Administrative Information

Official Unit:
Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens

148 Ermou Str., Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: +30 210 3463552

Full: €8, Reduced: €4
Valid for the archaeological site and museum of Kerameikos. Tickets are available at ticket offices on site as well as online.
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
Special ticket package: Full: €30, Reduced: €15
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
Valid for: Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Archaeological Site of Lykeion, Hadrian's Library, Kerameikos, Museum of the Ancient Agora, 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
Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Free 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.
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
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
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.

From 1.03.2019 : 08:30 to 16:00, last entrance 15:45 From 13.04.2019 till 31.10.2019 : 08:00 - 20:00 (last admission 19:45)

28 October: 08.00-18.30
Electric Railway (ISAP): Thiseion station. METRO: Kerameikos station, Bus no 049 from Omonia Square and Piraeus: Gazi station, Trolley bus no 21: Gazi station
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
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 Kolona Aigina
Archaeological Museum of Kythera
Archaeological Museum of Laurion
Archaeological Museum of Marathon
Archaeological Museum of Megara