Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation opens to the public on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019.
Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation is a non-profit cultural organisation, which aims to promote visual Arts. It was established in 1979 by Basil Goulandris and his wife Elise, who were both lovers of the fine arts.
Through the Foundation, Basil and Elise Goulandris established three innovative museum spaces on Andros, which was the birthplace of Basil Goulandris. Their vision also included the creation of a museum in Athens, so that a wider audience would become familiar with the field of modern Greek and international art. Unfortunately, they both passed away before accomplishing this goal.
Fortunately, the Goulandris museum in Athens is finally completed and open to the public, about two decades after Basil and Elise Goulandris death. In its premises the visitors will have the chance to admire a rich collection that includes rare pieces of art, created by the most important artists of the European avant-garde.
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There are many ways to reach Goulandris Museum, 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 Goulandris Museum is located in a central area of Athens, it can be easily reached on foot from Syntagma, in approximately 20 minutes.
By metro: The closest metro station is “Evangelismos” on line 3. Note that Goulandris Museum is located within a 15-minute walking distance from the metro. Get a map of the metro here.
By bus/trolleybus: The closest bus stop is “Ag. Spyridon”. Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.
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