Courtesy: Thomas Gravanis

Besides the usual suspects, Athens has plenty of sights that appeal to less conventional tastes. From the sublime to the shocking, here are five unusual museums in Athens where you can explore the capital’s lesser-known cultural curiosities.

By Cordelia Madden Kanellopoulou

Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments

Ilias Lalaounis Jewellery Museum

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Courtesy: Ilias Lalaounis Jewellery Museum

Bath House of the Winds

"Here, attendants would rub, scrub, exfoliate, sluice, shave and apply henna to bathers."

Hellenic Motor Museum

Political Exile Museum