The Municipal Gallery of Piraeus in Athens: The Municipal Gallery of Piraeus was established in 1957 and is housed in the renovated building of the old post office of Piraeus.
Its rich collection of more than 800 works of art includes paintings of significant Greek painters and many young artists; sculptures, costume designs, theatrical costumes, oil paintings, art made on wood, sea pebbles and more.
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On the first floor, visitors may admire a small collection of paintings made by famous modern Greek painters such as Nikiforos Lytras, Konstantinos Maleas, Konstantinos Romanidis and Alexandros Christofis to name a few. Additionally, a part of Georgios Kastriotis's sculpture collection and set designer's Panos Arvantinos collection are also exhibited on the first floor.
The Gallery also hosts temporary art exhibitions of emerging artists as well as organizes lectures and several cultural events.
How to get there
There are many ways to reach the Municipal Gallery of Piraeus from any location in Athens.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked 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) 18288, (0030) 18222, (0030) 18180. You can also book your taxi online.
Car rental: There is the option of renting a car and picking it up directly from the airport, port, or your hotel. Using a rental car allows visitors to discover the Municipal Gallery of Piraeus and many other places of interest in Athens at their own pace.
By metro: The closest metro station is Dimotiko Theatro (Blue Line). Note that in order to reach the Municipal Gallery of Piraeus from the metro, a 6-minute walk is needed. Get a map of the metro here.
By bus/trolleybus: The closest bus stop is "Tsamadou". Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.
By tram: The closest tram stop is Aghia Triada (Route 7, Asklepieio Voulas-Aghia Triada). Get a map of the tram here.