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Museum of Cycladic Art

4 Douka Neofitou, Athens 106 74, Greece
+30 21 0722 8321
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The Museum of Cycladic Art is a private living cultural institution in the heart of Athens. More than 3.000 objects of Cycladic, Ancient Greek and Cypriot art (dating from the 5th millennium BC to the 6th century AD) are displayed in the galleries of the four floors of the Museum of Cycladic Art. This summer the museum also hosts two contemporary art exhibitions by artists Jannis Kounelis and Ugo Rondinone. The museum can be accessed either from the entrance from the Stathatos Mansion (1 Irodotou Str & Vasilissis Sofias Avenue) or from the entrance at 4 Neofytou Douka Str & Vasilissis Sofias Avenue.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“daily life” (26 reviews)
“four floors” (19 reviews)
“ai weiwei” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Douka Neofitou, Athens 106 74, Greece
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
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+30 21 0722 8321
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"daily life"
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"four floors"
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"ai weiwei"
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"permanent collection"
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"cyclades islands"
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"interactive displays"
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"kolonaki area"
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"top floor"
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"gift shop"
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"private collection"
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"aegean sea"
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"ancient greek"
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"great collection"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is worth a visit among seeing the ancient sites it puts the size and quantities of artifacts in perspective.

Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the other floors are interesting, it is the Cycladic floor collection that shines. An interesting diversion from the Greeks and Romans.

Thank Suzanne E
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a most interesting Museum.Apart from the permanent exhibits it houses , mainly of findings from the Cyclades, it has excellent temporary exhibitions. Right now there is an exhibition on the history of money and the way people were making their deals since the...More

Thank Ada P
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

A small but well organized museum,, that can be easily considered as a little gem. Sophistication and expression at its best. Well done guys, keep up the good work!!!

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

There are several levels, but what impressed us the most was on the first level - the cycladic art. It is hard to imagine the level of sophistication and expression 4+ thousands years ago.

Thank Elena S
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Attractive museum with very interesting exhibits. Most interesting to us were the exhibits on the first and fourth floors. The fourth floor offers a glimpse into the daily life of Athenians. The first floor offers an incredible display of Cycladic art--created centuries before Christ, but...More

Thank Stanner57
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

An interesting museum - well worth a visit. It is relatively small, so yhe visit does not take hours. Artefacts from very old cultures are on display. The exibitions make you think about how much of human life in something we have in common no...More

Thank Per787
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

I came here for wander whilst killing time between leaving my hotel and before heading to the airport. I was impressed with this museum and seeing all of the old clay statues and pots, whilst at the same time learning about the history of the...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place which will give you further education on Ancient Greek history with some beautiful pieces in display .

Thank Martino B
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

This museum is locatedon Douka Neofitou, near Syntagma Square; here we find the largest Collection of Cycladic Art in the world, most all in marble; in Geometric forms, from Mycenaen, and Classical eras to modern times.

Thank Manuela L
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tdtaan
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Best4thebest | Reviewed this property |
7€ except Mondays but check the website for additional tickets to special events.
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February 15, 2017|
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Response from 113qwerty | Reviewed this property |
I checked the webpage and it seems that Easter Day and Easter Monday it will be closed.
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September 27, 2016|
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Response from Hampt | Reviewed this property |
I distinctly remember the exit being wheelchair friendly & many lifts internally .
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