Spathario Museum of Shadow Theater

Kastalias Square, 15124, Maroussi, Athens


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Greece has a long tradition of shadow theatre or Karagiozis, which is played out using transparent puppets against white screens. This art form has entertained many generations with its funny stories and political satire, with children possibly enjoying the performances the most. The museum features a rich collection of puppets made by members of the Spatharis family who are renowned Karagiozis players, and it hosts a 5-day festival every September. Opening hours (From September 16 to June 15): Monday - Friday from 9:00 p.m. - 14:00 m.m., Wednesday from 9:00 p.m. - 14:00 m.m. and from 18:00 m.m. - 20:00 m.m., Sundays 10:00-13:00. The museum is closed on Saturdays. Organized tours and school visits can be arranged after communicating with the museum's office. Free entrance.
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  • Cultural
Age of kid
  • 4-6 years
  • 7-12 years
  • Teen
Activity type : Daily Activity
Maximum number of people : 20