Go on Virtual Visits to 5 Athens Museums
Reverse the culture shock of not being able to visit our exquisite Athens museums thanks to the wonder of virtual tours, get your fill of art and culture while entertaining your family or self with your sassy technical skills
The Acropolis Museum
Thanks to the Google Art Project the Acropolis Museum is showcased in high-def imagery as well as virtual tours. The east friend of the Parthenon has been photographed in extraordinary detail with ‘gigapixel’ capturing technology that enables study of the exhibit beyond what’s possible with the naked eye.
The Benaki Museum
The Benaki Museum of Greek Culture houses a unique exhibition on Greek culture arranged diachronically from prehistory to the 20th century. Virtually wander its exhibit spaces permanent collections of ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine art here.
The Cycladic Museum
Dedicated to the study and promotion of ancient cultures of the Aegean and Cyprus, with special emphasis on Cycladic Art of the 3rd millennium BC, this beautiful and oh so ancient collection can be viewed from the comfort of your home.
Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation
Some 148 masterpieces from the Goulandris collection are included in the virtual tour, among them rare works by the European artists such as van Gogh, Gauguin, Monet, Degas, Rodin and Picasso, as well as works by distinguished modern Greek painters including Parthenis, Tsarouchis, Moralis and Tetsis. The virtual tour is accessible for free browsing from home and features detailed images and guidance in Greek and English.
The National Archaeological Museum
The largest museum in Greece features over 11,000 exhibits, that provide the virtual visitor with a panorama of ancient Greek culture from prehistory to the late antiquity.