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Museum of Archaeology and History of Art

The Museum was founded in the beginning of the 20th century. It acquired its present form and location in the east atrium of the School in 1994. its 12 collections of originals and copies, mostly the result of generous donations, cover all periods, from prehistoric times to the modern era:

The Museum is open to the public, although it was created mainly for teaching purposes, aiming at the familiarisation of students with archaeological finds, materials and construction techniques. The original items have been systematically studied and published by members of the Archaeology Department.


Prehistoric,Classical, Byzantine Paintings and Ceramics, Diachronic and Intermediterranean Ceramics, Environmental Archaeology, Ores and Ancient Technology, Modern Greek Art. The most recent addition is a collection of Ethiopean Folk art.

Museum of the History of Education

This Museum belongs to the Faculty of Educational Studies and is housed on the 5th floor. It brings together a wealth of objects (books, photographs, psychometric tools, shool uniforms, degrees and certificates, toys, computer programmes) all linked through their connection to education.

Museum of Folklore

The Department of Byzantine Literature and Folklore houses its large collection of objects illustrating all facets of life in traditional communities on the seventh floor of the School (room 734)

Archaeological Park

In a city like Athens it was inevitable that the excavations for the Metro should unearth a huge amount of archaeological finds. In the area surrounding Syntagma Square several strata of the city's past came to light, from the Hypomycenaean to the Byzantine era. Part of these finds were transferred to the University Campus, where they are displayed in three tiers, preserving their relative position in situ.

Τhe Archaeological Park is an annex of the Archaeoloogy Department's Museum of Archaeology and History of Art. Many of the exhibits are visible to passers-by and it can be visited by arrangement. The Department of Archaeology has organized a programme of guided visits for schools.