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National History Museum (Old Parliament)

13 Stadiou, Athens 105 61, Greece
+30 21 0323 7617
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13 Stadiou, Athens 105 61, Greece
+30 21 0323 7617
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

A must-see if you want to know more about how modern Greece came to be. It could do with a little bit more organisation, or description in chronological order - I did get a bit confused - and I'm not sure the inside of doorframes...More

1  Thank Catherine_VZ
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This relatively small museum can almost be overlooked if you don't know its address; and that would be a shame, because it houses some really interesting exhibits - not from the ancient days, but from the Byzantine era and most of all more recent Greek...More

Thank binapiraeus
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Last day, last museum. The interior of the old parliament looked interesting but couldn't get in there as they were filming. Lots of the usual museum stuff but I have to say their collection of ship figureheads were great, best thing in the museum.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This museum was less attractive than expected. Well located in Athens center but old, not well maintained and with quite poor planning of the exhibition. Needs an urgent face lift!!

Thank avir666
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This mainly covers the period 1400 to 1800.. It has a wonderful collection of period rifles.. pistols and swords. Plus its free.. Don't walk past take a look..

Thank traveldudeaust
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We spent most of our time in Greece in museums and sites which were dedicated to Ancient Greece. It was good to be able to learn about recent Greek history and the formation of the modern Greek government. The museum (in the old parliament building...More

Thank LuckyTravelerRonaldo
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a nice museum if you want to know who was who in the Greek Independence war of 1821, because it displays portraits of all the leaders that helped, led and supported the revolutionary war. Suitable for kids who have knowledge of the Greek...More

Thank Pheneos
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this and has the history of all Greece and islands , not the Ancient Greece but from 12 century onwards . How turbulent they have fought to keep their lands etc , can spend good 2 hrs well worth a look and only €3...More

1  Thank markhus
Reviewed 12 October 2016

If you are interested in the history of Greece since ancient times but with special focus on the last centuries of the millenium, this museum is a place you should not miss. Located in the centre of Athens, it is also a historical building itself...More

Thank Catherine70
Reviewed 19 September 2016

the best part of the museum for me is being able to be in the parliament hall which has such historical significance in this country. you can compare the hall with drawings in the past and you can see that not much has changed. it...More

1  Thank woohoo139
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
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