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 of Hellenic women, a non profit society founded in 1910.[citation needed]

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

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