Benaki Museum

Local nameΜουσείο Μπενάκη
LocationSynoikia Kolonakiou, Athens, Greece

Founded by a Greek Collector Antonis Benakis, this museum displays collections of historic and artistic artefacts. The collection includes pieces from all around the world - Byzantine art, Chinese porcelain and Greek paintings. There are also religious items, musical instruments, books, weapons and many more. Come explore the museum for yourself!

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Opening hours

Wed, Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thu, Sat: 9 a.m. - midnight
Sun: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Closed on Monday, Tuesday and the following holidays:
Mar 25, May 1, Aug 15, Oct 28, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Epiphany, Easter Day, Easter Monday, Clean Monday, Holy Spirit Day.


Full ticket: €9
Reduced ticket: €7

Temporary exhibitions:
Full ticket: €7
Reduced ticket: €5

Admission to the museum is free on every Thursday and May 18.

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +30 210 3671000

Address 1 Koumbari St. & Vas. Sofias Ave, Athens, Greece

Coordinates 37°58'33.671" N 23°44'25.246" E

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