The Acropolis Museum has counted more than 15 million people through its doors since opening in 2009. Visitors can expect a full programme of fascinating exhibitions, lectures, musical interludes along with the fascinating excavation area beneath the museum that was once an ancient Athenian neighbourhood.
Skip the line e-tickets are available to purchase here in advance
ACROPOLIS MUSEUM EVENTS THIS MONTH
PRESENTATION: ‘RAIMENT OF THE SOUL’
On now until 26 March 2023
The museum will host this temporary exhibition of 70 garments and costumes mostly of the 19th century, which belonged to historic figures, local garments from mainland Greece, the Greek islands and Cyprus with the “lost fatherlands” – costumes and garments relating to the heroes of the revolution of 1821, along with eponymous and anonymous protagonists of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Under the patronage of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
UNDERFLOOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OPEN
Open now with the price of museum entry
The archaeological excavation that lies beneath the museum is open to the public, 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 in English (8pm in Greek)
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 18 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. Note** – it is a pre-requisite that you bring your own protective face mask to participate in the gallery walk
DINNER AND MUSIC EACH FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT
Every Friday & Saturday evening from 8pm until midnight
Guests will enjoy magnificent views of the Acropolis whilst dining from the contemporary seasonal Greek menu. For evening reservations, please contact the restaurant during museum opening hours on +30 210 9000 915.
CHRISTMAS REDUCED HOURS
24 and 31 December, from 9 am to 3 pm
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