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: €8, Reduced: €4
Special ticket package: Full: €15, Reduced: €8
Valid for 3 days, entrance to the National Archaeological Museum, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Numismatic Museum & Epigraphical Museum.
Valid for: Byzantine and Christian Museum, Epigraphic Museum, National Archaeological Museum, Numismatic Museum
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
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.
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 at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID
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

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

Monday-Sunday: 08:00-20:00
(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