Administrative Information

Filippoi (Prefecture of Kavala)

Telephone: +30 2510 516251
Fax: 2510622810
Email: ihepka@culture.gr

Full: €6, Reduced: €3
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)
National Holidays
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.

Monday to Sunday 08:00-15:00

Monday to Sunday 08:00-20:00

from 1st of April

1 January
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 12:00-15:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00-15:00
Easter Sunday
25 December
It lies next to the Municipal Department of Krinides, 15 km from Kavala and 21 km from Drama. The visitors can reach the site by bus (KTEL) or car. 31 km east of Kavala lies the airport.
The Museum Shop of the Archaeological Resources Fund Receipts is near the parking and the cafeteria of the archaeological site.
In addition, there are cards, slides, and some publications of the Archaeological Resources Fund Receipts in the ticket stands of the two entrances of the archaeological site.
  Suggestive Bibliography
Collart P., Philippes Ville de Macedoine depuis ses origines jusqu'a la fin de l'epoque romaine, Paris 1937
Lemerle P., Philippes et la Macedoine Orientale a l'epoque chretienne et byzantine, Παρίσι 1945
Πελεκανίδης Στ., "Ανασκαφή Οκταγώνου Φιλίππων", (ετήσιες εκθέσεις στα ΠΑΕ από το 1958 ως το 1979)., ΠΑΕ 1958-1979
Λαζαρίδης Δ., Φίλιπποι - Ρωμαϊκή Αποικία, Αρχαίες ελληνικές πόλεις, Αθήνα 1973
Κουκούλη-Χρυσανθάκη Χ., Μπακιρτζής Χ., Φίλιπποι, Αθήνα 1995
See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Ancient city of Thasos
Archaeological Museum of Kavala
Archaeological Museum of Philippi
Archaeological Museum of Thasos
Early Christian Philippoi
Historical and Ethnological Museum of Nea Karvali
The Ancient Agora of Thassos