The Acropolis Museum holds special events throughout the summer to enhance your experience of visiting the museum. Free guided tours, musical interludes and important archaeological artefacts on display on a temporary basis. See what’s on this month.
FREE GUIDED TOUR AND GALLERY TALK OF THE ACROPOLIS MUSEUM
Complimentary* guided tours every Friday evening at 6:00pm (in English) led by an archaeologist who shares fascinating insights about the exhibits.
*The Gallery Talks are complimentary with the regular price of entry. Duration: 60 minutes
Why Athens Tips: Limited to 40 visitors per session (first in best dressed). Register on the day at information desk located at the entrance of the museum
Meeting point with the archaeologist/host: glass floor, ground level.
FROM THE FORBIDDEN CITY – Imperial Apartments of Qianlong Exhibition
On now until 14 February 2019
Remarkable artefacts representing over 100 years of Chinese culture from the 18th century, is presented to the public for the first time. From the Forbidden City: Imperial Apartments of Qianlong exhibition boasts 154 exquisite works of art, ceremonial robes, furniture and functional objects from the Emperor’s private apartments in the Palace of Many Splendours.
New Gallery Talks are available for this temporary exhibition as follows:
English: every Friday at 11:00 am
Greek: every Friday at 1:00pm, Saturday and Sunday at 11:00am & 1:00 pm
Duration: 60 minutes
Participation: For registration, please refer to the Information Desk at the Museum entrance on the same day. Limited number of visitors per session. First-in first-served.
Why Athens Tip: The Gallery Talks are complimentary with the purchase of exhibition entry.
JAZZ NIGHTS AT THE ACROPOLIS MUSEUM RESTAURANT
Every Friday evening from 8pm
Some of the city’s best Jazz musicians will perform at the Acropolis Museum Restaurant every Friday evening. Guests will enjoy dinner and live Jazz performances with magnificent views of the Acropolis.
The museum’s restaurant will remain open until midnight. Dinner reservations are advisable. Walk-ins welcome for drinks and desserts.
Why Athens Tip: The Acropolis Museum remains open on Fridays from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m making the restaurant a perfect place for a late dinner.
Each Monday to Thursday from 1pm to 4pm, visitors to the restaurant will have the pleasure of coffee or lunch accompanied by the melodies of harpist Thodoris Matoulas performing Greek classics and works by other famous composers.
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