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Why locals love it

The Athens University Museum is housed in one of the few surviving pre-othomanic buildings. Built on the base of Acropolis, it offers a panoramic view of Plaka, Lykavitos and the ancient Agora. When the independent Greek state was formed, the building hosted the first University of Athens from 1837 to 1841.

Why you should visit it

The collections consist of portraits of University Professors, books (teachers textbooks, old and rare editions), manuscripts, letters, diplomas, rare scientific equipment (medicine, physics, chemistry, pharmacology), photographs, medals, stamps and souvenirs of the University. And all that for free.

Special tip

Tours in English are offered upon request.

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It's an interesting museum about Science.
August 17, 2018
May 12, 2018
It's the second oldest building of the historical center(the first is the Benizelo's villa house in Plaka) in Plaka,very well preserved and organised to visit it.
Giorgis & Valia
July 3, 2017

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