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Benaki Museum

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Acropolis Museum

Benaki Museum and Acropolis Museum are both praised by expert reviewers. Overall, Acropolis Museum is preferred by most reviewers compared to Benaki Museum. Acropolis Museum has a TripExpert Score of 95 with praise from 8 reviewers including Michelin Guide, Fodor's and Frommer's.

Benaki Museum and Acropolis Museum are both praised by expert reviewers. Overall, Acropolis Museum is preferred by most reviewers compared to Benaki Museum. Acropolis Museum has a TripExpert Score of 95 with praise from 8 reviewers including Michelin Guide, Fodor's and Frommer's.

tripexpert score
94
#3 in Athens
location

1, Koumbari St & Vas. Sofias Av., Athens 106 74, Greece

endorsements
  • 7 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Greece's oldest private museum received a spectacular addition in 2004, just before the Athens Olympics, with a hyper-modern new branch that looks like it was airlifted in from New York City. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The Benaki is small enough that you do not feel overwhelmed, yet it packs in treasures from the Neolithic era all the way to the 20th century. Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    Come to the stately Benaki Museum for a truly grandiose museum experience. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Greece’s finest private museum contains the vast collection of Antonis Benakis, accumulated during 35 years of avid collecting in Europe and Asia. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    Expanded and organised along chronological lines from the prehistoric to the present day, underlining the continuity of Greek culture and traditions. Full Review →

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97
#2 in Athens

Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Makrigianni District, Athens 11742, Greece

  • 8 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The Acropolis Museum nods to the fabled ancient hill above it but speaks... in a contemporary architectural language. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Designed by Bernard Tschumi (and Michalis Fotiadis), the 21,000-sq.-m (226,000-sq.-ft.) glass-and-concrete museum is stunning. Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    The first floor of the museum is dedicated mainly to beautiful works of pottery and other votive offerings to the slopes of the Acropolis. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The imposing modernist building brings together the surviving treasures... including items formerly held in other museums or storage, as well as pieces returned from foreign museums. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    After entering this place, how will you leave it? Full Review →

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