National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens

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Timings : Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Last entrance: 6:30 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Last entrance: 9:30 PM
Closed on Mondays

Entry Fees : Adults: EUR 8
Young people (between 13- 18 years old), University Students, groups of visitors of 10 or more people, and visitors 65 years of age and over: Free

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National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens Overview

The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), located on Kallirrois Avenue, Athens, is a premier art gallery. It houses documents, research and exhibits on contemporary Greek and international art. It also showcases painting and 3D artworks, photography and new media, as well as architecture and industrial design that describes the artistic evolution in Athens.

Proclaimed to be more immersive than a conventional gallery by visitors, the museum was built inside a former brewery. From democracy, racial discrimination and violence, identity and exclusion as well as the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, the museum display various crucial themes. Apart from its permanent collection of 172 works by 78 international and modern Greek artists, the museum also hosts various temporary exhibitions. 

Must Know Before You Visit National Museum of Contemporary Art

Location : 280m away from SYNGROU-FIX Metro station (Line 2) and 300m from FIX Tram station

Parking : No parking in the museum
The nearest available parking garage is located at Syngrou-Fix Metro station and operates daily on a 24-hour basis

Wheelchair Accessibility : Yes
Designated places on each floor, ramps, escalators and lifts

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