according to the legend. The religious events. Instances of Artemis. 3. Artemis, protector of children 4. Hypostases of Artemis.Various offerings 5. Mesogaia
Category: MUSEUMSImages Markopoulo Mesogion, Brauron - Attica2299027020
- Open: Tuesday-Sunday: 08:00-15:00 Closed on Monday Tickets: Full: €3, Reduced: €2 Valid for: Archaeological Museum of Eleusis, Archaeological site of Eleusis The museum was designed by J. Mousis, and was built in 1889 in order to house the excavation finds from the site. The westernmost, sixth room is a later addition.
Category: MUSEUMSImages Elefsina - Attica2105546019
- Open: Monday-Sunday: 08.00-19.00 Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 Special ticket package: Full: €12, Reduced: €6 Valid for: Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Hadrian's Library, Kerameikos, Museum of the Ancient Agora, North slope of Acropolis, Olympieio, Roman Agora of Athens, South Slope of Acropolis The museum of Kerameikos was built in 1937 on the plans of H. Johannes, with a donation of Gustav Oberlaender. It was enlarged in the 1960's with the support of the Boehringer brothers. Τhe exhibits are displayed in chronological order, but also according to their subjects and their provenance. Exhibition Units Sculpture: funerary monuments Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods. Pottery: grave goods - tombs funerary ensembles from all eras of antiquity. Grave goods of the wider area of Kerameikos cemetery (outside the archaeological site). Collective burial. Findings from a building of the Inner Kerameikos.
Category: MUSEUMSImages 148, Ermou Str. - Athens2103463552
- Open: Winter: Museum is closed, due to repair and re-exhibition works. Summer: Museum is closed, due to repair and re-exhibition works. The building was constructed in 1911 in order to shelter the Kytheraic Union and it was donated to the Greek Ministry of Culture in 1975. In 1981 it was renovated in order to house the finds of the excavations and in 1991, a room (xenon) was added. The museum contains the Minoan finds from the excavations of Palaeopolis. The most important items of the museum are: Archaic lion from Kythera. Various prehistoric finds. Pottery and stone artefacts dated to the Minoan period, found in Palaeopolis. Minoan pottery. Vases found in the excavations of Palaeopolis. Head of a statue. Iconistic head of a beardless man, dated to the Roman period. Marble head of a youth, dated to the Roman period. It is a copy of an original statue of the 4th century B.C.
Category: MUSEUMSSend e-mailChora at Kythera - Attica2735031739
- Open: Tuesday - Sunday 8:00 - 15:00 Monday closed Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 The exhibition of antiquities is thematic and chronological, as it aims to show aspects of human life and activity from prehistoric times to the 6th century AD. Hall 1 is dedicated to the mining and metallurgical activities in Laureotiki in antiquity. Emphasis is placed on inscriptions relating to mining laboratories. In Hall 2 exhibited pottery, tools and stone jewelry from Kitsos Cave, inhabited in the Neolithic period (6 to 5 thousand BC), vessels and other offerings from the cemeteries of Thorikos and the region of Sounion (8th - 4th century BC) and finds from sanctuaries and residential complexes in various positions of Lavrion. Important place in the Museum occupied by relief plaques from the frieze of the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, and funerary and votive statues and reliefs from ancient townships of Lavrion. Impressive is the mosaic floor from early (4th-5th cent.ury) Basilica of Lavrio.
Category: MUSEUMSImages 1, Andrea Kordella Str. - Lavrio2292022817
- Open: Winter: Tuesday-Sunday: 8.30-15.00 Summer: Tuesday-Sunday: 8.00-20.00 Tickets: Full: €3, Reduced: €2 The permanent exhibition of the Archaeological Museum of Marathon presents the history of the region from prehistoric times to the Roman period through the findings of excavations of the broader area of Marathon. Exhibition Units: Room I - The Cave of Pan in Oinoi Room II - The prehistoric times Room III - The Historical Period Room IV - Herod Atticus and his era Room V - The Sacred Egyptian gods in the Small Marsh or Brexiza Marathon Old Terrace - Trophy Room
Category: MUSEUMSImages 114, Plataion Ave. - Marathonas2294055155
- Open: Tuesday-Sunday: 08.00-15.00 Closed on Monday Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 The Museum of Megara exhibits objects coming from the excavations of G. Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities in the town of Megara and the wider region. The findings cover the period from the 8th century BC up to the 2nd century AD. The purpose of its foundation was to house some of the findings of the Archaeological Collection of Megara and form a small lung culture on the outskirts of western Athens.
