Administrative Information

Official Unit:
National Archaeological Museum

44 Patission St., Τ.Κ. 10682, Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: +30 213 214 4800, +30 213 214 4891
Fax: +30 210 8213573, 8230800

Visit the museum web site

Full: €12, Reduced: €6
From 1st November to 31st March. Reduced ticket price.
Special ticket package: Full: €15, Reduced: €8
Valid for: Byzantine and Christian Museum, Epigraphic Museum, National Archaeological Museum, Numismatic Museum
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
28 October
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Free admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here

From 1st November to 31st March.
Tuesday: 12:30 - 20:00, Monday Wednesday to Sunday: 08:30 - 16:00

From 1st April to 31st October.
Tuesday: 12:30 - 20:00, Monday Wednesday to Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00

1 January: closed
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 12:00 - 18:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
Easter Monday: 08:00 - 20:00
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
Ramps, Lifts, WC
Metro - Omonia or Victoria Station
Βuses No. Β5, Α7, Α8, Β8, Β12, Γ12, 022, 035, 046, 060, 224, 605, 608, 622
Trolley: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 13, 15, 18, 19
  Suggestive Bibliography
Καββαδίας Π., Γλυπτά του Εθνικού Μουσείου, Αθήνα 1890-92, σελ. 9-40
Καρούζου Σ., Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικόν Μουσείον. Συλλογή Γλυπτών: περιγραφικός κατάλογος, Αθήνα 1967, σελ. ια'-κ'
Δημακοπούλου Αικ., "Προβλήματα και προοπτικές της σύγχρονης μουσειολογίας. Η εμπειρία από το Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο" στο Η Μουσειολογία στον 21ο αιώνα, θεωρία και πράξη. Πρακτικά Διεθνούς Συμποσίου, Θεσσαλονίκη 2001, σελ. 73-77
See also
Other museums in the same prefecture
Acropolis Museum
Ancient Agora Museum-Stoa of Attalos
Ancient Agora of Athens Museum
Archaeologcal Exhibition in the METRO Station "Akropolis"
Archaeological Collection in the Athens International Airport
Archaeological Museum of Brauron
Archaeological Museum of Eleusis
Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos
Archaeological Museum of Kolona Aigina
Archaeological Museum of Kythera