The museum which sprawls over six acres, is divided into two main sections: the museum of contemporary Greek art and the folk art museum, both of which house collections that cover at least 2500 years of Greek history. The whole complex is laid out in a way that showcases the Greek spirit in a unique fashion. In the contemporary part, one of the most important and representative collections of its kind in the world is exhibited, comprising paintings, installations and sculptures by leading Greek artists, displaying a Greek interpretation of most of the international artistic currents of the second half of the 20th century.Plan your Vorres Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Paiania using our Paiania tourist route planner.
The folk art section, is an extraordinary complex of 19th century buildings, courtyards and gardens or rather a re-adaptation and readjustment of traditional Greek architectural features housing antiquities, icons, ceramics, popular artifacts and objects used in daily Greek life centuries ago, in a manner, revealing their inherent beauty and their practical use.
The gardens, wild and consisting almost entirely of Mediterranean flora are an indispensable part of the museum being described by many as the most beautiful gardens in Athens.
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Vorres Museum Reviews
Maria SJuly 22, 2017
My cousin had her wedding here, it was absolutely gorgeous. The old home and museum were icing on the cake and for someone who enjoys culture, it's an excellent visit if you're visiting Greece and are... more »
ευαγγελια ΚJune 6, 2017
υπεροχος χωρος για διαφορες εκδηλωσεις ολα προσεγμενα υπεροχη ατμοσφαιρα ενας πραγματικος παραδεισος!!!! more »overpriced for various events all quiet and nice atmosphere a real paradise!!!!
EdNivMay 16, 2017
Pas vraiment incontournable ... mais sans doute intéressant pour qui aime l'art tel qu'il y est présenté. more »Not really essential... but no doubt interesting for those who like art as there is presented.
Yukihiro NagataMarch 31, 2017
The modern part of exhibits were far better than my expectation. One of the hidden jewels of Athens.
George PapantoniouJune 9, 2016
Maybe the best space to organise a wedding reception. The museum is ok, showing some interesting modern Greek art.
Stelios ZarrasDecember 28, 2016
Excellent Wedding Organised here!!
Basil NikolopoulosDecember 31, 2016
Too false modern, post retro
Alice O.January 4, 2015
Vorres Museum is a hidden pearl amongst all the museums of Athens. The location is superb, the exhibits incredible, and the teaching of young school children about modern art in the "basement" of the museum such a commendable effort, Thank you, Mr Vorres, for sharing your collections, both of modern art, and of Greek folk art, with the public.
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