A Treasure Trove of Jewellery: A Unique Tour of Benaki Museum

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A Treasure Trove of Jewellery: A Unique Tour of Benaki Museum

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Discover the timeless beauty of one of Greece's oldest art forms in this unique expert-led tour of the Benaki museum's vast jewellery collection. 

Visiting Places: Benaki museum
Duration:  3.5/4 hours (approx.)

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Activity Description

Jewelry enthusiasts from around the world will have the rare opportunity to discover the extensive history of Greek jewelry and feel it in their hands over an exclusive handling session of precious 19th-century jewels at the Benaki Museum. During this unique experience, guests will meet with an award-winning jewellery designer to dig deeper into the crafting tools and techniques.

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Special Features

  • Take an expert-led tour of the Benaki Museum’s vast jewellery collection
  • Go behind the scenes during an exclusive, hands-on viewing session of the Museum’s precious 19th century jewels
  • Meet a De Beers Diamonds International Award jewellery designer and learn about the deep history and heritage of jewellery design in Greece
  • Enjoy a light lunch OR dinner at the Museum’s restaurant featuring views of the Acropolis
  • Receive a special surprise from the Museum’s gift shop

Why we like it

This is a truly once in a lifetime experience and one of the most unique things to do in Athens, suitable for the whole family.

Activity Snapshot

Dates | Start Time: All Year | Open Museum Tour: Wed-Sun: 10am AND Thu & Sat: 6pm (Nov-Mar) or 7pm (Apr-Oct) | Closed Museum Tour: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun: 6pm (Nov-Mar) or 7pm (Apr-Oct).

Duration: 3h 45m (approx.)

Meeting Point:  Syntagma Square, opposite Hotel Grande Bretagne (start/end point)

Group Size:  Open Museum Tour: min. 4 - max. 16 persons | Closed Museum Tour: min. 8 - max. 16 persons. 

Pace: Easy

Spoken Language: English, German, French and Spanish. More languages may be available upon request. 

Included: Field expert (archeologist), all entrance fees, light lunch OR 3-course dinner (including wine/beer/sodas during meal), as specified. Optional private transfer to and from the meeting point is available upon request. 

Excluded: Other refreshments, other alcoholic drinks with meals (other than those specified, e.g. spirits), Transport to/from meeting point unless otherwise mentioned, Gratuities (Optional)

Note: This is a private tour and includes an Open Museum morning/afternoon version OR a Closed Museum afternoon version (for more details see full itinerary).  Special dietary meals can be catered to upon request. 

Discounts for Young Travellers: This is a family friendly tour. Children older than 2 years (2-18 years) participate at a discount. Children up to 2 years: Free.

 

Vendor: DGC

Cancellation policy

Cancellations up to 14 days in advance: 50% refundable; cancellations less than 14 days before the tour start date and no-shows: no refunds

Additional Info

  • Confirmation to be received as soon as possible (within 24 hours from booking)  
  • You can present either a print out or an electronic booking confirmation for this activity
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