A three storey neoclassical building with collections dedicated to the evolution of Islamic art in relation to the historic development of Islamic civilisation. Its fine collections come from the Middle East, the Far East and North Africa. Located at Kerameikos district the Islamic Art Museum offers a break from Classical Athens, temples and amphorae. However, it includes a section of the ancient city wall of Athens and an ancient tomb both uncovered at the level of the houses’ foundations during the preservation works. Don’t leave without a glimpse at the view from its terrace café.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Closed on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Free admission every Thursday to all the Benaki Museum Buildings. www.benaki.gr