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:
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.
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.