Hellenic Children's Museum, Athens

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#4 of 7 in Childrens Museums in Attica
A pleasant alternative to Athens' famous ruins and museums, Hellenic Children's Museum offers interactive exhibits and activities designed to encourage and engage the imagination of both children and their parents. The museum's two floors feature rooms filled with hands-on experiments, puzzles, games, and play areas. Take part in interactive projects like cooking lessons, chocolate-making sessions, and presentations about the human body and health. Ask the staff about activities best suited for non-Greek speakers. Admission is free. Plan your visit to Hellenic Children's Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Athens trip itinerary builder site .
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  • I m expecting really has a muse for child... I was a bit disappointed but I think c is a nice break for our children that in we tired of tourism... Free space I'm bubbles of SOAP with child's play area funnels has 4 legs space market fish market seafood, market deli worker d costume, with some bricks and some tools space human body has build foam, and d other manual activities corner kitchen to make a cake with animators (paying) prefer the nearby national garden. ...
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  • Should be a very nice place. Pity that you spend half an hour to find it, since there are no sign to get there, and once you find it is closed for the whole summer. Imagine the disappointment of your ...  more »
  • my kids aged 10 & 8 spent a quiet 2 hrs here and it was nice. we had time to kill in the Plaka and this was a nice way to spend it. A nice place to visit and spend some time if you are around this pla...  more »
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  • Really good visit for those with young children. The 4 year old with us had a great time shopping and selling goods as well as making bubbles. Free in which is another bonus. We then took in the Greek soldiers in Greek costume doing the changing of the guard one block away. Would be nice if there was a sign at the entrance to confirm you were at the right place.
  • Experiment! Learn! Play! I don't know if the chocolate factory still exists, or cookies are still baked or the little toy store still exists (it should!) but the building itselt is unique, the (volunteers) staff is excellent, nice and joyfull.
  • A marvelous place for children with a unique idea by volunteers. A must visit if you have little kids.
  • The museum offered a great experience for my children (aged 4 to 10). the staff is very very friendly and English speaking. while small, it offered a unique few hours of creativity and calm in the middle of Athens. unlike other museums where children see adult's artifacts, in this museum the children are participating in creating and changing the exhibit. the Museum is non-profit and free of charge but we happily donated to it to support it
  • Not a museum... This is more of a workshop/activity center. Still, the kids had a great time. Wouldn't recommend for kids over 7 years old.

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