Category: MUSEUMSImages 48, Menidiati Str. - Megara2296022426
- Open: Winter: From the 1st of January until the 31 of March 2015: 8:00-15:00 Monday: closed Summer: From the 1st of April until the 31 of October 2015 08:00-15:00 Monday: closed Tickets: Full: €3, Reduced: €2 The permanent exhibition of the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus includes findings of rescue and systematic excavations of Piraeus, Kallithea, Moschato of Attica Beach in Varkiza, the islands of the Gulf Islands and Kithira and two notable private collections, the Meletopoulou-Nomidou Collection and Geroulanou Collection. These clay and bronze vases, figurines, small objects, jewelry, musical instruments, bronze and marble statues, votive and funerary reliefs, which chronologically cover the long period from the 18th century. BC to the 4th century. AD, however, dominated the exhibits of the 5th and 4th century. BC, especially those related to the parallel course of Athens and Piraeus, and those referred to in private life, mainly funerary monuments. Some of the exhibits are very rare, such as the famous bronze statues, the impressive monument of Kallithea, the figurines of the Minoan peak sanctuary of Kythira and Mycenaean sanctuary of Methana. Exhibition Units - The ancient Piraeus as a naval base and commercial center (lobby floor) - Pottery and privacy (room 2 floor) - The bronze statues of Piraeus (halls 3-4 of the floor) - Religious life (room 5 floor) - Morphological evolution of the funerary monument (room 6 floor, halls 7-8 Ground floor) - The plastic of the Hellenistic and Roman period (rooms 9-10 floor)
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mail31, Charilaou Trikoupi Str. - Pireas2104521598
- Open: Winter: From the 1st of November 2014 until the 31 of March 2015: 8:00-15:00 Monday: closed Summer: From the 1st of April 2015 until the 31 of October 2015: 8:00-15:00 Monday: closed Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 Special ticket package: Full: €6, Reduced: €3 Due to a temporary lack of special ticket packages, be informed at the local ticket office for availability. Valid for: Archaeological Museum of Kolona Aigina, Archaeological Museum of Poros, Archaeological site of Aphaia at Aigina, Kolona, Pavlos Kountouriotis Mansion, Spetses Museum, Temple of Aphaia The Archaeological Museum of Poros was built in the late 1960s, at the site of the old residence Korizi. One of the findings of the museum of particular interest is the plaster of the inscribed column from Troezen. On it bearing the text of the resolution which, in 480 BC, Themistocles urged the Greeks to resist the Persian invaders. The original is in the Epigraphic Museum. Apart from this, the two floors of the museum in two rooms each floor are exhibited exceptional findings of the excavations all Trizina as findings of the old excavations Philadelphus, Hermione. The exhibits make up a rich collection that covers all periods, from the Mycenaean era to the early Christian centuries. Many of the exhibits, sculptures, inscriptions and architectural pieces are important only for the history of the place.
Category: MUSEUMSSend e-mailKorizi square, Poros - Attica2298023276
- Open: Daily: 09.00-13.00 & 17.00-21.00 Sunday 09.00-13.00 Saturday Closed The Municipality of Athens began to put together its artist collection in 1923. The first work it bought was the sculpture by D. Philippotis, "The Fisherman", and it is interesting to note that half of the 2,355 works of art which the Gallery counts among its collection, were acquired during the period 1930-1940. Almost all the Greek artists, whose creations marked the history of Greek art and who contributed to its development in the 20th century, are represented by some of their important works in the collection of the Municipal Gallery. Among its most interesting features are the collection of engravings, with works by the great masters of this art and their worthy followers, but also of works by young engravers; the full representation of the generation of artists of the '30s; the collection of works by the famous architect, Ziller, which are of artistic and historical interest, and among which are 56 drawings of the National Theatre, the Municipal Theatre, as well as of private homes; also the paintings of ruins by V. Lanza; the portraits of Mayors and Presidents of Municipal Councils painted by masters of the style (Tsokos, Kalloudis, Iakovides) and a large number of drawings of the Arts Sanctuary inspired from the Athens of their time.
