Benaki Museum

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The Museum of Greek Culture is the main building for the Benaki Museum. It features art from prehistoric to modern times, including an extensive collection of Asian art. There are several other extensions of the museum, including Pireos 138, The Museum of Islamic Art, The Ghika Gallery, the Toy Museum and more.

Insider Tip

Check out the rooftop restaurant with great views of the city before or after wandering the museum.

Travel + Leisure
This art and history museum is taking over Athens. View full review from Travel + Leisure
The Telegraph
Housed in a neo-classical building with a lovely roof-terrace cafe, this museum traces Greek art right up the 20th century View full review from The Telegraph
National Geographic
Stylish, modern, and user-friendly. Admire Greek folk art and costumes at the original museum; modern design and architecture at the trendy new annex. View full review from National Geographic
Address: Koumpari 1, Athina 106 74, Greece
Phone: +30 21 0367 1000
Hours: Closed