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The Best Athens Museum Walking tour

Description

Definitely, this tour is one of the "must do" things when you are in Athens. Through your visit to the most popular museums you will learn about the first steps of civilization as well as of the modern world. The collections of those museums include priceless finds, statues cast in bronze or fashioned from marble that broke the conventions of the Archaic period, such as the Charioteer of Delphi, treasures from royal tombs, Linear B tablets, enigmatic Cycladic marble figurines, the snake Goddess, the original Caryatids, the Antikythera Mechanism, the first computer of humanity.
Please remember that you can choose on your own 3 museums that you would like to visit on this 8 hours tour. Below we provide you a list of the most popular museums in Athens.

Itinerary

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
The largest museum in Athens with an exceptional collection of artifacts from pre-historic era until the end of the Roman period.
 
BENAKI MUSEUM
One of the top museums in Athens. A varied collection offers you an overview of the evolution of art and culture in Greece.
 
ACROPOLIS MUSEUM
The new Acropolis museum is both an archaeological site and a especial museum, housing more than 3000 famous artifacts from the Acropolis of Athens. (located at Dionisiou Areopagitou 15 str.)
 
ATHENS WAR MUSEUM
It is a 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 Greek war history in all ages. Established on 18th of July, 1975.
 
CYCLADIC ART MUSEUM
By the foundation of Goulandris family (Museum Goulandri)
 
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF GREECE
The library has more than 4,500 rare Greek manuscripts which is one of the greatest collection of ancient Greek scripts. There are also many chrysobulls and archives of the Greek Revolution.

FOUNDATION OF THE HELLENIC WORLD
The history of Greece from the Hellenic World foundation.

HELLENIC MARITIME MUSEUM
Prehistorical, Classical age, Byzantine age prior to the Hellenic War of Independence. The Navy during the contemporary years, the mercantile, traditional shipbuilding and ships art.

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Pickup

- Pick up at the exit of the Metro station "Omonoia", in the city centre

- Our guide will be at the spot 15 minutes before the tour starts, holding the signboard of "Athens city tours"

Dropoff

Drop off at Maritime Museum

Things to bring

- Printed voucher 

- Photo / Video Camera

Inclusions

- Athens Map
- Local professional English speaking guide

Exclusions

- Entrance fees 
- Food and beverages
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Gratuities

Cancellation

Cancellations more than a week in advance,only administration cost of 15% of the total amount
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

Adult: € 39,00

Teenager (13-18): € 35,00

Child (6-12): € 19,00

Child (0-5): FREE