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Touching History

A museum
lovers dream,
through the origins
of modern Greece

Culture for the real world

View of the Greek Parliament from above

A memorable day awaits the guests of Touching History, the flagship of our Bespoke Experiences, which promises to satisfy even the most demanding museophiles. Discover Greek Culture invites you to witness the birth of the Greek state through an exclusive hands-on experience with artifacts and heirlooms dating from the 19th century onwards at the Benaki Museum.

Painting as part of the Benaki Museum's historic heirlooms collection, in Athens, Greece

Learn about the origins of the modern Greek state with a historian-led private tour of the historic heirlooms collection of the Benaki Museum.

Exhibit found in the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece
Dresses as part of the exhibition found in Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece

Hold and examine actual artifacts and heirlooms during an exclusive handling session at the museum’s underground vaults. A unique chance to literally hold a piece of Greek history in the palm of your hand

Dinner setting at the Benaki Museum's restaurant in Athens, Greece

*UPON REQUEST  End the tour with a delicious meal of fine Greek cuisine at the museum’s restaurant, which features wonderful views of the National Garden and Ardittos Hill.

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