Hellenic Motor Museum in Athens
The Hellenic Motor Museum takes up three floors of the Athenian Capitol, a very modern complex that is at a walking distance from the National Archaeological Museum. The museum hosts exhibits of exceptional historical significance and the entrance to this permanent exhibition is free. The car collection is rotative and includes automotive masterpieces from current acclaimed vehicle manufacturers as well as companies that nowadays no longer exist; Bentley, Bugatti, Ferrari, Porsche, Maserati, Dino, Siata, Delage to name but a few. Among them can be found cars owned by famous people like Robert Plant, Sir Laurence Olivier, and Lorenzo Bandini. The vehicles that constitute this collection are categorized depending on their date of manufacture; antique, veteran, vintage, classic, post classic, modern and contemporary. Additionally, visitors will not only have the opportunity to admire the above-mentioned exhibits but also experience the life of an F1 driver and visit a 20th-century car repair shop.
The museum also has a conference amphitheater and a venue that can host various kinds of events such as weddings, parties, private dinners as well as corporate and social events. Furthermore, educational programs about traffic education can be arranged upon request for children and teenagers.
The museum is open from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and on the weekend from 11 am to 6 pm. Address: Ioulianou 33 - 35 & C’Septemvriou 74-78, Athens Website: www.hellenicmotormuseum.gr