The cruise port of Piraeus has its own interesting attractions, which include museums, fun parks, floating museums, art galleries and more. If you are transiting on your cruise or staying in Athens and want to discover more about this bustling neighborhood, make your choice and follow your interest. The Archeological Museum of Piraeus hosts findings from Piraeus and neighboring areas, such as Salamina and Varkiza . At the Maritime Museum visitors can see around two thousand objects, exhibited so as to bring to life the Greek maritime tradition in a chronological order. The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece by Archelon in collaboration with the Municipality of Glyfada, and is the only hospital for sea turtles in the country. The famous battleship Averof is a floating museum in Faliron bay which is widely visited. The Municipal Gallery of Piraeus hosts works of art by important Greek artists. “Hellenic Cosmos” the cultural center of the Foundation of the Hellenic World is a modern cultural center and museum with a wide range of activities. The new building of Benaki Museum on Pireos str houses the neohellenic architectural archives and many modern art exhibitions are held here. At the Historical Archives of the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation interesting information is available pertaining to the economic history of Greece. The Onassis Cultural Centre, a superb example of modern architecture, hosts many interesting performances and events. Unique exhibits can be viewed at the Maritime Tradition Museum at Perama.
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