Acropolis Museum: Acropolis’ treasures in an architectural masterpiece

One of the most important contemporary works of architecture in Athens, it houses priceless finds from the Acropolis monuments, including Parthenon marbles.
Acropolis Kids Museum Parthenon marbles
Average Cost: 5€ (Reduced: 3€) | Temporary exhibition: plus 3€ / Ε-ticket service available

In the Acropolis museum you will see exhibits from the ancient city and findings from the Acropolis, including Parthenon marbles.

Made of concrete, steel and glass, the Acropolis museum permits the existence of an endless dialogue between the exhibits and their natural environment, Acropolis hill, which is only 300m away. The last level (The Parthenon room) has the dimensions and the direction of the Parthenon and has been rotated by 23 degrees in relation to the rest of the building to offer the visitor an immediate view of the monument.

The children facilities and the well-organized kids activities make the museum ideal for family visits.

 

Admission:
Ticket price: 5€
Reduced ticket: 3€ for under 18 from non-EU countries, students from non-EU countries and Europeans over 65.
Free entrance: under 18 from EU countries, under 5 from non-EU countries, EU students, people with disabilities and their escorts, journalists, members of the ‘Friends of the Acropolis’ (EFA), members of the Greek parliament, Greeks performing their military service, employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, ΙCOM and ICOMOS cardholders, tour guides, teachers at school visits, official guests of the Greek Public, archaeologists, Greek unemployed citizens.

Free admission days:
– 25th March
– 18 May (International Museums Day)
– 28 October

E-ticket service:
http://www.theacropolismuseum.gr/etickets/ticketing.php?la=2

Opening hours:
1 April – 31 October
Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Last admission: 3:30 p.m.)
Tuesday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Last admission: 7:30 p.m.)
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Last admission: 9:30 p.m.)
Saturday – Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Last admission: 7:30 p.m.)

1 November – 31 March
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Last admission: 4:30 p.m.)
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Last admission: 9:30 p.m.)
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Last admission: 7:30 p.m.)

Holidays:
– 1 January
– Easter Sunday
– Easter Monday
– 1 May
– 24 December, open 09:00 – 15:00
– 25 December
– 26 December
– 31 December, open 09:00 – 15:00

 

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