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War Museum of Athens Tour

Description

The Athens War Museum established on July 18, 1975, is the museum of the Greek Armed Forces. Its purpose is the exhibition of weapon artifacts and the relevant research in the history of war. It covers the history of war in all ages. The museums' collections include the collection of the Greek Army, with artifacts from other civilizations such as Ancient China and Ancient Japan. In 1964, the Hellenic State decided to found the War Museum, wishing to honor all those who fought for our country and its freedom. The design of the museum was undertaken by a team of distinguished scientists, headed by Professor Thoukidides Valentis of the National Technical university of Athens (N.T.U.A). On July 18, 1975, the President of the Hellenic Republic H.E. Constantine Tsatsos and the Minister of National Defense Evangelos Averoff-Tositsas inaugurated the Museum. Its various activities include the publication of books, the establishment and maintenance of monuments and memorials and the aid to services and agencies all over Greece. The Museum’s exhibition areas are distributed over four levels (floors) and present images of Greek history from antiquity to the present

Itinerary

The tour is starting at Metro Station Evangelismos at 09:30 and continue to Vassilissis Sophias Avenue in a short walking distanceto Rizari Str. At Rizari Str located the War Museum of Athens.The War Museum of Athens was inaugurated in 1975. Its aim and mission is the exhibition of war memontoes, the documentation and study of war history as well as the presentation of the stuggles for freedom of the Greek nation from ancient times to the present day.The exhibition area of the museum includes several rooms devoted to antiquity, Stone Age Early Bronze area with an emphasis on the Mycenaearea, themes from the prehistory of Greece, the Byzantine period and the Frankish rule, the Greek War of indepence. You can also visit themesfrom the 1912-13 Balkan Wars, the I World War and the II World War.Athens War museum is an extensive rare historical park in the city!

 

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Pickup

- Pick up is at the exit of the metro station 'Evangelismos"

* Your guide will wait for you with the sign board and your name written on it - please provide correct details in the booking 

Dropoff

- Drop off is at the exit of the metro station "Evangelismos"

Things to bring

-Printed voucher 

-Photo / video camera  ( please follow the rules inside the museum about taking picturs or recording inside ) 

Inclusions

-English speaking local professional guide for 2 hours 

-Map of Athens 

Exclusions

- Entrance fees (see additional info) 
- Food and beverages
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Gratuities

Cancellation

Cancellations more then a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

 

 

Additional Info

ATHENS WAR MUSEUM

Opening: Tuesday - Saturday 09:00 - 14:00

Tickets price : 3 euros

ATHENS WAR MUSEUM: 0030 210 7290 543-4-5

 

Please, kindly notice that we required minimum 1 person and maximum 20 persons for a walking tours

PRICE PER PERSON : 19 EUR ( FROM 2 TO 20 PERSONS) 

PRICE PER PERSON : 29 EUR ( IF THERE IS ONLY 1 PERSON FOR A BOOKING ) 

 

KINDLY NOTE THAT WE ARE ABLE TO CUSTOMIZE THE TOUR ACCORDING TO YOUR TASTE

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