Located in the delightful area of Acropolis and hosted at a charming neoclassical building, the Emotions Museum of Childhood is a unique destination designed to enthuse youngsters and adults alike. Member of the Association of Children’s Museums HOI (Hands-On International), it addresses to children of 4 to 14 years and adults, in an attempt to raise awareness regarding the emotional development of children and inspire the quest for self-knowledge.
This unique interactive museum uses various exhibits, toys, tales, and performances in order to enhance the children’s ability to express themselves, realize their potentials as well as get acquainted with the different emotions and their evolution during the process of growing up. It is also a great chance for parents or other child specialists to reach to a deeper understanding of a child’s emotional world by getting educated on their delicate psychosynthesis as well as the numerous changes that are conducted as they mature.
The museum is found in a walking distance from the metro stations of Acropolis and Syggrou-Fix and operates on weekdays from 09:00 to 15:00 while it is open from 10:0 to 13:00 on weekends. Rather interesting seminars, workshops, and exhibitions are also frequently organized.
How to get there
There are many ways to reach the Emotions Museum of Childhood, from any location in Athens.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Athens transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 693 881 8288, 0030 694 597 2090, 0030 690 943 9292or book your taxi online.
On foot: As the Emotions Museum of Childhood is located in a central area of Athens, it can be easily reached on foot from Syntagma metro station, in approximately 20 minutes.
By metro: The closest metro station is “Syngrou Fix” on line 2. Note that the Emotions Museum of Childhood is located within an 8-minute walking distance from the metro. Get a map of the metro here.
By bus/trolleybus: The closest bus stop is “St. Syggrou-Fix”. Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.
By tram: The closest tram stop is “Fix” on Routes 1 and 2. Get a map of the tram here.