Acropolis museum

Acropolis Museum
Acropolis museum

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The Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum that is site-specific, housing artifacts that have been found on the rock and its slopes. It includes findings from prehistoric times and up until the end of Antiquity.

Opening hours

Summer season hours (1 April - 31 October)
  • Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (last admission: 3:30 p.m.)
  • Tuesday - Sunday: 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.)
Winter season hours (1 November - 31 March)
  • Monday - 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 - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (last admission: 7:30 p.m.)

The museum is closed on 1 January, Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday, 1 May, and 25-26 December
On Good Friday, the museum opens from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. and on Easter Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
On August Full Moon and European Night of Museums, the museum is open until 12 midnight.
On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve (24 and 31 December), the museum opens from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Summer season (1 April - 31 October)
  • General admission: €10
  • Reduced admission: €5
Winter season (1 November - 31 March)
  • General admission: €5
  • Reduced admission: €3

You can purchase tickets either at the Ticket Desk of the museum or via its online ticketing service .

Free entrance to the museum or parts of it

The entrance to the museum is free on the following days: 6 March (In Memory of Melina Mercouri), 25 March, 18 May (International Museum Day), and 28 October.

You do not have to purchase a ticket if you only plan to visit the ground floor Shop and Café of the museum. However, you do need to obtain a free admission ticket to visit the second floor Shop and Restaurant. You can get a ticket of this kind at the Ticket Desk.