National History Museum, Athens

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    NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM

    by STRATOS79 Written Apr 18, 2007

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    National historical museum or the old parliament (1875-1935)
    was built in 1835 by Queen Amalia.The museum includes a rich
    collection from the fall of Constantinople,war of independence ,
    Greek-Italian war and many military medals,seals and paintings.
    Outside the museum stands the statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis

    Address: Megaro Paleas Voulis ,Stadiou st

    Phone: 210 3237617

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    by janbeeu Updated Jul 19, 2005

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    The museum is housed in the old parliament building which was founded in 1835 by Queen Amalia and previously housed the Greek Parliament from 1875 to 1935. The old parliament is an architectural jewel in the centre of Athens. While its grand congress hall is a place of historic significance, it also is appropriate for hosting major cultural and historical events today.

    A great segment of the collection, gathered since the founding of the Society, is part of the permanent exhibition of the Museum, presented in the rooms encircling the congress hall. The museum is dedicated to the Greek War of Independence since the fall of Constantinople to the Turks up to and including the Greco-Italian War in 1940. The National Historical Museum is also a research centre for modern Greek history.

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    Address: 13 Stadiou street

    Directions: Metro station: Syntagma
    Open: 09:00-14:00
    Closed on Monday

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    Museum of Natural History

    by mardaska Updated Apr 10, 2003

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    The museum includes collections of insects, mammals, birds, shells, rocks, minerals and fossils, from the natural wildlife of Greece. The botanical collection includes more than 200.000 species of plants, among which there are 145 newly-discovered ones, which have been recorded thanks to the museum's research.

    Address: 13 Levidou Street, Kifissia, Athens

    Directions: Kifissia

    Phone: +30210-8015870, 8086405, 8087345

    Website: http://www.culture.gr

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    National Historical Museum

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Dec 1, 2013

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    This museum deals with the Ottoman years and the struggle for independence. It's located in a historic old parliament building.

    Address: Stadiou 13, Plateia Kolokotroni

    Directions: Metro : Syntagma

    Phone: 30-210-3237617

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    National History Museum

    by cckbp7 Written Sep 12, 2006

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    The national history museum in Athens contains some of the world's greatest pieces of Greek art. Be sure to see the bronze statue of Posideon. Admission was only 3 euro.

    Statue of Posideon Floor of a palace Statue of Posideon Pan assulting Aphrodite
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    by GeorgiosX Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Åèíéêü Éóôïñéêü Ìïõóåßï (ÐáëáéÜ ÂïõëÞ)
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    National Historical Museum (Old Parliament)

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    Stadiou Street

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