The Ilias Lalaounis Jewellery Museum (ILJM) is the one of the only museums in Greece devoted to studying and exhibiting the art of jewelry and one of the very few of its kind in the world. Founded by and named after the Athens-born and bred, internationally renowned artist and jeweller, the museum is a private, non-profit cultural organization that acts as an international center for jewellery and decorative crafts, with an emphasis on silver and goldsmithing as well as contemporary studio jewellery. Located under the sacred hill of the Acropolis at the footsteps of the Parthenon, the ILJM permanent collection contains 4,000 pieces of historic and contemporary jewellery.
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Note: The museum is closed on Sundays, Mondays and on national holidays.
- General Admission: 5 euros
- Reduced Admission (for students and senior citizens): 4 euros
Note: Free admission is permitted for sponsors of the museum and their guests, children under 12, people with disabilities, archaeologists, educators, artists, journalists, members of Diplomatic Corps and ICOM and tourist guides. Admission to the galleries is also free for visitors in August and for Greek citizens in December.
For the most updated information on timings and ticket prices, visit http://www.lalaounis-jewelrymuseum.gr