Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation, Athens

Visit Information


Visit the Foundation's Permanent Collection

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About the permanent Collection

Admission to the Collection
10 €
Concession Ticket
7 €
  • Adults over 65 years old
  • Children & adults aged 13-26
  • Students
  • European Youth Card cardholders
  • Registered unemployed
  • Enlisted citizens
Free Admission
0 €
  • Children up to 12 years old
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying person
  • Teachers accompanying school visits
  • AICA – ICOM – ICOMOS cardholders
  • Members of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece
  • Qualified tour guides
  • Journalists
B&E Members
0 €

* The Foundation offers priority access to holders of “No queueing tickets”, to B&E Members, to visitors who have purchased their tickets electronically, as well as to pregnant visitors and People with Reduced Mobility.

For more information, see the Foundation’s Visit Regulation.

Opening Hours

  • Wednesday – Thursday & Saturday – Monday
    10:00 – 18:00
  • Friday
    10:00 – 20:00
  • Tuesday


  • January 1st
  • January 6th
  • Clean Monday
  • Easter Sunday
  • Easter Monday
  • March 25th
  • May 1st
  • August 15th
  • October 28th
  • December 25th
  • December 26th

* On Good Friday the Museum is open from 12 pm to 6 pm

* The above times are likely to be reconsidered in due course. In this case, further announcements will be posted on the website and on social media (@BEGoulandrisFoundation on Facebook and Instagram).

** Tickets can be purchased from the Foundation’s ticket offices up to 30 minutes before closing time. Visitors can enter the exhibition areas up to 20 minutes before closing time.

For more information, see the Foundation’s Visit Regulation.

Guided Tours

Guided Tour of the Foundation's Permanent Collection

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Guided tours by specialized guides provided at selected dates and hours.

Visitors are able to buy their tickets online from, as well as from the Museum's ticket office (subject to availability).

General Admission Ticket and Guided Tour in English language
15 €
Concession Ticket and Guided Tour in English language
12 €
Free Admission Ticket and Guided Tour in English language
5 €
B&E Members
0 €

Guided Tour duration: 90’

Number of participants: From 3 to 20 people

* Visitors participating in the Guided Tours are recommended to be at the Museum 15΄ before the start time.

** Guided tours in Greek and French language also provided.

Audio Guide Devices

The Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation offers its visitors, at no extra cost and subject to availability, personal audio guide devices with recorded information on the works in the Collection.

* In order to collect the headset visitors are required to provide their full name and mobile phone number. The above information is deleted upon return of the guide and is not kept by the Museum.

** All the necessary health and safety measures are provided.

Group Visits

Group Visits 3000

Groups of more than 10 people are welcome, once request have been submitted in advance. The Foundation can organize and provide guided tours for an additional cost.

Book your visit in advance. Contact us at +30 210 72 52 895 or at

* Participants are advised to be at the Museum 15΄ before the tour starts.

For more information about the Group Visits, see the Foundation’s Visit Regulation.


Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation, Athens

13 Eratosthenous str.
Athens 116 35, Greece

Τ. +30 210 72 52 895
F. +30 210 7235467

Get Directions to the foundation


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Line 209 - AG. SPYRIDON Stop (15m)

Line 550 - STADIO Stop (200m)

Lines 054, 203, 204, 250, 732 - RIZARI Stop (600m)

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Lines 2, 4, 11 - AG. SPYRIDON Stop (15m)

Line 10 - STADIO Stop (200m)

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Nearest Metro Stations

Line Μ3
(Blue Line) "Aghia Marina - Doukissis Plakentias - Airport"

Line Μ2
(Red Line) "Anthoupoli - Elliniko"
Line Μ3
(Blue Line) "Aghia Marina - Doukissis Plakentias - Airport"

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Nearest Airport

Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos (30km)

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The Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation does not have parking facilities while the surrounding streets have not yet been included in the controlled parking system. For this reason we would encourage visitors to use public transport or even their bicycle in order to avoid frustration. Those wishing to arrive by car however can use one of the following parking facilities that are located near the Foundation at a charge:

  • Kallimarmaro Parking, 23, Ι. Fokianou Str, tel. (+30) 210 752 2400 / 150m.
  • Evangelismos Parking, Korakianiti Bros, 20, Vasileos Georgiou B' Str, Athens / 500m.
  • Polis Park, 4, Rizari Str & 45 Vas. Konstantinou Av, tel. (+30) 210 72 55 427, / 800m.

The Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation, in cooperation with Polis Park, offer Β&Ε Members 10% discount for parking upon display of their Member's Card.

Also, thanks to the kind sponsorship of Polis Park and for the best possible service to visitors, there is a free Shuttle Bus service available 3 times a day, at 11:30am, 14:30pm and 17:00pm, from 4, Rizari Str to the intersection of Erathosthenous Str and Vasileos Konstantinou Avenue.

For more information on the Shuttle Bus service please contact Polis Park on 210 72 55 427.

People with Disabilities

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Wheelchair access to the Foundation is easy and the building has spacious lifts, which allow access to all areas.

Wheelchairs for people with reduced mobility are available free of charge from the Foundation’s cloakroom.

* Entry for People with Disabilities and their accompanying person is free and People with Reduced Mobility have priority access, according to the Foundation’s Visit Regulation.

Useful Information

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Visitors can connect to the internet for free from their smartphones and tablets via the wireless WiFi network available in all areas of the Foundation.

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Visitors must leave bulky objects such as luggage, backpacks and large bags in the cloakroom located at the Foundation’s entrance lobby were they can also leave coats and other personal items of similar dimensions.

Objects larger than 55 x 35 x 25 cm can't be accepted in the cloakroom.

With the submission of their police ID card or passport, visitors can also borrow children’s prams, wheelchairs and walkers free of charge from the cloakroom (subject to availability).

* The Foundation bears no responsibility in case of loss, theft or damage of fragile and/or valuable items left in the cloakroom. For more information, please see the Foundation’s Visit Regulation.

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Lost property

Items possibly lost or forgotten in the Foundation’s public areas as well as cloakroom objects not collected by closing time will be kept at the cloakroom and can be collected for up to 48 hours. After this time, they will be sent to the lost property office of the Athens Police Headquarters.

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The Café-Restaurant is freely accessible to visitors, during the museum’s opening times, with no ticket requirement.

Museum Spaces

B&E Goulandris Shop

Athens Shop

The Shop is located on the ground floor, offering a wide variety of original objects inspired by the rare Collection of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation.

Opening Hours

  • Wednesday – Thursday & Saturday – Monday
    10:00 – 18:00
  • Friday
    10:00 – 20:00
  • Tuesday


Explore the e-shop of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation


B&E Goulandris Café-Restaurant

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An urban garden hides between the ground floor and the first floor of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation. The atrium of the B&E Goulandris Café-Restaurant is an oasis of greenery in the heart of the city.

* To visit the B&E Goulandris Café-Restaurant no entrance ticket is required.

Opening Hours

  • Wednesday – Thursday & Saturday – Monday
    10:00 – 18:00
  • Friday
    10:00 – 20:00
  • Tuesday



A state-of-the-art, 187-seat amphitheatre with its own foyer is located at level -3. The space can host corporate events, conferences, seminars, presentations as well as musical and theatre performances.

Venue Hiring

Organise your event at the Auditorium of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation




The Library is located in the Foundation’s 2nd basement and includes around 6,000 volumes, available to the public for in-situ reading in the reading area. The material consists of publications by international museums and foundations on the History of Art and various artistic movements, exhibition catalogues, reference material on distinguished foreign and Greek artists, periodical art publications and others.

Opening Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday