Centre for the Study of Traditional Pottery

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Centre for the Study of
Traditional Pottery
Museum of traditional pottery.jpg
Location 4-6 Melidoni Str.,
Athens, Greece
Type Folk art museum
Public transit access Athens Metro / ISAP :
Thisseio Station

The Centre for the Study of Traditional Pottery, also known as Psaropoulos Museum of Traditional Pottery and as Study Centre for Contemporary Ceramics is a museum in Athens, Greece. The study centre was established in 1987 to research, preserve and promote the production of traditional Greek ceramics. Since 1999 it has been located in a neo-classical building at 8 Hepitou Street in Plaka and was officially inaugurated on May 18, 2000, International Museum Day.

The museums' collection, consists of some 4500 vases and tools from all over the country.

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Coordinates: 37°58′42.1″N 23°43′13.3″E / 37.978361°N 23.720361°E / 37.978361; 23.720361