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Benaki Museum

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a great exhibition on Yannis Moralis his works at the moment

An excellent exhibition about Yannis Moralis his oeuvre is currently on display until 5 January... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
danieltouw
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Beautiful museum! Bring headphones because all exhibits have QR codes for excellent information... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

An excellent exhibition about Yannis Moralis his oeuvre is currently on display until 5 January 2019, worth visiting! The museum has a nice shop and restaurant, worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank danieltouw
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Would-be visitors take note: this museum is NOT open in August, despite what the website and recorded phone information say. We were looking forward to checking out contemporary Greek art and checked the website to confirm visiting hours in advance. When we got there and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Triada S
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful museum! Bring headphones because all exhibits have QR codes for excellent information. Many intact items from antiquity well displayed.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jody Lynne Y
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Nice exhibitions to visit ! A GREAT shop with lovely design things to buy (jewels, books, lil design objects ...) and, surprisingly, a VERY GOOD place to EAT ! seat outside (well, in the central court) and have EXCELLENT "vine leaves" ("dolmades") (grape leaves stuffed...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

I love contemporary art and wen to this museum to see what was on- they had 5 different special exhibitions on, posters, photos, 2 architecture exhibitions and a pottery one- the thing was that they were all individually priced and it wasn't very cheap. Also...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank scotth7581
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This new museum by the Benaki family at the periphery of Athens is as a museum building quiet boring, from outside and inside. It is a lost chance to attract people to this area. The opnening times seem to be flexible... though outside it says...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank atw0rld
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Excellent place: interesting architecture, great contemporary art exhibitions. The museum shop is also great for gifts. This is a special place to visit for getting a taste of contemporary Greece. Not far from the city centre, best way to go is a short taxi ride.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Xen_Appie
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I have been here a few times and most recently to the guided (by the artist himself) Borokos exhibition (which was fabulous by the way and should not be missed if possible) and feel this is the perfect space to exhibit art or photography. You...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Robsurmer
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

A decent museum with constantly changing exhibitions focused on Greek and international contemporary art, worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Nick V
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Benaki Museum in the pireos annex has great contemporary art exhibitions. It hold big exhibitions with great artists.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank arttraveller2016
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