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Epigraphic Museum

1 Tossitsa | National Archaeological Museum of Athens, Athens 106 82, Greece
+30 21 0823 2950
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27 Jul 2017
“Even for the illiterate”
26 Dec 2016
“Astonishing!”
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1 Tossitsa | National Archaeological Museum of Athens, Athens 106 82, Greece
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+30 21 0823 2950
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Part of the €15 combo museum ticket and right next to the National Archaeological museum. I think 20 minutes will satisfy most people, as the focus is on ancient stone text. Still, it's interesting to see. Do note, they close at 3pm.

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

Well, one can see documents that shaped the history of Athens intact, 2500 years later. The fascinating artifacts speak the history of Greece directly to the visitor, the same way they did to the ancient athenians! (The content is not easily describable with my words...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The Epigraphic Museum is a real hidden gem. We only had a few days in Athens and so made a short list of places to visit. This one wasn't even on our radar - probably because Athens has so many amazing attractions, and since the...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

After the renovation and the exhibition of many stones in the two brand new rooms the museum gains a splendor that never had before.It's very easy to follow entire sections with the use of mediatic material,really a great source of knowledge not only for the...More

103  Thank padova81
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Quirky museum if you can read Greek. It contains hundreds of examples displayed of stones with Greek inscriptions. This isn't an art museum, more like an open warehouse of artifacts.

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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Rich culture and lovely visit all should do it to enjoy the history the culture the civilizations enjoyed all of it hope I ll do it again in the future

Thank MontherYASEEN
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Reviewed 24 February 2015

Epigraphical Museum of Athens is a specialized museum. Of inscriptions written on marble and stone from all over ancient Greece. It is the largest museum of its kind. Some inscriptions as old as 8th century B.C.!

1  Thank grassykeydan
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

The museum is right next to the huge Archaelogical museum. It has a vast collection of (mainly) marble inscriptions from ancient Athens. As marble was the only thing you could write on at the time, everything (from laws to dedications) was written on marble. So,...More

Thank Nick V
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

The Epigraphic Museum of Athens is the largest Museum of its kind in the wolrd, housing 13,485 inscriptions mostly on marble! You can find very easily the place, as it is adjacent to the National Aechaeological Museum of Athens, belonging practically to the same building...More

3  Thank KONSTANTINOS M
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