The Acropolis Museum turned 10 years old in June 2019 and has counted more than 14.5 million people through its doors during its first decade. Visitors can expect a full programme of fascinating exhibitions, lectures, musical interludes and the opening of the excavation area beneath the museum that was once an ancient Athenian neighbourhood.
** Note as a precaution for the Coronavirus, the Acropolis Museum has suspended all operations and is closed to the public until at least 11 April 2020 or as otherwise notified. Please check back here for updates when they are announced. **
Skip the line e-tickets are available to purchase here in advance
ACROPOLIS MUSEUM EVENTS THIS MONTH
CHISEL AND MEMORY EXHIBITION
On now until 30 April 2020
The contribution of marble craftsmanship to the restoration of the Acropolis monuments.
Since opening its doors, the Acropolis Museum has highlighted the close relationship between the famous sculptures it displays and the monuments from which they originate. The museum is hosting an exceptional exhibition of photographs of the marble craftsmen of the Acropolis at work. Imbued with a new curatorial spirit, the exhibition was initially organised by the Committee for the Conservation of the Acropolis Monuments and the Acropolis Restoration Service. The exhibition takes place on the ground floor temporary exhibition gallery. Free entry
UNDERFLOOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OPEN FOR THE FIRST TIME
Open now with the price of museum entry
The archaeological excavation that lies beneath the museum has opened to the public for the first time. The excavated area of 4,000 sq. meters comprises of houses, workshops, baths and streets of an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that existed from the classical to the Byzantine years, in successive phases.
Complimentary admission with the regular price of entry to the main museum areas.
FREE GUIDED TOUR OF THE ACROPOLIS MUSEUM GALLERIES
Every Friday night at 6pm (Note the free gallery talks are suspended until 3 April as a precaution for the coronavirus)
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 the information desk located inside the entrance of the museum. Meeting point with the archaeologist/host: glass floor on the ground level.
DINNER AND JAZZ EACH FRIDAY NIGHT
Every Friday evening from 8pm until midnight
Some of the city’s best Jazz musicians perform at the Acropolis Museum Restaurant every Friday evening. Guests will enjoy dinner and live Jazz performances with magnificent views of the Acropolis. For Friday night reservations, please contact the restaurant during museum opening hours on +30 210 9000 915.
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