Administrative Information

Official Unit:
Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens

Areos 3, ‘. . 105 55, Athens, Monastiraki (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: +30 210 3249350
Fax: +30 210 9239023
Email: efaath@culture.gr

Full: €6, Reduced: €3
Urgent announcement: The Ephorate of Antiquities of Athens City informs you that on 6.02.2023 the archaeological sites and museums will remain closed for the safety of visitors. We thank you for your understanding. Valid for the archaeological site of Hadrian's Library. Tickets are available at ticket offices on site as well as online.
From November 1st to March 30th (01/11-31/03) of each year, reduced rates apply exclusively to single-use tickets for all archaeological sites and museums belonging to the State.
Special ticket package: Full: €30, Reduced: €-
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 Museum, Ancient Agora of Athens- Areios Pagos, 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
Free admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here

Last entrance 14:30

08:00 Ė 20:00
Last entrance 19:30

On the 1st of September 2022 the opening hours apply, due to a gradual reduction in the length of the day, as follows:
1st to 15th September 08:00 - 19:30
Last entrance to the Site at 19:10,
16th to 30th September 08:00 - 19:00
Last entrance to the Site at 18:40,
1st to 15th October 08:00 - 18:30
Last entrance to the Site at 18:10 and
16th to 30th October 08:00 - 18:00
Last entrance to the Site at 17:40.

The Ephorate of the Antiquities of Athens informs you that today, 13.06.2024, the Archaeological Sites of our jurisdiction will remain closed from 12:00 to 17:00, due to high temperatures. Those who have issued tickets for the period from 12:00 to 17:00, can visit the sites after their reopening at 17:00, and during the period from 17:00 to 20:00. The public is advised to take the necessary self-protection measures when visiting the archaeological sites in order to avoid health problems such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

1 January: closed
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
In the Archaeological Site of the Hadrianís Library is special path for people with disabilities, visitors with wheelchairs and families with strollers. The route is constructed by beaten earth and starts from the entrance in Dexippos street entering the Site towards its eastern part. For the time being, in the western part of the monument (the facade) the movement of the people with disabilities is not allowed. In the Site there are also WC for people with disabilities.
The Site is partially accessible for people with disabilities and reduced mobility. You can see the accessible passage for people with disabilities at http://theheartofancientathens.gr/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/%CE%A1%CF%89%CE%BC%CE%B1%CF%8A%CE%BA%CE%AE-%CE%91%CE%B3%CE%BF%CF%81%CE%AC-_-B%CE%B9%CE%B2%CE%BB%CE%B9%CE%BF%CE%B8%CE%B7%CE%BA%CE%B7-%CE%91%CE%B4%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%B1%CE%BD%CE%BF%CF%85-%CF%83%CF%87%CE%AD%CE%B4%CE%B9%CE%BF-%CE%B4%CE%B9%CE%B1%CE%B4%CF%81.-%CE%91%CE%9C%CE%95%CE%91.jpg
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 Museum-Stoa of Attalos
Ancient Agora of Athens Museum
Ancient Agora of Athens- Areios Pagos
Ancient Fortress of Aigosthena
Ancient Iera Odos (Sacred Way) - Estavromenou Square, Athens METRO - "Aigaleo" Station