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Museum Herakleidon

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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It's a great museum.Located to the center of Athens.The stuff is always willing to help you and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A gem of a museum

Love this museum, it gets some very interesting exhibits and all are well displayed. Well worth the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
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The Museum Herakleidon was founded in 2004 by Mr and Mrs Firos and extends to two buildings in the historic district of Thissio, next to the Acropolis, the Ancient Agora and the Temple of Hephaestus. The first building is located at 16 Herakleidon...more
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16, Herakleidon str., | Thisseio, Athens 118 51, Greece
Thissio / Makriyanni
+30 21 0346 1981
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great museum.Located to the center of Athens.The stuff is always willing to help you and there are so many activities to do.Definately worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Love this museum, it gets some very interesting exhibits and all are well displayed. Well worth the price of admission....

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Charming little gem on a wonderful street. We loved the exhibit on ancient Greek technology..there was even a replica of an ancient robot- a wooden statue of a woman bearing a pitcher who would be able to tip the vessel and pour the wine into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank phoebephoebephoebe
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Please note that the material exhibited changes and so I went expecting to see the Escher exhibit, but it was about Chinese technology developments. I was very surprised by the South facing cart that had an indicator that pointed South without the use of magnets....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KevinRayment
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This small museum in a beautiful renovated old building is a perfect stop after a trek up the Acropolis, as it is right on the pedestrian loop that passes the Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, ancient theater, etc. It is also surrounded by cafes that serve excellent...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SF76
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We decided to include this museum on our itinerary because one of the museum's buildings is on the pedestrian street that connects a metro stop and the Acropolis. The building itself (we visited the Apostolou Pavlou location) is a window into what the grand old...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank d_peters_traveler
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Has a focus on science and maths and when we visited had a Chinese exhibition which was absolutely fascinating, learnt a lot. the exhibits were well chosen and laid out and the staff on hand to help out. Spread across 2 building within 50m or...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MikeFo
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Just came across this little museum and popped in - so glad we did! The exhibitions change and we visited Voyages which focused on the seafaring history. But the real gem was a detailed room about the Antikythera Mechanism found in a shipwreck (original is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AlisonJ_10
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is a brilliant museum. We went to the children math section and it is captivating and very educational for adults also. Even if you don't have kids with you if you want to get your hands on materials that prove certain math theories this...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This museum has two buildings, we went to the one on Apostolou Pavlou Street, a short walk from the Acropolis. The neo-classical building is beautiful. Don't forget to look at the ceilings. We were there for an exhibit about Greek Shipbuilding on display til mid-2017....More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient
temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small
wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer
numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely
pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between
the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth
climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges
with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
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29 September 2018|
Response from Παντελής Μ | Reviewed this property |
Museum opens from 20th of August to 31 of Jyly every year. Currently hosts exhibition "EUREKA, Science, Art and Technology of the Ancient Greeks". Since 2014, the Escher collectuon is no longer available for exhibition... More
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12 July 2018|
Response from Παντελής Μ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answer. The Museu will be closed from July 15th till August 22th
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11 December 2017|
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Response from Παντελής Μ | Reviewed this property |
it's 7 euros for both buildings
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