The Acropolis Museum turned 10 in June 2019 and has counted more than 14.5 million people through its doors during this 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.
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ACROPOLIS MUSEUM EVENTS
11 June to 31 October
CHISEL AND MEMORY – Temporary exhibition
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
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.
FREE GUIDED TOURS of the archaeological site in ENGLISH takes place every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday at 12 noon.
FREE GUIDED TOURS of the archaeological site in GREEK takes place every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday at 1:00pm
Duration: 45 minutes
Limited to 20 visitors per session. For registration refer to the Information Desk at the museum’s entrance on the same day. First-in first-served.
*Complimentary with the regular price of entry.
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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 the information desk located inside the entrance of the museum. Meeting point with the archaeologist/host: glass floor on the ground level.
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