Benaki Museum

Top 1% of attractions in Athens
9 / 10

8 expert reviews

“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.”

– Frommer's

Travel + Leisure
"This art and history museum is taking over Athens." Full review
Let's Go
"Come to the stately Benaki Museum for a truly grandiose museum experience." Full review
"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
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"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.
National Geographic
"Stylish, modern, and user-friendly. Admire Greek folk art and costumes at the original museum; modern design and architecture at the trendy new annex." Full review
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