Plaka Museums

Museums of Plaka

Someone can be definitely covered with many food and drink options in Plaka. There are also churches that are actually museums but, here is a list with the real ones.

Here is the list:

Acropolis. Located at Areopagitou Pedestrian, the must see in Athens.

Museum of Folk Art. Located in different building around Plaka.

Frissira(s). The top contemporary art space in Greece, located next to Kydathineon street famous church, Metamorfosi Sotiros.

Jewish. Also close to Kydathineon, but located at Nikis street. 

Athens University History. While walking over Anafiotika and Plaka stairs, you can find Tholou street and experience a unique neoclassical building, the house of architect Schaubert.

Kanellopoulos. If you are close to Athens University history building, Kanellopoulos foundation is a must visit cultural place in Athens.

School Life and Education. If you are walking on the most ancient street of Europe, Tripodon, you will get easily there.

National Observatory of Athens.  Α research institute, founded in 1842, the oldest research foundation in Greece. Built on the Nymph hill

Lalaounis Jewelry. Located at Koukaki area, behind Acropolis. It offers a variety of educational programs all year long, especially related to jewellery.

Aggeliki Hatzimichali. The former house of Aggeliki Hatzimihali, a woman pioneer of her time, located at the same name street, close to Kydathineon and Filomousou square.


Athens is a learning experience and anyone can start this experience while walking at Plaka.