Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum (often referred to as the ILJM) is a museum in Athens, Greece, created by the renowned Greek jewellery designer Ilias Lalaounis. The ILJM is located near the Acropolis, at the corner of Karyatidon and Kallisperi streets. It comprises 50 collections of a total of over 4,000 jewels and small ornaments dedicated to the history and art of jewellery making. The permanent exhibition displays more than 3000 pieces designed in the period 1940–1992.Use our Athens attractions planning website to add Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum and other attractions to your Athens vacation plans.
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It’s a lovely small museum that charts the history of an Athens based jewellery company with a wide variety of different types of Jewellery on display. There is a lot to read as for each collection.... more »
Was able to go when it was free entry which was a nice treat. I was the only one in the museum which was also nice. Very pretty jewelry. A nice respite from the sun. Recommend visiting. more »
Definitely a unique museum. There are numerous jewelry collections inspired from ancient Greece and many other civilizations. The building that houses the museum is neoclassical and it is very close to Acropolis museum. Every Saturday entrance is free. Highly recommended.
Amazing place, kind and polite staff, very informed about the collections. Nice designs and curating. I was pleased.
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