The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Reduced admission for:
Also, parents of families with three children and their children up to the age of 23 or 24 if they are students and regardless of age if they have disability, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality
Contract employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports and of the Archaeological Receipts Fund
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.
Holders of a solidarity card
Journalists upon presentation of their journalist identity card
Members of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece and equivalent Chambers of member-states of the EU, upon presentation of their membership card
Parents of multi-child families and their children up to the age of 23, up to the age of 25 if they are doing their military service or studying and regardless of age if they have disabilities, upon presentation of a certified multi-child pass from the Supreme Confederation of multi-child parents of Greece (ASPE).
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
Single parent families with minors, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality. In the case of divorsed parents, only the parent holding custody of the children
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
Tourist guides upon presentation of their professional ID card.
Free admission for:
Cultural Card holders
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Holders of a valid unemployment card.
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
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.
Winter: From the 1st of November 2015 until the 31 of March 2016: 8:00-15:00
Summer: From the 1st of April until the 31 of October 2015 08:00-15:00
1 January: Closed
6 January: 08:00-15:00
Shrove Monday: 08:00-15:00
25 March: Closed
Good Friday: 12:00-17:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00-15:00
1 May: Closed
Easter Sunday: Closed
Easter Monday: 08:00-15:00
28 October: 08:00-15:00
25 December: Closed
26 December: Closed
Amenities for the physically challenged
There is an access ramp at the entrance of the museum, elevator, parking, WC, payphone.
The access is possible through many city bus lines that start from either Athens or the Piraeus Metro station. There is also a tourist mini-train stop outside of the museum.
The shop is located at the entrance of the museum. Maps, books.
Σταϊνχάουερ Γ., Τα μνημεία και το Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο του Πειραιά, Αθήνα 1998
Σταϊνχάουερ Γ., Το Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Πειραιώς, Αθήνα 2001