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This museum was founded by Antonis Benaki in 1931 and it is housed in a beautiful neoclassical mansion. It hosts around 20,000 of Benaki’s private collection of Greek, Turkish and Chinese assets which date from the Neolithic period to the 20th century.

Some of the most popular treasures are Greek gold jewellery, Byzantine jewellery, Chinese vases and regional Greek Folk dress.

The Benaki Museum is closed on Tuesdays and national holidays.


Athens Travel Guide | Museums in Athens


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