We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum of the History of Athens University

5 Tholou, Athens 105 56, Greece
+30 21 0324 0861
Website
Save
Review Highlights
This museum is worth seeing

Although there is much to see things Greek in museums around Europe, seeing things in situ makes... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Sonia P
History Before your eyes

Just a stunning location right in the heart of Athens. Even from the outside, you cannot but take... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
264Artemis1970
,
Greater London, United Kingdom
Read all 29 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 Nov 2017
“This museum is worth seeing”
19 Aug 2016
“History Before your eyes”
LOCATION
5 Tholou, Athens 105 56, Greece
Plaka
CONTACT
Website
+30 21 0324 0861
Write a ReviewReviews (29)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2017

Although there is much to see things Greek in museums around Europe, seeing things in situ makes for a good visit.

Thank Sonia P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Just a stunning location right in the heart of Athens. Even from the outside, you cannot but take many photos

1  Thank 264Artemis1970
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Located next to the Museum of Pavlos and Alexandra Kanellopoulos, this is another museum that is located on the foothills of the Northern part of Acroplis Hills

Thank kiltmaker2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Very good choice fo the students they are looking to view something deferent in Greece and visiting Athens city, the capital of Greece.

Thank Asta L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We were walking by and were drawn in by the lovely courtyard. This small museum is dedicated primarily to the university's founding and early years (late 19th century) which provides a nice contrast to the ancient history of the adjacent Acropolis and Agora. There is...More

Thank deepblueseafan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 June 2015

excellent building.Lots of old instruments from the University of Athens. Oldmemorabilia. The old flag of the university

Thank Xenophon M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 May 2015

During my recent trip to Greece, I visited the Museum of the History of Athens University. A nice small museum in the old city of Athens, it is built with a lovely view of the city and worth a visit. Recommended.

Thank Ibadanboy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 November 2014

This is a very interesting small museum in Plaka, housed in a very nice building with a lovely courtyard!! And the city view from the upper floor terrace is really good!! Most of the exhibits are really interesting and they really take you back to...More

Thank MariaDanai
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 October 2014

An interesting building in neoclassical style. Very impressive, impossible not to be noticed from the distance. Pay attention to the great painting up to the door, a true artistic masterpiece! Take a look also at night if you can!

Thank Davide G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Beautiful building below the Acropolis with a courtyard where I saw the performance - discussion based on the trial of Socrates...great setting for it....and the performance is on again this year, last 2 weeks of July .

Thank boomerangAttiki
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 285 hotels in Athens
Adrian Hotel
398 reviews
.17 km away
Kimon Athens Hotel
343 reviews
.29 km away
Plaka Hotel
3,537 reviews
.30 km away
The Zillers Boutique Hotel
81 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Klepsydra Restaurant
26 reviews
.07 km away
Klepsidra Cafe
246 reviews
.08 km away
Yiasemi
397 reviews
.05 km away
Geros Tou Moria
347 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Erechtheion
2,309 reviews
.15 km away
Anafiotika
964 reviews
.10 km away
Roman Agora
577 reviews
.14 km away
Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments
39 reviews
.14 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museum of the History of Athens University staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit