Administrative Information

Mistras (Prefecture of Lakonia)

Telephone: +30 2731083377, 2731025363
Fax: +30 2731083377, 2731025363

Full: €12, Reduced: €6
Visitors entitled to reduced ticket or free pass are defined in Government Gazette 2916/B΄/31.12.2015. Reduced price of individual tickets is valid from the 1st of November until the 31st of March annually. Electronic POS (POS) at the Lower Gate of the archaeological site
Special ticket package: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
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
Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
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.
Holders of a valid unemployment card.
Parents of families with three children and their children up to the age of 23 or 24 if they are students and regardless of age if they have disability, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality
Parents of multi-child families and their children up to the age of 23, up to the age of 25 if they are doing their military service or studying and regardless of age if they have disabilities, upon presentation of a certified multi-child pass from the Supreme Confederation of multi-child parents of Greece (ASPE).
Persons with disabilities (67 % or over) and one escort, upon presentation of the certification of disability issued by the Ministry of Health or a medical certification from a public hospital, where the disability and the percentage of disability are clearly stated
Single parent families with minors, upon presentation of a family status certificate issued by the Municipality. In the case of divorsed parents, only the parent holding custody of the children
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 police officers of the Department of Antiquity Smuggling of the Directorate of Security
Tourist guides upon presentation of their professional ID card.
Free admission for:
Cultural Card holders
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
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
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.

From the 1st of November 2017 until the 31st of March 2018: 8:00-15:00

From the 1st of April to the 31st of October 2018:
8.00-20.00. As soon as it is possible to complete the recruitment process for extraordinary guards

For the application of the extended hours it is necessary to communicate with the Archaeological Site

1 January
25 March
1 May
Easter Sunday
25 December
26 December
Situated near the central gate to the archaeological site, with the same hours of operation.
  Suggestive Bibliography
G. Millet, