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National Gallery - Museum Alexandros Soutzos

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Sep 15, 2018
“finding it is the hardest part”
Jul 19, 2018
“What a sorry excuse for a museum...staffed by a bunch of clueless buffoons.”
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A collection of 20th century Greek art in addition to Renaissance Western European art housed in a striking modern building.
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50 Vassileos Konstantinou, Athens 115 28, Greece
Pangrati
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

The main location is CLOSED for renovation. The website doesn't make that clear so I went to the main location and then got a cab out to this temporary museum. Fortunately, my guide book had the name of the National Gallery in Greek as the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Gary L
Reviewed July 19, 2018

What a sorry excuse for a museum...staffed by a bunch of clueless buffoons. We weren't planning on visiting this museum but after seeing a post on their Facebook page of one of our favourite Greek artists with a picture of one of his paintings we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Angelo E
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

This museum is closed. Enjoyed a pleasant walk there but very disappointed. Cannot find where there is a temporary location. Looks like it will be under construction for a while.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank HeleneDC
Reviewed April 23, 2018

The paintings on show give a good overview of the development of Greek art. They are (temporarily, while the main gallery in central Athens is closed) housed in one of the buildings while the permanent sculpture collection is in the other building with some of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank JayH005
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

On all athens maps the museum is located near the Hilton but after getting there I found out that there are works going on and it is just a large building site. I walked all around it and there was no sign whatsoever of an...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank ColleenCo
Reviewed July 24, 2017

I visited the temporary National Gallery today. It is well worth a visit but I had difficulty finding it. The gallery's own website does not give its location. So for anyone interested, here is how to find it by public transport. Take the Metro to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Al-in-Athens
Reviewed July 3, 2016

The National Gallery is undergoing renovation and we had to make our way to the suburbs to find the relocated gallery. It was a bit tricky to find but once we did it was well worth the visit. There is some great sculpture and there...More

Date of experience: June 2016
5  Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed August 31, 2015

What incredible exhibits so good to see them up close and personal. The jewelry to die for and the shop had great replicas

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank Naxosbadger
Reviewed June 30, 2013

The National Gallery-Alex. Soutzos Museum will be closed from 04/03/2013, due to expansion works. i dont know for how long do they plan for it to be closed...hope this saves you the trip. the national gallery near Hilton hotel is also closed and i think...More

Date of experience: June 2013
7  Thank veljko-lemonade
Reviewed March 28, 2013

You can visit this museum to the heart of Athens.It has a great variety of master's works.The most interesting is the permanent collection with a lot of master pieces?My favoured are the paintings of Nico Hatzikyriako Ghika.You can find also paintings of the best Greek...More

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank Stavros P
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