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    Press Release on the Reopening of the Jewish Museum of Greece

    THE JEWISH MUSEUM OF GREECE REOPENS FOR THE PUBLIC
    ON JUNE 1, 2021

    Press Release


    The Jewish Museum of Greece will reopen for the public on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, following a decision by the Board of Directors, in order to complete the necessary technical and hygienic adjustments that will ensure the safe return of the public, according to instructions of the Ministry of Health, National Public Health Organization and the Ministry of Culture.

    All necessary safety measures will be observed, such as, among other things, body temperature checks upon entering the Museum, controlled flow of the number of visitors and controlled duration of their stay in order to avoid overcrowding, requirment of using of protective masks in all areas and antiseptic liquids available in various places, disinfection of the exhibition spaces twice daily, suspension of the use of touch screens and safety dividers in high traffic areas, while it is provided the possibility of online transactions, through the website of the JMG, payments.jewishmuseum.gr, as well as with credit card terminal. At the same time, the operation of the library has been suspended until further notice, while the public and researchers will be able to submit electronic applications and only in exceptional cases will access be allowed, following prior, special arrangements made by telephone or e-communication.

    The JMG permanent exhibition will be open to all, with new, contactless information on the exhibits. The temporary exhibition presented at the museum is entitled «Like Nails must the Words be Hammered». The Oral History Archive of the Jewish Museum of Greece, and will be open to the public, subject to controlled visit duration, while the use of the computer terminals located in the temporary exhibition area, has been suspended until further notice.

    The new opening hours of the Museum are as follows:

    Monday to Friday 9:30 – 14:30

    Saturday closed

    Sunday 10:00 – 14:00

    For any further information or clarifications needed, visitors and researchers are kindly requested to send their request electronically to the email address [email protected] or to contact the JMG secretariat from Tuesday, June 1, 2021 onwards, at 210.3225582.

    The Jewish Museum of Greece