Administrative Information

Official Unit:
Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens

148 Ermou St., Athens, Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: +30 210 3463552
Email: efaath@culture.gr

Full: €8, Reduced: €4
Valid for the archaeological site and the museum of Kerameikos. 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, 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

On the 16th of January 2023 the opening hours apply as follows:
08:00 – 15:00
Last entrance 14:30

08:00 – 19:00
Last entrance 18:30
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.

Notification: The Ephorate of Antiquities of Athens City would like to inform you that on Wednesday 29 May 2024 (the UEFA EUROPA CONFERENCE LEAGUE 2024 final day) the Archaeological Site and the Museum of Kerameikos will be open to the public.

1 January: closed
25 March: closed
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
The archaeological site of Kerameikos is accessible for the most part to visitors with reduced mobility and wheelchair users (with aid), via the main entrance at 148 Ermou str.
The archaeological museum of Kerameikos is fully accessible to visitors with reduced mobility and wheelchair users. A WC for persons with special needs is also provided. You can see the accessible passage at http://theheartofancientathens.gr/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/efaath_Kerameikos_accessibility.jpg

At the site information desk, at the entrance, tactile site plans and brochures in Braille in Greek and English are available for visually impaired visitors.
Moreover, our internet site presenting the Archaeological Sites that have been awarded the European Heritage Label (www.theheartofancientathens.gr), is fully accessible to blind and partially sighted people in Greek, English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
For pedestrians the site is at the end of the pedestrians' Ermou Street towards Piraeus Av.
METRO and Electrical Railway: Thiseion station. By car parking is possible only at the area of Gazochori (Gazi, Piraeus Av.).
The Site's bookshop sells a collection of items provided by the Fund of Archaeological Proceeds as well as other publications (books, leaflets, casts etc.)
  Suggestive Bibliography
Richter G.M.A., Korai. Archaic Greek Maidens, London 1968
Λαμπρόπουλος Β.Ν., Κεραμικά, τεχνολογία, διάβρωση και συντήρηση, Αθήνα 1996
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