Administrative Information

Official Unit:
Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens

Rigillis Street, Athens, Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: 210 72 51 348

Full: €4, Reduced: €2
Valid for the archaeological site of Lykeion. 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.
NOTE: As of July 1st 2019, reduced combined tickets will no longer be issued. Reduced combined tickets issued before this date which have not been used, remain valid.
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, 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
Free admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here

08:00-20:00 (last admission: 19:45)

Reopening of all archaeological sites as of Monday, May 18th.

Safety Instructions for the Archaeological site of Lykeion during COVID-19 PANDEMIC:

• Maximum number of visitors in the archaeological site: 600
• Visitors must keep a safety distance of at least 1,5m. between them
• Visitors are requested to follow the instructions of the authorized personnel of the site.
• Use of protective face masks as well as frequent use of alcohol antiseptic solution containing minimum 70% ethyl alcohol are strongly recommended.
• Purchase of on-line tickets is strongly recommended. Please pay with a credit/debit card and not with banknotes.

Organized visits –Tour guides
• Maximum number of participants : 15
• In case of organized visits, over 4 people, the tour guide should enter the site with the group and should inform the group on the preventive measures against the spread of respiratory viruses. Guides are personally responsible for the strict compliance with the measures until the group leaves the site.
• Tour guides should accompany guests throughout their visit.
• Tour guides must wear non-medical face masks throughout the tour.
• Use of electronic devices facilitating the guided tour (wireless microphone, earbuds) is obligatory in order to ensure that distances are kept.

1 January: closed
25 March: closed
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
There is access for disabled people
The Archaeological Site of Lykeion is wheelchair accessible through the main entrance, at P. Mela square (assistance by a companion is recommended.
Tactile site plans and brochures in Braille in Greek and English for visually impaired visitors are available at the ticket office.
METRO-"Evangelismos" station, bus and trolley lines
See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Western Hills
Aghia Triada, Megara (today Neo Meli)
Amphiareio, Oropos
Ancient Agora of Athens
Ancient Fortress of Aigosthena
Ancient Iera Odos (Sacred Way) - Estavromenou Square, Athens METRO - "Aigaleo" Station
Ancient Pagai (Alepochori)
Archaeologcal Exhibition in the METRO Station "Akropolis"