Administrative Information

Official Unit:
Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens

24 Adrianou Str., Τ.Κ. 10555, Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: +30 210 3210185, 3214825, 3210180
Fax: 210 3210196

Full: €10, Reduced: €5
1. The Ephorate of the Antiquities of the Athens City informs that, according to the Decision no ΥΠΠΟΑ/300350/28.06.2021 Κ.Y.A. (ΦΕΚ 2755/Β/28.06.2021), the 21st day of each month in 2021 has been appointed as a day of free admittance to museums, as well as to the archaeological site which provides a common ticket with the museum, due to the celebration of the 200 years of the Hellenic Revolution 1821. 2. As of November 1st 2019, the price of the individual ticket will be amended as follows, Full: 10€, Reduced: 5€
Valid for the archaeological site and the museum of the Ancient Agora of Athens. Tickets are available at ticket offices on site as well as online.
From 1st of November till 31st of March (1/11-31/03) each year, a reduced rate only for single-use tickets is valid for all state owned archaeological sites and museums
Special ticket package: Full: €30, Reduced: €-
Valid for 5 days.
In order to purchase tickets online visit the official e-ticketing service of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports at
Valid for: Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens Museum, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Hadrian's Library, Kerameikos, Lykeion Archaeological Site, North slope of the Acropolis, Olympieio, Roman Agora of Athens, South Slope of Acropolis
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

Last entrance to the Site at 18:40

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: According to the Government meausures for COVID-19, the visitors of the museums should keep the following instructions: 1. They should maintain at least 2 m. distance among them 2. One person per 15 m2 3. The maximum number of visitors group is up to 10 persons (unless they belong to the same family) or up to 20 persons if their guide as well as the guided group has a vaccination’s certification or a negative PCR test (last 72 hours) or a negative rapid test (last 48 hours) or a certificate that one has been infected and recovered by COVID during the last 30 days. The above-mentioned categories refer to adults 12 years old plus. 4. The use of a mask is obligatory inside the museums

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.
  Suggestive Bibliography
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
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