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Athens War Museum

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Athens War Museum

The Athens War Museum is the museum of the Greek Armed Forces. Its purpose is the exhibition of weapons in the history of war from all ages. The museums’ collections include artifacts from other civilizations such as Ancient China and Ancient Japan.

The Museum’s exhibition areas are distributed over four levels with exhibits of Greek military history from antiquity to the present. The War Museum has established Museum Branches at the cities of Nauplion, Chania, Tripoli, and Thessaloniki.

Exhibits of the Athens War Museum

  • Mountain Gun – Howitzer Mark II
  • Ancient Greek Warship Models
  • Ancient Bronze Weapons

Athens War Museum – Photo Gallery

  • Athens War Museum – Photo Gallery

Athens War Museum

  • Name:        Athens War Museum
  • Greek:        Πολεμικό Μουσείο Αθήνας
  • Established: 1975
  • City:            Athens
  • Country:     Greece
  • Location:    Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens, Greece

Museums in Athens

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

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Photo Credit: JOM

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