Museum of the History of the Greek Costume

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Coordinates: 37°58′43.8″N 23°44′15.7″E / 37.978833°N 23.737694°E / 37.978833; 23.737694

Museum of the History of the Greek Costume is a special interest museum in Athens, Greece. It was inaugurated by the former Minister of Culture, Melina Mercouri, in 1988 and is part of the Lyceum Club of Greek Women, a non profit society founded in 1911.[1]

The museum's collections include Greek traditional costumes, jewellery, reproductions of minoan, classic and Byzantine clothes, as well as porcelain dolls with Greek costumes.[2]

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  1. ^ "The Lyceum Club of Greek Women 100 years". Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Museum of the History of the Greek Costume of the Lyceum Club of Greek Women". Athens Museums. Retrieved 29 October 2018.

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