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: €5, Reduced: €5
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
Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards
Free admission for:
Cultural Card holders
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS, upon presentation of their membership card
Official guests of the Greek State, after approval from the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of EU member states, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.
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
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
Archaeological Museum of Laurion
Archaeological Museum of Marathon