The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
Reduced admission for:
Holders of a valid unemployment card.
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
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
Persons with disabilities (67 % or over) and one escort, upon presentation of the certification of disability issued by the Ministry of Health or a medical certification from a public hospital, where the disability and the percentage of disability are clearly stated
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.
Tourist guides upon presentation of their professional ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.
Winter: 16 October - 28 February: 10.00' - 17.00'
Summer: 1 March-15 October: 10.00´ - 18.00’
Closed every Tuesday
Amenities for the physically challenged
Free admission is granted for physically challenged persons. For visitors that face movement
difficulties, the Museum provides full access to the exhibitions (permanent, semi-open air,
temporary exhibitions), wheelchair available in situ, as well as WC. In addition, it is possible to
organise a special tactile tour for visually impaired visitors. For better service, especially in case
of scheduled group visits, it is necessary to notify the Museum in advance.
1. By intercity bus to Sparta (Intercity buses from Athens twice a day)
2. By car via the Athens-Sparta National Road and following the special traffic signs in the town