Press Release on the Reopening of the Jewish Museum of Greece

ON JULY 1, 2020

Press Release

The Jewish Museum of Greece will reopen for the public on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 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, controlled flow of the number of visitors and controlled duration of their stay in order to avoid overcrowding, use of non-medical masks and antiseptics, disinfection of exhibition spaces twice daily, suspension of use of the touch screens and safety dividers in high traffic areas, while the option of online payment is also being prepared. 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 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 onwards, at 210.3225582.

The Jewish Museum of Greece