Byzantine and Christian Museum


The Byzantine and Christian Museum is one of Greece’s national museums.

Its areas of competency are centered on – but not limited to – the exhibition of religious artifacts of the Early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, post-Byzantine and later periods.

It also acquires, receives, preserves, conserves, records, documents, researches, studies, publishes and raises awareness of.

The museum has over 25,000 artifacts in its possession.

The artifacts date from between the 3rd and 20th century AD, and their provenance encompasses the entire Greek world, as well as regions in which Hellenism flourished.

The size and range of the collections and value of the exhibits makes the Museum a veritable treasury of Byzantine and post-Byzantine art and culture.

Over 25,000 artifacts organized into collections that date from the 3rd to the 20th century.

The artifacts are drawn from the entire Greek world and other territories where the Hellenic spirit flourished.

The number of collections and the quality of the exhibits they contain make the museum a veritable treasure trove of Byzantine and post-Byzantine art and culture.