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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4 Douka Neofitou, Athens 106 74, Greece
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
+30 21 0722 8321
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Looking at ancient figures that look an awful like 20th century sculpture was a bit spooky. This is a very nice smaller museum well laid out with excellent signage explaining the exhibits. Don't miss it.

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a small and interesting collection of artifacts. Perhaps if we hadn't already been to the National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum we would have a different opinion, but most of the offerings were very similar to those found in the other museums. The...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps the most interesting museum in Athens. The museum is small, but there are excellently preserved things from the ancient Cycladic art (second floor); on the third floor there are works of art from ancient Greece (Bronze Age, Geometric period, Archaic period to Roman times)....More

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me the highlight of the collection are the figurines. Simple and genuine, pure and elegant representing the essence of humanity, that did not really change over a period of 5000 years. The Cycladic and Minoan civilizations were Island cultures, but well connected with other...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This visit was during a business trip This type of museum is not normally but kind of thing The display of coins and the influence on events and such on the development of money was very interesting made even more so by a guide tour...More

Thank njw666
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It is not unusual to think that ancient Greece began with the construction of the Parthenon. A trip to the Cycladic Museum takes you back another 3000 years. It is a fascinating collection of some of the oldest artifacts in Greece.

Thank guybeau2016
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a museum built around a private collection of sculpture and other artifacts from the Cyclades. The collection has been donated to this museum which is now public. With the proviso that most of the artifacts there were not found by scientific excavations, and...More

Thank arkytrav
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Although labeled Museum of Cycladic Art, this Museum has only a fraction of its space dedicated to Cycladic Art due to the rarity of the works. But what they have is outstanding. The rest of the Museum displays various aspects of Ancient Greek arts and...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Very near Constitution Square. We combined a visit to this lovely museum with a visit to nearby Museum of Byzantine and Christian Art. Cycladic Art is displayed on 4 floors (yes, there's an elevator). Highlights are the amazing sculptures/figurines that date back to 3000 BC....More

Thank pomegranate
Reviewed 26 October 2017

All of this stuff is so ancient and interesting , plus the museum is small and uncrowded. There is a great little restaurant within that is a boon for tired tourists. Worth a trip.

Thank Ann M
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
By far the ritziest neighbourhood in town, Kolonaki is
home to most of the chic boutiques and designer label
stores. Here, the wealthy say no to austerity by
dressing in their finest and spending hours in the
trendy cafés around Kolonaki Square, sipping the most
expensive coffee in Europe. The area also contains a
couple of notable museums and cultural institutions,
which add to the air of nobility. The leafy upper
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23 April 2017|
Response from Best4thebest | Reviewed this property |
7€ except Mondays but check the website for additional tickets to special events.
15 February 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.
Toni W
27 September 2016|
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Response from Hampt | Reviewed this property |
I distinctly remember the exit being wheelchair friendly & many lifts internally .