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Hellenic Children's Museum

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An absolute gem in the heart of Athens for families with young children

Walking to this museum was a bit of a surreal trip, It looks like the area has been abandoned, but... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
wallyfoo
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
An interactive, educational play area

The best way to describe this venue is a child friendly, interactive, educational experience. Think... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Nafsika A
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Toulouse, France
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Apr 30, 2018
“An absolute gem in the heart of Athens for families with young children”
Apr 25, 2018
“An interactive, educational play area”
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A museum full of games and interactive exhibitions designed to encourage children explore, experiment and create.
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17-19 Leof. Vasileos Georgiou B | Rigillis, Athens 106 75, Greece
Plaka
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+30 21 0331 2995
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Walking to this museum was a bit of a surreal trip, It looks like the area has been abandoned, but we finally found the place. The women running the museum were so warm and friendly to our english-speaking children. They took the time to answer...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank wallyfoo
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The best way to describe this venue is a child friendly, interactive, educational experience. Think about the areas in regular museums where children get to touch exhibits, make things and learn through play...now imagine an entire museum made up of such interactive experiences. There are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nafsika A
Reviewed 20 February 2018

It's not a m,museum but a big play room. We went there with 5,7 and 8 years old girls. they had more than 2 hours of playing non stop and they didn't want to leave. The museum is on Rigillis &Vasileos Georgiou B' Ave 17-19....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Should be a very nice place. Pity that you spend half an hour to find it, since there are no sign to get there, and once you find it is closed for the whole summer. Imagine the disappointment of your kids...

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank StefanoLion78
Reviewed 14 October 2016

my kids aged 10 & 8 spent a quiet 2 hrs here and it was nice. we had time to kill in the Plaka and this was a nice way to spend it. A nice place to visit and spend some time if you are...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank cariappabk
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

My 2 year old son LOVED his trip to the museum! He really didn't want to leave. Staff were very attentive and interacted with the imaginative play. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank GlasgowKaza
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Great way to pass an hour or so with the kids. We visited with our 8 and 11 yr old and had a nice time. Definitely worth a visit. Really good for kids to have a play with colour, smells, touch, toys and items from...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Trixilita
Reviewed 5 April 2016

The Hellenic Children's Museum is a treasure found in the beautiful Plaka distric of Athens. My 4 year old enjoyed the interactive character of the museum, which offers a lot of possibilities for learning and hands-on exploring. The entrance is free, and the staff is...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank 349minka
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Bringing my six year old daughter there for a few hours made my girl so happy! seeing her smiling face, i felt relief that we came to Athen not only for pleasure of me and my husband, but also for my daughter. This museum is...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank 931amyc931
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I was initially put off bringing my little boy (3 years) because I thought it was actually a museum of sorts. It's not, it's a brilliant little play house with different zones - building blocks, shops, house, water - where the kids can play. That's...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
...More
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