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Byzantine Museum Sight - Seeing Destinations in Athens

Byzantine Museum: Sight-Seeing Destination in Athens To Check-out Artifacts from the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Period. (2021)

Byzantine Museum is about 2 km from the City Center of Athens and Omonia Square. The Byzantine museum in Athens exhibits are collections of cultural items and artifacts from the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine period. The museum was established in 1914 to collect and exhibit Byzantine culture and civilization. The museum was expanded in 1980 to accommodate additional exhibits of Early Christian and Byzantine collection. The placement of additional collection was completed by 2010.

Byzantine Museum :  Sight - Seeing Destinations in Athens

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At present, there are 30,000 exhibits in the Byzantine museum, Athens. The exhibits from 4th to 15th century AD show the political, economic, and religious changes in the Byzantine population of Greece. The exhibits show the progress of Christianity from year 313 promoted by emperor Constantine the Great. The exhibits also show the shift of the Roman Empire and the dominance of Constantinople.