Coordinates: 37.978925, 23.731530

Athens City Museum

At the centre of Athens, at Klathmonos square, is the museum that is dedicated to the history of the city, from 1834, when it became the capital of the Greek state until today. At its collections include works of art, photographs, historical relics, furniture, carpets, music instruments, items from the period of king Otto, works of travellers, rare books and relics.

It was founded in 1973 and is housed in two neighboring buildings with access between them. The oldest one, the first that were built in Athens after the liberation, was the residence of the family of Vouros and was used as the temporary palace of the first king of Greece, Otto, until 1842.



Other Names: Vouros-Eutaxias Foundation

Address: I. Paparigopoulou 5-7, Athens 105 61

Access: Metro: Panepistimio Station - Bus/trolley: Pl. Claithmonus

Parking: Controlled Parking card system

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