Full: €8, Reduced: €4 Free entrance from November to March every first Monday of the month. Reduced ticket for all from November 1st to March 31st. Special ticket package: Full: €8, Reduced: €4 Museum and site included.
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)
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
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.
University students and students at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID
Free admission for:
Cultural Card holders
Escorting teachers during the visits of schools and institutions of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary education and of military schools.
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
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 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
Summer: From April 1st to October 31st
08:00- 20:00 every day
March 25th CLOSED
May 1st (Easter) CLOSED
May 3rd CLOSED
December 25th and 26th CLOSED
January 1st CLOSED
The Museum will remain closed on May 3rd for Labour Day
1 January: closed
6 January: 09:00 - 15:00
Shrove Monday: 09:00 - 15:00
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 12:00 - 17:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00 - 15:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
Holy Spirit Day: 08:00 - 20:00
15 August: 08:00 - 20:00
28 October: 08:00 - 20:00
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
Amenities for the physically challenged
The area of the Museum has parking and ramp for people with disabilities for access to and from the courtyard and elevators in the interior of museum.
The Museum is located in the Northern part of the archaeological site and its approach is through modern settlement of Pella. Access is possible by car and by bus (Bus services from Thessaloniki every half hour).
At the Archaeological Site
Τουράτσογλου Ι., Μακεδονία: ιστορία, μνημεία, μουσεία, Αθήνα 1996
Σιγαδίνου Μ., Λιλιμπάκη-Ακαμάτη Μ., Πέλλα, Αθήνα 1996