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Athens University Museum

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Athens University Museum

The Athens University Museum is a museum in Athens, Greece is also known as the “Old University” since it housed from 1837 to 1841 the first University of the independent Greek state. The building was a structure of the Ottoman period and is one of the oldest residential buildings still standing in Athens today.

The museum’s collection consists of old and rare book editions, manuscripts, diplomas, scientific instruments, portraits, photographs, medals, seals and other University memorabilia.

Athens University Museum

  • History of the Athens University

Athens University Museum – Photo Gallery

  • Athens University Museum – Photo Gallery

Athens University Museum

  • Name:        Athens University Museum
  • Greek:        Μουσείο Ιστορίας Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών
  • Established:  335 BCE
  • City:            Athens
  • Country:     Greece
  • Location:  Tholou 5, Athina 105 56, Greece

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“Time is the wisest counsellor of all.”
– Pericles

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Photo Credit: JOM