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Athens City Museum

Paparigopoulou 7, Athens, Greece
+30 21 0323 0168
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Beautiful

This museum was a godsend after the scorching heat of the Acropolis. The museum itself is an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NFToronto
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Toronto, Canada
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Rude rude staff!

The museum itself is a wonderful experience but the staff need a major seminar in polite manners... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Allana R
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1 week ago
“Beautiful”
14 Feb 2017
“Rude rude staff!”
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Paparigopoulou 7, Athens, Greece
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+30 21 0323 0168
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was a godsend after the scorching heat of the Acropolis. The museum itself is an architectural delight and the many exhibits within it were great. It would be great to have the opportunity to revisit it again and again as there is so...More

Thank NFToronto
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The museum itself is a wonderful experience but the staff need a major seminar in polite manners! Photos are not allowed when worldwide most museums allow it and entrance is charged when again most national museums worldwide are free! Backminded decision makers here!

Thank Allana R
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

It was a nice change from all the archeological sites. The city model with videos about the important buldings is really interesting for a first time visitor. The furniture donations give it the feel of a small, modest palace. It is a really nice museum...More

1  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This Museum presents the modern history of Athens. Your tour will also include many other facets of Athenian history, culture and life. Several collections reflect the different aspects of the city offered by the Museum.

Thank burkskim
Reviewed 8 March 2016

URGENT: the museum is nowhere near where it shown to be on TripAdvisor's Google map. The problem is with very similar street names. The museum is at 7 Ioannou Paparrigopoulou, between the Plateia Klathmonos (square) and that National History Museum. Closest metro stop is Panepistimio....More

Thank Dane C
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This museum is probably the only museum in Greece where you can still see the insides of a palace! It contains several objects relating to the everyday life of the King and the Queen. The famous huge painting is somehow unreal!

1  Thank Vanessa_Fou
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The museum is small and limited but is definitely worth an hours visit. The huge painting by Jaques Carrey was made 13 years (1674) before the huge explosion in 1674 which did terrible damage on the top of the Acropolis. This painting over 5 m...More

1  Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 3 June 2015

a small very psecialized "museum".just a collection in a city that has vry many realunique museums. Interesting building.

Thank Xenophon M
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The Museum was good, but unfortunately the day that we went it was very busy with school children so we were not able to really enjoy it as much as we would have liked to. I would definitely like to visit this museum again so...More

Thank konbel
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

The name of this small and a bit grubby museum is entirely misleading: it gives nothing away of what is here. It's certainly not a museum of the city's history. So what is it? I'm still mystified and I'm quite a history buff. It's a...More

3  Thank Peter E
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