Athens Centre for Popular Craft & Tradition

Location: Plaka

The Museum of Folk Art and Tradition Angeliki Hatzimichali is located today in the house of the great folklorist Angeliki Hatzimichali (1895-1965) on a quiet street in Plaka, which bears her name. The building, which is a monument of Modern Greek Architecture, is a work of the Macedonian Aristotelis Zachos. The interior decoration has been accomplished by popular artisans and represents a creation of exceptionally high aesthetics. Exhibition areas, a museum shop, and equipped classrooms for traditional arts are to be found on the premises, as well as a very interesting Folklore Library. Activities include temporary exhibitions, guided tours, classes on traditional art and cooperation with the Hellenic Folklore Society (ELE)

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How to get there

There are many ways to reach the Museum of Folk Art and Tradition Angeliki Hatzimichali, 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 9292 or book your taxi online.

On foot: As the Museum of Folk Art and Tradition Angeliki Hatzimichali is located in a central area of Athens, it can be easily reached on foot from Syntagma metro station, in approximately 7 minutes.

By metro: The closest metro stations are “Syntagma” on lines 2 and 3 and “Acropolis” on line 2. Note that the Museum of Folk Art and Tradition Angeliki Hatzimichali is located within a 7-minute walking distance from the metro stations. Get a map of the metro here.

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