The Museum of Alex Mylona- Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens: In the beautiful and historical quarter of Thissio, in the center of Athens lies the interesting Museum of Alex Mylona. The museum opened in March 2004 and in 2007 it was donated to the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, which is based in Thessaloniki.
It exhibits works from the 50-year-old career of the sculptor Alex Mylona, including her beautiful works on marble, copper, iron, and bronze. The museum also exhibits drawings and paintings in the two out of three levels. On the first floor, exhibitions of modern Greek and foreign artists are periodically presented, in collaboration with the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art.
The building of the museum is an impressive Neoclassical structure built in 1920 by the architect Vasilis Tsagris and accordingly renovated so that it gives access to people with special needs. From the wonderful terrace, visitors can get a perfect view of Athens from Lycabettus and Acropolis to Keramikos. The museum is accessed from Monastiraki and Thissio metro stations.
There are many ways to reach the Museum of Alex Mylona, from any location in Athens.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Athens transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 693 881 8288, 0030 694 597 2090, 0030 690 943 9292or book your taxi online.
On foot: As the Museum of Alex Mylona is located in a central area of Athens, it can be easily reached on foot from Monastiraki metro station, in approximately 5 minutes.
By metro: The closest metro station is “Thissio” on line 1. Note that the Museum of Alex Mylona is located within a 2-minute walking distance from the metro. Get a map of the metro here.
By bus/trolleybus: The closest bus stop is “Stathmos Isap Thiseiou”. Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.
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