Category: MUSEUMSImages 51, Pireos Str. - Athens2103243022,2103243023
- Open: Winter: --- Summer: Tuesday-Sunday: 08.00-20.00 (1st April-31st October) Tickets: Full: €4, Reduced: €2 Special ticket package: Full: €12, Reduced: €6 Valid for 7 days, entrance to the National Archaeological Museum, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Numismatic Museum & Epigraphical Museum. The Byzantine and Christian Museum of Athens is one of the most important public institutions in Greece, established in the early 20th century (1914) in order to collect, study, preserve and exhibit the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine cultural heritage in the Hellenic territory. The museum collection contains an important number (approximately 30,000) of works of art such as icons, sculptures, ceramics, ecclesiastical textiles, paintings, jewelries and architectural elements (wall paintings and mosaics). The permanent exhibition is divided in two main parts: The first is devoted to Byzantium (4th -15th c. AD) and contains 1200 artifacts and the second entitled “From Byzantium to the modern era” presents 1500 artworks dating from the 15th to 20th century.
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mail22, Vassilis Sofias Ave. - Athens2132139500
- Open: Winter (1st of November-31st of March) 08.30-15.00 The main part of the Museum is constituted by the Permanent Exhibition of Cartoons, mainly carricatures, comic strips and other kinds of sketches by Greek and foreign cartoonists. There is also a library and archives. Some of the most important exhibits of the museum are: - Comic strips by G. Grammatopoulos: "Proteus and Andromeda", on a script by B. Rotas, from the series "Illustrated Classics" published by Atlantis - Caricatures of cartoonists of the early years of the 20th century, from the satyrical review "Satanas" - Cover of the periodical "Phanos" by Phokion Dimitriades.
Category: MUSEUMSImages 22, Liosion Str. - Athens2105241492,2105242140
- Open: Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 15.00 Saturday: Closed Sunday upon request Tickets: Full: € 3, Reduced: € 1,5 In the museum there are: permanent exhibition space, temporary exhibitions space, multipurpose hall, room for the implementation of educational programs, library - reading room, cafe and shop. Tous permanent exhibition halls of the Museum Neoteris Keramikis constitute the import room in traditional pottery, the pottery workshop without using a wheel, the pottery workshop in the hand wheel ("wheel") and vascular workshop on treadmill. These presented an overview of the traditional Greek utilitarian pottery from the early 19th to the mid 20th century.
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mail4-6, Melidoni Str. - Athens2103318491-5
- Open: 08.30-15.00 The Gallery was founded in 1980. The collection D. Pierides, today counts 1040 paintings, sculptures, engravings and ceramics art and includes works painted especially after the Second World War, from Greeks and Cypriot artists. Since 1983, the Gallery has developed intense cultural activities in Athens, in the region and abroad. Furthermore organized library of modern Greek art and finances specialized publications for the study of both archeology of Cyprus and the Greek art in the 20th century.
Category: MUSEUMSSend e-mail29 Vasileos Georgiou A' Ave., Glyfada - Athens2108981729,2108981167
- Open: Tuesday-Sunday: 8:00-15:00 Monday: closed The Epigraphic Museum is unique in Greece and the largest of its kind in the world. It safeguards 14,078, mostly Greek, inscriptions, which cover the period from early historical times to the Late Roman period, primarily in Greece. The purpose of the museum is the scientific research, study, registration, protection, preservation, publication, photographic documentation and promotion of the ancient Greek inscriptions. The museum also aims to comprise photographic and impression archives and a specialized epigraphic library. Moreover, a digital catalogue of the inscriptions has been constructed.
