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  • Announcement for the opening hours

    15.11.2019

    Sunday November 17nth

    We would like to inform you that on Sunday November 17th due to urgent reasons the Museum will be open until 13.00.

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  • Announcement for the museum s visiting hours

    31.10.2019

    November 1rst 2019

    We would like to inform you that on Friday November 1st, the museum will be open from 08:30 to 16:00.

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  • Announcement for the Shop of the Museum

    25.10.2019

    October 28th - 30th

    We inform you that on Monday the 28th, Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th of October the Shop of the Museum will be closed due to stocktaking.

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  • Visit as part of the informal meeting of the heads of states of the Arraiolos

    11.10.2019

    October 11, 2019

    Today October 11, 2019, as part of the informal meeting of the heads of states of the Arraiolos, the spouse of the Greek president Mrs. Vlasia Paulopoulou, carried out the parallel program for the spouses of the Presidents, with a visit to the Byzantine and Christian Museum.

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  • Announcement

    11.10.2019

    October 11 | 08.00 - 12.30

    Today October 11, 2019 from 08.00 till 12.30, due to security measures you can enter the museum only from the main entrance at 22 Vas. Sofias. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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  • General strike 2 October, 2019 and proper functioning of the museum

    01.10.2019

    At October 2, 2019 due to general strike the proper functioning of the museum may be compromised (opening hours, accessibility to all collections). Please call 213213513 prior to you visit. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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  • Announcement

    17.09.2019

    We inform you that today Tuesday the 17th of September the Museum will be open until 19:00.

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  • Announcement

    01.07.2019

    Sunday, July 7, 2019

    On Sunday, July 7 2019, National elections day, the Byzantine & Christian Museum will be open from 8:30 until 16:00.

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  • Announcement

    11.06.2019

    Wednesday June the 12th

    We inform you that on Wednesday June the 12th, part of the Museum will be closed.

  • Announcement for the Shop of the Museum

    30.05.2019

    Monday June 3rd

    We inform you that on Monday the 3rd of June the Shop of the Museum will be closed due to stocktaking.

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  • Announcement

    29.05.2019

    Thursday May 30th

    Tomorrow Thursday May 30th part of the museum will remain closed from 10.00a.m. to 14.00 p.m.

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  • Announcement

    24.05.2019

    We inform you that on Tuesday May 28th and on Tuesday June 4th the museum will be open from 14.00 until 20.00.

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  • Announcement for the election dates

    23.05.2019

    Sunday, June 2, 2019

    On Sunday, June 2, 2019 Municipal and Regional and European Parliament elections day the Byzantine & Christian Museum will be open from 08:30 until 16:00

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  • Announcement for the election dates

    23.05.2019

    Sunday, May 26, 2019

    On Sunday, May 26, 2019 Municipal and Regional and European Parliament elections day the Byzantine & Christian Museum will be open from 08:30 until 16:00

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  • ANNOUNCEMENT

    23.04.2019

    On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 the Byzantine & Christian Museum will remain closed.

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  • Announcement

    19.04.2019

    Good Friday 26.04 - Easter Monday 29.04

    Byzantine & Christian Museums opening hours during the Easter Holidays

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  • Announcement

    11.04.2019

    Friday, April 12th, 2019

    Employees strike in Byzantine and Christian Museum.

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  • Announcement concerning the opening hours

    29.12.2018

    from 7th of January 2019

    Byzantine and Christian Museum s exhibition will be open for the period 7th fo January to 28th of February as follows: Monday (08.30-15.30), Tuesday (CLOSED), Wednesday-Sunday (08.30-16.00).

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  • ANNOUNCEMENT

    12.11.2018

    related to the temporary exhibition TOMB OF CHRIST: THE MONUMENT AND THE PROJECT

    It is herewith announced that the Byzantine & Christian Museum is in no way involved in any information-, tickets issue- or guided tours/ visits planning matters related to the temporary exhibition TOMB OF CHRIST: THE MONUMENT AND THE PROJECT, which is simply hosted at the Museum premises. For any related information, the phone number 2107289015

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  • THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST International Icon Painting Competition

    June 25th to July 22nd 2018

    In the context of the annual icon painting competition organized by the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy the exhibition The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is hosted at the Byzantine and Christian Museum from June 25th to July 22nd 2018, presenting 63 works which participated in the competition, after being selected by an international experts jury...

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  • DIGITAL EXHIBITION OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY TOMB OF CHRIST: THE MONUMENT AND THE PROJECT AT THE BYZANTINE AND CHRISTIAN MUSEUM

    The emblematic project of the conservation and rehabilitation of the Holy Aedicule of the Holy Sepulchre in the Church of Resurrection in Jerusalem, that was successfully accomplished by the Interdisciplinary Team of the National Technical University of Athens and delivered to the three Christian Communities, Guardians of the Holy Tomb, in March 2017, is presented in the Temporary Digital Exhibition of Advanced Technology Tomb of Christ: the Monument and the Project at the Byzantine and Christian Museum from 21 May 2018 until 31 January 2019...

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  • 360 Virtual Tour at the exhibition Hermitage. Gateway to history

    07.03.2018

    Enjoy this 360 Virtual Tour at the exhibition Hermitage. Gateway to history, which was in display ...

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  • The Byzantine and Christian Museum, which is based in Athens, is one of Greeces national museums. Its areas of competency are centred on but not limited to religious artefacts of the Early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, post-Byzantine and later periods which it exhibits, but also acquires, receives, preserves, conserves, records, documents, researches, studies, publishes and raises awareness of. The museum has over 25,000 artefacts in its possession. The artefacts date from between the 3rd and 20th century AD, and their provenance encompasses the entire Greek world, as well as regions in which Hellenism flourished. The size and range of the collections and value of the exhibits makes the Museum a veritable treasury of Byzantine and post-Byzantine art and culture.

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  • Byzantine Museum. An open museum to everybody...

    The spot referring to the Byzantine Museum presented by the internationally renowned actor George Corraface

    The spot was created as part of a communication campaign for the promotion of Hellenic Museums by the "Alliance for Greece". The spot referring to the Byzantine and Christian Museum is presented by the internationally renowned actor George Corraface, and is directed by Takis Zervoulakis. The music is composed by Stavros Xarhakos.

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