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National Historical Museum

The National History Museum since 1960 is housed in the Old Parliament, in Kolokotronis Square in central Athens. Established in 1884 by the Historical and Ethnological Society of Greece (I.E.E.E.), established in 1882 by people of science and culture in an effort to rescue and salvage relics of modern Greek history. The National History Museum presents in chronological order the modern Greek history, from the fall of Constantinople in 1453 to the 20o century, through rich collections, folklore material, rare editions, historical documents archive and photographic documents. The exhibits include Greek flags, loot and weapons from the Revolution of 1821 and the subsequent liberation struggles, helmets and armor from the period of Venetian and Ottoman rule, sculptures, medals, medals, personal items of historical figures, watercolors, maps, paintings, etchings, traditional costumes, utensils and a rich collection of costumes costumes fighters, political, military, scholars and prelates. The historic home of Lazarus Kountourioti Hydra is an annex of the National Historical Museum. Since 2001 it houses a folklore museum family relics, artifacts from the corresponding collection of the National History Museum and Gallery with contemporary Greek painters. Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 09:00 - 14:30. Closed on Monday. Tickets: Over 18 years: €5 Students and people over 65 years: €3 Free admission to children up to 18 years old. Free admission: Sundays, March 25, May 18 and October 28. On the occasion of the National Anniversary of March 25, 1821, the National History Museum will receive visitors with free admission Saturday, the 25th and Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 10:00 to 15:00.

13, Stadiou Kolokotroni Square, The Old Parliament Building