Attica & Athens are home to some of the world’s most important and fascinating museums, testimony to its long and prominent role in world history.
But don’t limit yourself to the Parthenon! Attica is dotted with archaeological sites of every size and description, as well as countless captivating museums. Some of the more prominent specialized museums include the Byzantine and Christian Museum, the National Historical Museum and the Hellenic Maritime Museum in Piraeus. Thematic museums also abound, notably the Hellenic Children’s Museum, the Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments in Plaka, the Goulandris Museum of Natural History and the Lavrion Mineralogical Museum.
History is literally at the fingertips of all of Attica’s & Athens’ visitors. There’s something for everyone, so be sure to budget your time and choose the museums that match your personal interests.