The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Masterpieces of the Hellenic Museum, Melbourne

Hellenic Museum, Melbourne - Joy of Museums - Internal

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:




“Honour is priceless and glad be he who has it.” Greek Proverb



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