Benaki Museum

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7 expert recommendations


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 →


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 →


Let's Go

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


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 →


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 →

Outstanding examples of goldware and icons, regional costume, and figurative painting.

The Telegraph

Housed in a neo-classical building with a lovely roof-terrace cafe, this museum traces Greek art right up the 20th century Full review →


Travel + Leisure

This art and history museum is taking over Athens. Full review →

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