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mail1, Tositsa Str. - Athens2108232950,2108217637
- Open: Μondays to Saturdays: 9 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. Sundays: 10 a.m – 2.30 p.m. Public Holidays: CLOSED Tickets: Full: € 6, Reduced: € 4 Special ticket package: Full: € 6, Reduced: € 4 The exhibition spaces present: A. Herbal exhibits: evolution, anatomy and morphology of plants and plant fossils B. Zoological exhibits on insects - representative species of the major groups, mammals rare species distributed in various habitats throughout the world, birds with main emphasis on Greek birds, reptiles and amphibians Greek and foreign, molluscs with Greek collections and global shells, corals and C. Geological and Paleontological exhibits: rich mineral specimens, rocks and fossils, accompanied by sketches, diagrams, etc. sections
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mail13, Levidou Str. - Kifisia2108015870
- Open: Tuesday-Wednesday: 9.00-13.30 & 17.00-20.00 (18.00-21.00 Summer) Thursday-Saturday: 9.00-15.00 Monday and Sunday closed Tickets: Free admission The Museum was founded in 1977 and is housed in the home of the famous Greek painter George Gounaropoulos (1890-1977), in the Zografou area in Athens. In the Museum thirtytwo of the artist's works are being exhibited, oil paintings and 14 drawings in black and coloured crayons, five studies and also items which belonged to him.
Category: MUSEUMSImages 6, G. Gounaropoulou Str. - Athens2107777601,2107487657
- Open: Tuesday-Sunday: 09.00-14.30 Closed on public holidays. Tickets: Full: € 2, Reduced: € 1 The Museum of Greek Folk Art is the central State museum which brings together works of modern cultural heritage. Rich collections include some 20,000 objects from the Greek space (mainland and islands) as well as areas where the Greeks acted. The collections chronologically cover the period from the mid-17th century. up to the 20th. The permanent exhibitions - with excellent examples of embroidery, weaving, local costumes, masquerades, shadow theater, silverware, metalwork, pottery, woodcarving, folk painting and stone sculpture - highlight the elements that shaped the cultural identity of the modern Greeks. The Museum of Greek Folk Art, includes four (4) Annexes: -The Main building on the street Kydathineon 17 which houses the main exhibition spaces, administrative offices, the library, the part of educational programs and events hall -The Mosque Tzisdarakis in Areos Street 1, wherein the 'Set' Ceramic Collection B. Kyriazopoulos '' -The Bath House of the Winds, Street Kyrristou 8, only one of the public baths of old Athens that survives to this day, -The Building site Pan 22, wherein the newest permanent exhibition is housed, People and Tools: Aspects of labor in pre-industrial society ', with items donated by the company Folklore Studies.
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mail17, Kydathineon Str. - Plaka2103229031,2103213018
- Open: Monday-Friday: 08.00-15.00 The first weekend of every month: 09.00-15.00, upon request. Holidays: Closed To better serve groups of visitors, prior consultation with the Museum of the contact numbers or email address (e-mail) is useful. Tickets: Free admission The permanent collection of the Greek Telecommunications Museum presents both telecommunications devices of the pre-electric era in Greece (Antiquity and Byzantium), and inventions and technological achievements of the post-electric period (telegraphy, telephony, maritime and satellite communications), making the Museum Telecommunications a unique destination for all those who are enchanted by the world of human communication. In the Greek Telecommunications Museum you will learn about: - The "beacons" package optical communication networks of Greek antiquity, but also 'kaminovigles "Byzantine. - The inventors of the 18th and 19th century, starting from the Samuel Morse (1791-1872) with the electric telegraph and the code named after him, passing the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) who achieved the miracle the transfer of the human voice by electricity and resulting in Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937) who invented the radio, communication without wire, between remote areas. - The unique hand-operated telephones dating from the beginning of telephony in Greece (1885). - The digital centers, satellite communication and modern telecommunications services.
Category: MUSEUMSImages Send e-mail25 Proteos Str., Nea Kifisia - Athens2106201899,2106201999
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