Museum of Asia Minor Hellenism
The Museum of Asia Minor Hellenism “Filio Chaidemenou”, in Nea Filadelfia, presents three thematic sections. The visitor can observe various objects that belonged to the refugees, the way of living, the customs and the traditional values of the Greek communities, as well as the events that led to the destruction of the Asia Minor Hellenism in 1922.
The Museum is open to the public from Monday to Friday, 9.00 – 18.00.
/ 152 L. Dekelias & Attalias St., Nea Filadelfia
/ t: +30 213 20 49 155-6
2 km / PERISSOS – ISAP LINE 1 / BUS B9 & 619 / TROLLEY 3 & 6
The Epigraphic Museum houses the largest collection of ancient Greek inscriptions, the primary historical sources, that provide valuable information for the economic, politic, religious and social life of ancient times. It stores 14078 inscriptions on stone, deriving mostly from Attica, but also from other areas of the ancient Greek world dating from the 8th cent. BC. till the later times. Most of them are written in ancient Greek language, few in latin and a small number in other languages.
/ 1 Tositsa St. – Athens
/ t: +30 210 82 32 950
850 m / VICTORIA | ISAP LINE 1
Museum of Folk Art and Tradition “Aggeliki Chatzimichali”, Municipality of Athens
The museum has opened its doors since 1980 and is housed in the old mansion of the first
Greek lady folklorist, Aggeliki Chatzimichali, in Plaka. Its aim is to spread, conserve and
display items of folk art. Collections of folk art items (wood carvings, traditional costumes,
embroidery, etc) are among the exhibits, as well as Aggeliki Chatzimichali’s furniture and
personal items which are displayed in the same room offering the visitor the ability to take a closer look. Opening hours: Tue-Fri 09:00-19:00, Saturday and Sunday 09:00-14:00, closed on Mondays.
/ 6 Aggeliki Chatzimichali St. – Plaka
/ t: +30 210 32 43 987, +30 210 32 43 972
750 m / MONASTIRAKI | ISAP LINE 1 / METRO LINE 3
Museum of Greek Folk Instruments “Fivos Anoyanakis” Center of Ethnomusicology
The “Museum of Greek Folk Instruments ‘Fivos Anoyanakis’ – Centre of Ethnomusicology” was founded in 1991 and it is run by the Greek Ministry of Culture. The Museum hosts a large collection of musical instruments (compiled for the most part by Fivos Anoyanakis) dating from the 18th c. onwards. The instruments, as well as representations of people using them in various occasions, have been selected mainly for their ethnomusicological value, but the visitors will also appreciate their aesthetic value.
Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 8:00 – 15:00
/ 1-3 Diogenous St., 105 56 Athens
/ t: +30 210 32 54 119, +30 210 32 54 129
/ e-mail: [email protected]
400 m / MONASTIRAKI | ISAP LINE 1 / METRO LINE 3
Museum of Greek Children’s Art
The Museum of Greek Children’s Art is one of the very few of its kind in Greece and worldwide that exhibits exclusively drawings and three dimensional artwork created by children 5 to 14 years old. The Museum, founded in 1994 focuses on education through art. The 24 years of experience addressing exclusively to the child by using the artists’ language, differentiate the Museum of Greek Children’s Art from other Institutions.
/ 9 Κodrou St., extension of Voulis St. –
Plaka , 105 58 Athens
/ t: +30 210 33 12 621, +30 210 33 12 750
/ fb: Μουσείο Ελληνικής Παιδικής Τέχνης
550 m / SYNTAGMA | METRO LINES 2, 3
Plato’s Academy Digital Museum, City of Athens
A digital, role model, educational and interactive museum that contains a series of physical exhibits and multimedia applications. Its aim is to highlight the historic and archaeological elements of Academy of Plato, to come closer to the world of Plato’s philosophy ideas with
the use of contemporary technology through multiple levels of information, as well as to raise awareness and the participation of the educational community along with civilians in acts of education and culture. Opening hours: Tue-Sun 09:00 – 16:00, closed on Mondays.
/ 1 Μοnastiriou & Kreontos St. – Academy of Plato
/ t: +30 210 51 42 138
850 m / METAXOURGIO | METRO LINE 2
Do not forget to take a photo of yourself inside or in front of the museum which stole your heart and send it at “[email protected]”. Flash is forbidden, but photography not!