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Municipal Art Gallery

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Small and excellent.

This small, free entry gallery has a great collection of Greek art and some very interesting works... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CADCardiff
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Cardiff, UK
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A worthwhile collection of early 20th century Greek art

A very enjoyable visit to a small manageable collection of art from the first part of the 20th... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
michael47300
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Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France
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3 weeks ago
“Small and excellent. ”
18 May 2018
“A worthwhile collection of early 20th century Greek art”
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The Municipal Gallery of Athens is the principal public museum in Greece’s capital city. It houses a diverse collection of nearly 3,000 works from leading 19th and 20th Century artists.
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Myllerou 32 & Leonidou | Metaxourgeio, Athens 10436, Greece
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+30 21 0323 1841
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small, free entry gallery has a great collection of Greek art and some very interesting works by many of the most well known artist from Greece. There are woodcuts, oils and water colours all of which are fascinating and very different from works in...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

A very enjoyable visit to a small manageable collection of art from the first part of the 20th century. A bit off the beaten track but only 5 minutes walk from Psirri. Only two of us and 3 security guards, but they were courteous and...More

Thank michael47300
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The gallery has only 2 rooms open, showing a small collection of (mainly) Impressionist and Post-Impressionist style paintings and sculpture by Greek artists. The art is beautiful, and entrance is free. Maybe not worth making a special trip (as it is so small) but well...More

Thank JayH005
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Following futile attempts at locating Athens national art gallery/ and Museum of contemporary art (they has been closed for past 2 years - awaiting funds to finally open at new premises in FIX building - no news of it happening any time soon) ... we...More

4  Thank Lovetotraveldubai
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

This museum was disappointing. There were very few artworks and they were badly curated. Also the man at the desk followed us around the museum like we were going to steal the paintings. A disappointing representation of Greek participation in 20th century western art!

Thank Iku00
Reviewed 12 November 2014

I came here to vista because it was recommended by a friend. No fee to go in and the selections of Arts are very interesting. It is small but worth it. During my visit, the staffs were very nice and helpful. There was 2 groups...More

2  Thank Rozelite
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Art public gallery of Athens is located in Metauxorgeio at the Avdi square, is the place of a nice and dirverse collection of Greek Artist from the firts half of 20th century, you can see a lot of diferent kinds of artistic movements like: Impresionism,...More

Thank Archie R
Reviewed 20 March 2014

My husband and I really enjoyed our trip to the municipal gallery. The artwork was beautiful and intriguing. Also the guards must have changed since the bad reviews because they were all really friendly and gave us plenty of space.

3  Thank Loralee G
Reviewed 13 February 2014

A beautiful atmosfphere is created in the heart of Metaxourgeio. Great material and great treatmen. A nice walk with intersting things to see from local artist and totally free. The best for you guys!

1  Thank Maxig06
Reviewed 8 December 2013

The museum hosts paintings of artists created in the first half of the 1900's. It's a good and relaxing escape from the turbulent surrounding area. It's a very clean place and the fact the entrance is free is a big plus as well. The only...More

Thank Dave B
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