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Frissiras Museum

In the Frissiras museum the visitor can admire paintings of contemporary artists both Greek and foreigners. The museum organizes different exhibitions displaying different works of art that are part of its extended collection. Therefore there is not a permanent exhibition.

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Athens Railway Museum

The Railway Museum of Athens, was founded by the Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) in 1978. The museum has a collection of items related to the history of rail transport in Greece.

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Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum

The Jewelry museum of Ilias lalaounis is located in one of the most picturesque neighborhoods of Athens, very close to the metro station of Acropolis. Its permanent collection includes 4000 models of jewelry designed by its founder from 1940 until 2000.

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Museum of the city of Athens Vouros-Eutaxias

The Museum of the city of Athens has a collection of engravings, paintings and photographs of Athens of the previous century. Moreover, the visitor can wander through rooms with furniture and objects typical of the 19th century and admire some paintings of famous Greek artists. Besides the permanent collection, the museum organizes exhibitions on its third floor.

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Museum and Study Centre of the Greek Theatre

The collection of the museum of Greek theatre includes posters, programs, photographs, costumes and personal items of historic plays and performances and famous actors and actresses of the Greek theatre.

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Hellenic Maritime Museum

Prehistorical and classical Ancient Age
Byzantine Age
Years prior to the Hellenic War of Independence - The Navy of 1821
The Navy during contemporary years, 1827-1945
The Mercantile Marine since 1827
Traditional Shipbuilding and Ships
Art Collection
The Aristotle Onassis collection

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National Historic Museum

The National Historic Museum is located in the old Parliament building of Athens since 1960. The museum has assembled various artifacts from the Post-Byzantine years (form 1453) until the Greek –Italian war of the 1940-41.

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Public Gallery of Athens

The gallery has been moved in a new location at the area of Metaxourgio. The gallery is housed in an old neo-classical building of the 19th century which was donated to the municipality of Athens and has been thoroughly restored. The visitor can finally enjoy the extended collection of the paintings of famous Greek painters of the 19th and mostly the 20th century in an open well lighted space.

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Shipbuilding Museum

It concerns a modern museum that is directly related to shipping and shipbuilding. The Shipbuilding Museum aspires to become a tourist attraction not only for the Piraeus, but also throughout Greece. Its ultra-modern building, will host significant exhibits from the shipbuilding city's history. This special place on the west coast of Athens will be the house for many traditionally-built boats.

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Design Museum of the 20th Century

The "Twentieth Century Design Museum" in Athens, Greece, is a non-profit organization presenting in a 1200 m2 Museum Space the Furniture, Lights and everyday Objects created by the great Designers and Architects from 1900 to 1999.

The exhibits are arranged chronologically starting with Mackintosh (1905) going on with early century Architects, Gaudi and a vitrine of furniture created by Salvador Dali, a detailed show of the Bauhaus School and ending with the American and Italian Design.

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