Acropolis Museum

Local nameΜουσείο Ακρόπολης
LocationAthens, Greece

As the name suggests, this museum is devoted to findings from the Acropolis archaeological site. Opened in 2009, it displays almost 4,000 objects. There are mainly sculptures that used to decorate the historical sites located on the Acropolis, but also instruments that the inhabitants of Acropolis used in their everyday life.

This modern building also offers some great views of the sacred site from the top floor. A restaurant and a café are located there, so you can enjoy a nice cup of coffee or dinner while admiring the Acropolis.

Please note that you must go through an x-ray control when entering the building and backpacks and packages must be stored in a cloakroom. Free Wi-Fi internet access is provided. The nearest metro station is Akropoli (line 2).

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Opening hours

Closed: Jan 1, Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday, May 1, Dec 25 and 26

On Good Friday, the Acropolis Museum opens from 12 noon to 6 p.m. and on Easter Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

On August Full Moon and European Night of Museums, the Acropolis Museum operates until midnight.

On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve (Dec 24 and 31), the Acropolis Museum opens from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission

Winter (Nov 1-Mar 31)/Summer ( Apr 1-Oct 31) Season
Adults: €5/€10
Seniors (65+), students (non-EU): €3/€5
Children (under 18), students (EU), children (under 3, non-EU): Free

Free entry: Mar 6, Mar 25, May 18, Oct 28

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acropolis_Museum

Official Website https://www.theacropolismuseum.gr/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Acropolis-Museum-%CE%9C%CE%BF%CF%85%CF%83%CE%B5%CE%AF%CE%BF-%CE%91%CE%BA%CF%81%CF%8C%CF%80%CE%BF%CE%BB%CE%B7%CF%82-205743572267/

Email info@theacropolismuseum.gr

Phone +30 21 0900 0900

Address 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 11742, Greece

Coordinates 37°58'6.581" N 23°43'42.57" E

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