Byzantine and Christian Museum

Local nameΒυζαντινό και Χριστιανικό Μουσείο
LocationAthens, Greece

Located in the former Villa Ilissia, this majestic museum displays Christian art dating back to the third century. There are about 25,000 items - sculptures, paintings, mosaics, frescoes and icons. Renovated in 2004, it is a not-to-miss attraction for those interested in devotional art and Greek history.

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Opening hours

Daily: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Last entry 3:45 p.m.)

Exhibitions' opening hours may vary.
Closed on Jan 1, Mar 25, Easter, May 1, Dec 25&26.


Full ticket: €4
Reduced ticket (seniors 65+, students): €2
Children (under 18): free

More information and contact


Official Website



Phone +30 213 2139500

Address 22 Vas. Sofias Ave., 10675 Athens, Greece

Coordinates 37°58'29.938" N 23°44'40.655" E

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