The museum’s collections include: Cypriot Antiquities, Greek antiquities from southern Italy and exhibitions focussing on Greek settlement in Australia.
In 2013, the Hellenic Museum partnered with the Benaki Museum in Greece to house a permanent collection of antiquities for a ten-year period.
The Masterpieces of the Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, include:
- Cycladic Figurine
- Cycladic Footed Cup
- Cycladic Pyxis
- Head of a Cypriot Herakles (Hercules)
- Greek “Illyrian type” Helmet
- Goddess with Diadem
- Myrtle Wreath
“Honour is priceless and glad be he who has it.” Greek Proverb
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