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Address: Paparigopoulou 7, Athens, Greece
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URGENT: the museum is nowhere near where it shown to be on TripAdvisor's Google map. The problem is with very similar street names. The museum is at 7 Ioannou Paparrigopoulou... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
Dane C
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The museum itself is a wonderful experience but the staff need a major seminar in polite manners! Photos are not allowed when worldwide most museums allow it and entrance is charged when again most national museums worldwide are free! Backminded decision makers here!

Thank Allana R
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

It was a nice change from all the archeological sites. The city model with videos about the important buldings is really interesting for a first time visitor. The furniture donations give it the feel of a small, modest palace. It is a really nice museum to visit on a vold, It windy day.

1 Thank Laura C
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I heard many of my friends talk about the museum I never expected it to be like this What a beautiful and well designed piece of heritage I and my husband and children aged 18 & 16 where impressed how interesting we found this museum Walking over clear glass floors and seeing the ancient sites beneath us was an amazing... More 

Thank Filli K
Silver Spring, Maryland
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This Museum presents the modern history of Athens. Your tour will also include many other facets of Athenian history, culture and life. Several collections reflect the different aspects of the city offered by the Museum.

Thank burkskim
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30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

URGENT: the museum is nowhere near where it shown to be on TripAdvisor's Google map. The problem is with very similar street names. The museum is at 7 Ioannou Paparrigopoulou, between the Plateia Klathmonos (square) and that National History Museum. Closest metro stop is Panepistimio. (Eyewitness Travel guides have it at the right location on their maps, but quite incorrectly... More 

Thank Dane C
Athens, Greece
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178 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This museum is probably the only museum in Greece where you can still see the insides of a palace! It contains several objects relating to the everyday life of the King and the Queen. The famous huge painting is somehow unreal!

1 Thank Vanessa_Fou
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The museum is small and limited but is definitely worth an hours visit. The huge painting by Jaques Carrey was made 13 years (1674) before the huge explosion in 1674 which did terrible damage on the top of the Acropolis. This painting over 5 m long is probably the closest one will get to visualizing the original area. Strongly suggested... More 

1 Thank Jonathan A
Athens, Greece
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

a small very psecialized "museum".just a collection in a city that has vry many realunique museums. Interesting building.

Thank Xenophon M
Picton, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

The Museum was good, but unfortunately the day that we went it was very busy with school children so we were not able to really enjoy it as much as we would have liked to. I would definitely like to visit this museum again so that I can get to explore it more and appreciate it better with much less... More 

Thank konbel
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

The name of this small and a bit grubby museum is entirely misleading: it gives nothing away of what is here. It's certainly not a museum of the city's history. So what is it? I'm still mystified and I'm quite a history buff. It's a pair of town houses, one filled (vaguely) with items related to King Otto of Greece.... More 

3 Thank Peter E

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