The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Reduced admission for:
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.
The accompanying parents on educational visits of elementary schools.
University students and students at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID
Free admission for:
Escorting teachers during the visits of schools and institutions of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary education and of military schools.
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS
Persons possessing a free admission card
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
The official guests of the Greek government, with the approval of the General Director of Antiquities.
University students and Students of Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of member states of the European Union, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
Young people, under the age of 18, after demonstrating the Identity Card or passport to confirm the age
On Tuesday May 3rd, 2016, the museum will remain closed due to the transfer of May 1st Holiday for the civil sector
1 January: closed
Good Friday: 12:00 - 17:00
Holy Saturday: 8:00 - 15:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
Easter Monday: 12:00 - 20:00
Holy Spirit Day: 12:00 - 20:00
15 August: 12:00 - 20:00
28 October: 8:00 - 18:30
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
Amenities for the physically challenged
Access is possible to all the museum spaces that are available to the public (elevator-lift), restroom-toilets.
By car, coach, railway. Nearest airport in Thessaloniki.