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Official Unit:
Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens

148 Ermou Str., Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: +30 210 3463552
Email: efaath@culture.gr

 
 
Tickets
Full: €8, Reduced: €4
1. Valid for the archaeological site and museum of Kerameikos. Tickets are available at ticket offices on site as well as online. 2. From 1st of November till 31st of March (1/11-31/03) each year, a reduced rate only for single-use tickets is valid for all state owned archaeological sites and museums. 3. The Ephorate of the Antiquities of the Athens City informs that, according to the Decision no ΥΠΠΟΑ/300350/28.06.2021 Κ.Y.A. (ΦΕΚ 2755/Β/28.06.2021), the 21st day of each month in 2021 has been appointed as a day of free admittance to museums, due to the celebration of the 200 years of the Hellenic Revolution 1821.
Special ticket package: Full: €30, Reduced: €-
Valid for 5 days.
In order to purchase tickets online visit the official e-ticketing service of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports at www.etickets.tap.gr
Valid for: Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens Museum, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Hadrian's Library, Kerameikos, Lykeion Archaeological Site, North slope of the Acropolis, Olympieio, Roman Agora of Athens, South Slope of Acropolis
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
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
 
  Open

Summer:
8:00-18:00
Last entrance to the Site at 17:40

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: According to the Government measures for COVID-19, the visitors of the museums should keep the following instructions: 1. They should maintain at least 2 m. distance among them 2. One person per 15 m2 3. The maximum number of visitors group is up to 10 persons (unless they belong to the same family) or up to 20 persons if their guide as well as the guided group has a vaccination’s certification or a negative PCR test (last 72 hours) or a negative rapid test (last 48 hours) or a certificate that one has been infected and recovered by COVID during the last 30 days. Σύμφωνα με την υπ’ αριθμ. Δ1α/Γ.Π.οικ.43319/09-07-2021 (ΦΕΚ 3066/Β’/9.07.2021) ισχύουν τα «Έκτακτα μέτρα προστασίας της δημόσιας υγείας από τον κίνδυνο περαιτέρω διασποράς του κορωνοϊού COVID-19 στο σύνολο της Επικράτειας για το διάστημα από τη Δευτέρα, 12 Ιουλίου 2021 και ώρα 06:00 έως και την Πέμπτη, 15 Ιουλίου 2021 και ώρα 06:00» According to the Decision with ref. no. Δ1α/Γ.Π.οικ. 43319/09-07-2021 (ΦΕΚ 3066/Β’/9.07.2021), the visitors of the museums should keep the following instructions: 1. They should maintain at least 2 m. distance among them 2. One person per 15 m2 3. The maximum number of visitors group is up to 10 persons (unless they belong to the same family) or up to 20 persons if their guide as well as the guided group has a vaccination’s certification or a negative PCR test (last 72 hours) or a negative rapid test (last 48 hours) or a certificate that one has been infected and recovered by COVID during the last 30 days. The above-mentioned categories refer to adults 12 years old plus. 4. The use of a mask is obligatory inside the museums

Holidays
1 January
25 March
1 May
Easter Sunday
25 December
26 December
 
  Amenities for the physically challenged
The archaeological museum of Kerameikos is fully accessible to visitors with reduced mobility and wheelchair users. A WC for persons with special needs is also provided.
 
  Access
Electric Railway (ISAP): Thiseion station. METRO: Kerameikos station, Bus no 049 from Omonia Square and Piraeus: Gazi station, Trolley bus no 21: Gazi station
 
  Shop
Books, memorabilia
 
  Suggestive Bibliography
Kerameikos, Ergebnisse der Ausgrabungen, I-XVI, Berlin 1932-1999
Knigge U., The Athenian Kerameikos, Αθήνα 1992
Knigge U., Ο Κεραμεικός της Αρχαίας Αθήνας, Αθήνα 1992
 
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See also
Other museums in the same prefecture
Acropolis Museum
Ancient Agora of Athens 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 Kolona Aigina
Archaeological Museum of Kythera
Archaeological Museum of Laurion
Archaeological Museum of Marathon