BENAKI MUSEUM

benaki@benaki.gr

The Benaki Museum aims to:

  • preserve and make accessible as widely as possible its diverse collections through all available channels of communication and display;
  • support research onto history, archaeology and the study of material culture, architecture, photography, visual and performing arts and literature;
  • educate and engage its audiences through permanent, temporary and travelling exhibitions, courses, programmes, events, publications and openly available resources;
  • play an active role in fostering social cohesion, safeguarding world heritage and inspiring intercultural dialogue; and
  • maintain a dynamic connection with ongoing cultural processes in Greece and beyond.

 

THE MUSEUM AT A GLANCE

…a dialogue with civilizations all round the world

6 OPEN-TO-PUBLIC MUSEUMS

5 ACTIVE ARCHIVES

7 CONSERVATION LABORATORIES

120.000 ARTWORKS FROM THE PALEOLITHIC TO THIS DAY

181.000 VOLUMES IN GREECE’S LARGEST MUSEUM LIBRARY

481 BOOKS

5 MUSEUM SHOPS

3 CAFE – RESTAURANTS

35 TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS IN 2016

475 CULTURAL EVENTS ORGANISED LAST YEAR

22.750 CHILDREN AND 297 ADULTS IN

287 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES

895 ARTWORKS FROM THE MUSEUM’S COLLECTIONS TRAVELLED AROUND THE WORLD

Price Info

Full Admission: € 9

REDUCED Full Admission: € 7

Temporary Exhibition: € 5

Journalists: € 1

Koumpari 1
Athina 106 74 GR
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Friday - Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00 Good Friday 12:00–18:00 Holy Saturday 10:00–15:00 Closed on Sunday and from Monday to Thursday* Also closed in August