Benaki Museum

Athens, Greece
4.8 / 12
Benaki Museum
Address:Koumpari 1, Athina
Phone:+30 21 0367 1000
Hours:monday: Closed tuesday: Closed wednesday: 10:00–18:00 thursday: 10:00–23:30 friday: 10:00–18:00 saturday: 10:00–23:30 sunday: 10:00–16:00


Not knowing what to expect at this museum I was extremely impressed with the high quality objects displayed. They wouldn't be out of place in other major museums around the world quite frankly. The nice thing is that it's just the right size that yo.. Read more »


The main collection is, of course, magnificently curated but the true delight here are the periodic exhibitions that usually crash with it. I find it exhilarating going from ancient art to expressionism in just three floors. Bonus, it's open until mi.. Read more »


The museum is situated in a beautiful historical building and hosts artifacts from all Greek periods. It offers an audio tour via an app but we didn't try it. Worth a visit.Lots of interesting stuff in this museum - I especially liked the exhibits on.. Read more »


We went here yesterday with my friends, we really enjoyed visiting here. They have also restaurant here, but too pricey for us, poor students. Here you can also see modern art, not only ancient and a lot of sacral art. It was definitely worth it.


I am usually not that much of an classical art person but I found this museum very interesting for it's wide array of different pieces. It covers classical busts, Renaissance paintings, Byzantine clothing, historical coins and much more. What I found.. Read more »


The Benaki Museum exceeded my expectations and was a lovely way to spend several hours. You really leave with the sense of how multicultural and beautifully rich the history of Greece is. We stopped at the restaurant midway to refuel, which we also l.. Read more »


It is a private collection and free for entrance, and just adjacent to the Parliament House in the best district of Athens. Many collections grouped in themes though personally I would say some of them are quite packed and the descriptions are a bit.. Read more »


In this museum you will find many artifacts belonging to the lands of Anatolia and Greece. Every part of the museum exhibits exciting pieces for enthusiasts. In some sections small antique pieces are exhibited, while in some sections spectacular pa.. Read more »


Very beautiful building and a very extensive collection of pottery, clothing and a lot of beautiful jewellery. Well laid out and at the time we went, mid afternoon, not crowded at all. Very upmarket cafe on top floor with good views which would be go.. Read more »


Amazing place, you can have a journey from ancient to modern times, see reconstructions of old decorations (ways of life). Just take into consideration to have more than 2-3 hours to enjoy everything.


The restaurant has glorious views of Athens. I visited on a sunny day and it was absolutely wonderful. Food is OK but there's room for improvement


It's a very big museum and there is a lot to see. I liked the historical clothes and the jewelry the most. If you like shiny old gold Things this museum is a must see. The information was understandable and in understandable words even when you Don '.. Read more »


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