Fodor's Expert Review New Municipal Gallery of Athens

Metaxourgeio Museum/Gallery

One of Athens's oldest neoclassical buildings became the new home of the city's Municipal Art Collection in 2010. The former silk factory, designed in 1833 by Danish architect Hans Christian Hansen, now houses almost 3,000 important art works from leading 19th- and 20th-century mainly Greek artists (most of the works were acquired during the 1930s and ’40s). The museum also hosts archaeological and cultural tours.

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Leonidou and Myllerou
Athens, Attica  10436, Greece

210-323–1841

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