The War Museum is located in the centre of Athens. Through its rare ancient and modern archives, its unique collections and its priceless artefacts, The War Museum narrates Greek war history in a prominent and profound manner.
Designed by a group of distinguished architects and engineers, it was inaugurated on July 18 1975 with the view of honouring those who fought for Greece's freedom.
The exhibition areas are spread over 4 levels and present images of Greek history from the Neolithic era to the present. It also has three permanent collections: the Saroglos collection, with striking weapons from the Greek Revolution, a collection of rare maps and prints, the artillery of the Hellenic Navy and the outdoor collection of aircrafts from the Hellenic Air Force.