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The Benizelos Mansion: The Oldest Athenian House Which is Now a Museum

For centuries Athens has been home to spectacular monuments that date all the way back to the peak of Ancient Greek civilization. The Parthenon, as...

Mycenaean-Era Cyclades Exhibition Opens at Benaki Museum

The archaeological exhibition "From Homer’s World: Tenos and the Cyclades in the Mycenaean Age" will open to the public at 8 PM on Monday,...

Turkish Newspaper Claims Hagia Sophia Could Soon Become a Mosque

A story on the Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak's front page on Tuesday claimed that a recent decision by the Turkish Council of State could...

President Pavlopoulos Officially Opens New Wing of Jewish Museum in Thessaloniki

The President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos officially opened the new wing of the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki on Sunday afternoon. In his remarks, President Pavlopoulos...

Van Gogh, Picasso, and El Greco Masterpieces Find New Home in Athens

A new museum displaying international contemporary and modern art will soon open its doors in the heart of Athens. Opening on Wednesday, October 2, after...

Forgotten Sculpture of Alexander the Great Found in Greek Museum’s Storage

An ancient sculpture of Alexander the Great was recently discovered in a Greek museum's storage room, a leading archaeologist revealed recently on Facebook. Angeliki Kottaridi...

World’s First Museum Dedicated to Lost Atlantis Opens on Santorini

The world’s first museum dedicated to the mythical -- but perhaps real -- island of Atlantis opened recently on Greece’s idyllic island of Santorini. The...

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Candidate for European Museum of the Year

The Costas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Athens was nominated as the  "European Museum of 2019" by the European Museum Forum (EMF) on...

Ancient Technological Marvels Get their Own Museum in Athens

Reconstructions of little-known ancient Greek mechanical inventions got their own museum in Athens, with the opening recently of Kostas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek...

Athens’ Museum Publishes Jewish Inscriptions Found in Greece

The corpus of all Jewish inscriptions found on Greece's mainland and islands was recently published by the Jewish Museum of Greece (JMG) in Athens. The...

Greek Museum Wins Top Prize With This Mesmerizing Video

The Diachronic Museum of Larissa took first place for its video "Tracing the Footsteps of Human Society" at the 5th European Museums in Short...

Free Museum Tours Explore Ancient Greek Writing

The National Archaeological Museum is organising free thematic tours for Athens' year as World Book Capital. The tours will be conducted by the museum's archaeologists...

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