Administrative Information

Official Unit:
Byzantine Museum

22 Vas. Sophias Ave., ‘. . 106 75, Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: (+30) 213 213 9500
Fax: (+30) 72 31 883

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Full: €4, Reduced: €2
Special ticket package: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
Valid for 7 days, entrance to the National Archaeological Museum, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Numismatic Museum & Epigraphical Museum.
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
5 June (International Enviroment Day)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
National Holidays
Sundays in the period between 1 November and 31 March
Reduced admission for:
The accompanying parents on educational visits of elementary schools.
Free admission for:
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union aged over 65 years old by showing their ID card or passport.
Journalists with a journalist identity card
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites throughout Greece with the demonstration of certified membership card
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS
Persons accompanying blind and disabled
Persons possessing a free admission card
Students of Higher Education Institutes and equivalent Schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID
The escorting teachers of schools and institutions of elementary, middle school, high school, university and graduate level education during their visits
The official guests of the Greek government, with the approval of the General Director of Antiquities.
Tourist guides after demonstrating their professional identity of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
University students and students at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools of Member - States of the European Union and students at Schools of Tourist Guides, by showing their student ID
Young people, under the age of 18, after demonstrating the Identity Card or passport to confirm the age

Tuesday-Sunday: 09:00-16:00
Monday: closed
(1st November-31st March)

(1st April-31st October)

1 January
25 March
Good Friday: open 12:00-17:00
1 May
Easter Sunday
25 December
26 December
  Amenities for the physically challenged
Entrance to the Museum is free for people with disabilities and for people accompanying blind visitors and people with mobility disabilities.

The space housing the Museumís permanent exhibition is accessible for people with mobility disabilities. Blind visitors can avail themselves of a tactile route.

It is a good idea for groups to contact the Museum prior to their visit: the Educational Programmes Office can be contacted on (+30) 213 213 9507 or by e-mail: (replace"_at_" with @).

The Museum has one parking space reserved for people with disabilities.
The Museum is just a few metres from the Evangelismos Metro station and is a 15-minute walk from Syntagma Square.

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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