Tuesday, 28 March 2023

20 Listings in Archaeological Museums

Leof. Vassilisis Sofias 22, Riggilis, Athens, Attica, Greece 10675
The Byzantine and Christian Museum was founded in 1914 on the premises of the Academy of Athens and was transferred to Villa Ilissia in 1930. It is an outstanding national museum and one of the most important in the world of the Byzantine ...more
Agias Paraskevis & Leoforos Souniou, Lavrio, Attica, Greece 19500
The Archaeological Museum of Lavrio is found at the entrance of the city coming from Mesogeia. It is frequently visited by numerous schools as part of educational programs. It is a ground floor structure built in the 1970s. ...more
Panos & Theorias 12, Plaka, Athens, Attica, Greece 10555
The Museum of Paul and Alexandra Kanelopoulos is housed in a Neoclassical in Plaka in 1972. It has on display the private collection of the Kanelopoulos family, with more than 6,000 items and art pieces from the prehistoric through modern times. ...more
Archaeological Site of Vravrona, Markopoulo, Attica, Greece 19003
Constructed in 1956 in the area of Markopoulo to house artifacts derived from excavations at the sanctuary of Artemis in Vravrona, this small museum is found less than one kilometer away from the Vravrona archaeological site. This was considered one of the most important places of worship in all Attica. ...more
Deplhi, Delphi, Central Greece 33054
In Delphi, where in ancient times the famous oracle in honor of the god Apollo dominated, today is located the homonymous archeological museum that aims to present to the world all the archaeological finds that come from the oldest archeological site ...more
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Ermou 148, Gazi - Kerameikos, Athens, Attica, Greece 10553
The discoveries from the excavations of the archaeological site of Kerameikos are on display at its official museum. It was created in 1937 with a donation of Gustav Oberlaender and expanded in the 1960's with the support of the Boehringer brothers. ...more
Patriarchou Grigoriou E 1, Aegina Island, Attica, Greece 18010
The Archaeological Museum of Aegina was founded in 1828 by Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first governor of independent Greece. In 3 rooms the museum shows vessels, ceramics, pottery and statues of ancient Aegina. ...more
Koumpari 1 & Leof. Vasilissis Sofias, Kolonaki, Athens, Attica, Greece 10674
The Benaki Museum was the first private Museum in Greece. It was donated to the Greek state directly following the death of the distinguished Mr. Emmanuel Benakis in 1930, by his son, Antonis Benakis. ...more
Leof. Plateon, Marathonas, Attica, Greece 19007
The Marathon Museum was founded in 1975 and lies dominant in an idyllic location within close distance to the renown tumulus of Marathon. The museum's exhibits cover the ages of the Prehistoric to the late Roman eras. ...more
Charilaou Trikoupi 31, Piraeus (Center / Port), Piraeus, Attica, Greece 18536
Founded in 1935, the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus moved from the Municipal Library in 1985 to the archaeological site of the Hellenistic theater of Zea. The mission of the museum is to host the antiquities which resulted from the excavations in ...more
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Patision 44, Exarcheia, Athens, Attica, Greece 10682
The National Archaeological Museum of Greece is the most famous in Greece, as well as the world. It houses finds from all over Greece, with over 20,000 exhibits, showing the history of Greek civilization from the beginnings of Prehistory to Late ...more
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Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Acropolis, Athens, Attica, Greece 11742
The building of the Acropolis Museum had been a decades old dream that became a reality in 2009. In particular, the first discussions for building a museum for the Acropolis on the rock had began after the creation of the Greek Nation. ...more

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