Numismatic Museum, Athens
Offering an alternative way to discover Greek history, Numismatic Museum holds one of the world's largest collections of ancient and modern coins. Over half a million artifacts narrate the history of Athens from the 14th century BCE to the present day. In addition to coins, the museum displays thousands of medals and stamps, which come from various excavation sites in mainland Greece. The Neo-classical building, once a private home of celebrated archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, remains a major draw for architecture buffs. Spend some of your own modern coins in the shady cafe located in the museum garden. Take the guesswork out of planning a Athens vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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Numismatic Museum Reviews
Nel suo genere custodisce una delle più ricche e importanti collezioni al mondo ed è obbligatorio visitarlo per tutti gli appassionati numismatici. Per chi ha invece poco interesse verso la numismatic... more »In its kind it holds one of the richest and most important collections in the world and it is obligatory to visit it for all numismatic enthusiasts. For those who have little interest in numismatics but very much for the architecture, a residence (belonged to Heinrich Schliemann) impossible to miss. You visit every day except Monday.
The Numismatic Museum gives a different perspective of history from ancient times into Byzantium through the reflection of each period’s coins. An added bonus is the museum is housed in an old, ornate... more »
It's kind of a small garden in the middle of Athens which is interesting. It has a good salmon salad 🥗 and nice beers 🍺. The garden has interesting scenery with plants and statues and many spots with shadow really helpful in the summer time. On the down side some days it has a funny smell...
Great place to go if you collect ancient coins. They have some high quality material. I saw one Athenian decadrahcm in the collection.
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