Numismatic Museum

Local nameΝομισματικό Μουσείο
LocationSynoikia Kolonakiou, Athens, Greece

The Numismatic Museum of Athens is one of the most important museums in Greece and it houses a collection of over 500,000 coins, medals, gems, weights, stamps and related artefacts from 1400BC to modern times. The collection constitutes one of the richest in the world, paralleled by those of the British Museum in London, the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the Bode Museum in Berlin, and the American Numismatic Society in New York. The museum itself is housed in the mansion of the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, formally known as Iliou Melathron.

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Opening hours

Mon: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tue - Sun: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed on 1 Jan, 25 Mar, Orthodox Easter Sunday, 1 May, 25-26 Dec.


Full ticket: €3
Reduced ticket: €2

More information and contact


Official website


Phone +30 210 3632057;+30 210 3612834;+30 210 3612872

Address Panepistimiou St 8-14, Athens 10671, Greece

Coordinates 37°58'40.178" N 23°44'7.388" E

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