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Byzantine And Christian Museum

Athens, Greece
4.4 / 17
The museum presents a collection of Byzantine and post-Byzantine art, covering a time period of 15 centuries. It houses an impressive collection of valuable icons. The museum was opened in 1914, in 1930 he moved to the task of the former villa of the Duchess of Piacenza. In addition to icons, statues, church vestments, ceramics, prints, manuscripts, mosaics, dishes and much more are stored in museum collections.
Byzantine And Christian Museum
Address:Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 22, Athina
Phone:+30 21 3213 9517
Hours:monday: 08:30–16:00 tuesday: Closed wednesday: 08:30–16:00 thursday: 08:30–16:00 friday: 08:30–16:00 saturday: 08:30–16:00 sunday: 08:30–16:00

Spyridon Kakouris (Spiros

One third of The museum was closed off with no apparent reason. The collection is of mixed quality and importance as well. In one hour you will have g.. Read more »


Beautiful museum rich in history and elegantly designed for ease of the visitor. Open, self-paced, and air conditioned.

Josh Miller

The art here is absolutely beautiful! Unfortunately the experience is destroyed by employees literally following you and watching your every move. I’m.. Read more »

Павел Захаров

Very interesting quiet museum! Must see for those who interested in Byzantine art.

Thomas Debois

Incredibly interesting museum -a must for those interested in the history of the Byzantine Empire/Eastern Roman Empire.


Good place for half a day. Byzantine and Christian art of all ages.

Byron Alexander

Well laid out museum showing a great variety of Byzantine art.

anguis solitary

The Byzantine and Christian Museum (Greek: Βυζαντινό και Χριστιανικό Μουσείο) is situated at Vassilissis Sofias Avenue in Athens, Greece. It was found.. Read more »

Kamlesh Joshi

Great history. Priceless treasures.

David Wright

A fascinating insight into the Byzantine world, its faith and its art, leading to the emergence of modern day Greece. The interpretation material is w.. Read more »

Malc Hutchison

Excellent exciting. Very well laid out with good descriptions of exhibits.

davide ardu

wonderful collections of Byzantium art crafts on history. At the first floor have some exposition, at my time was one of Chinese art

Dimitrios Manolas

Good overall experience. Nice spatial ambiance. Needs more work. Some of their employees were really rude.

mohammed el amine cheklal

A visit in time

Pedro Zunino

Very interesting museum about Christian and Byzantine art and history. Wonderful collections of orthodox icons, one of the biggest in the world. Also,.. Read more »

Anja UG

A nice museum with a lot of information. While we enjoyed the museum, 12€ per person felt a bit much for the experience provided. There is not a lot o.. Read more »


Amazing museum. Underrated compared to other museums in Athens. Lots of information and a unique, very much appreciated way of exhibiting artworks. Th.. Read more »

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