The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
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.
Last entrance: 17:30
1 January: closed
6 January: 8:00-15:00
Shrove Monday: 8:00-15:00
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 12:00-17:00
Holy Saturday: 8:00-15:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
Easter Monday: 8:00-20:00
Holy Spirit Day: 8:00-15:00
15 August: 8:00-15:00
28 October: 08.00-18.30
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
Amenities for the physically challenged
The accessibility for people with special needs is
through the entrance at Adrianou str. (and
through the entrance at Apostolou Pavlou str., Theiseion Square, only upon oral communication, tel. 210 3214825). From November till March the entrance at Theiseion Square remains closed at weekends and on holidays. There is specially designed ramp leading to the Ancient Agora Museum and W.C. for people with special needs.
Camp II J. McK., The Athenian Agora: Excavations in the Heart of Classical Athens, London 1986
Camp II J. Mck, The Athenian Agora. A guide to the Εxcavation and Μuseum 1990
Camp II J. McK, The Athenian Agora, A Short Guide to the Excavations, Excavations of the Athenian Agora, Picture Book no.16 2003, Picture Book no.16
Σαραγά Ν., Μουσείο Αρχαίας Αγοράς. Σύντομο ιστορικό και περιήγηση, Αρχαιολογικοί Περίπατοι γύρω από την Ακρόπολη αρ. 5, Αθήνα 2004