Benaki Museum

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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
Fodor's
"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
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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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