Goulandris Museum of Cycladic & Ancient Greek Art
This exceptional private museum boasts the biggest independent collection of distinctive Cycladic art and holds excellent periodic...
Museum of Cycladic Art
This exceptional private museum boasts the largest independent collection of distinctive Cycladic art and holds excellent periodic...
Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts & Music
This excellent centre has three levels of exhibition space featuring local and international 20th- and 21st-century artists, a theatre,...
A Kolonaki classic, this upscale crowd pleaser lives up to its name. Saturday afternoon dance parties get wild, and each night has...
Kolonaki's newest trend: frozen Greek yoghurt. And it's totally delicious. Flavours range from undoctored pure yoghurt to a rotating...
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Benaki Museum information
Greece’s finest private museum contains the vast collection of Antonis Benakis, accumulated during 35 years of avid collecting in Europe and Asia. The collection includes Bronze Age finds from Mycenae and Thessaly; works by El Greco; ecclesiastical furniture brought from Asia Minor; pottery, copper, silver and woodwork from Egypt, Asia Minor and Mesopotamia; and a stunning collection of Greek regional costumes.
The museum has expanded into several branches to house its vast and diverse collections and is a major player in the city’s arts scene. It hosts a full schedule of rotating exhibitions.
The Benaki Museum Pireos Annexe hosts regular visual arts, cultural and historical exhibitions as well as major international shows. The impressive former industrial building has a cafe and excellent gift shop.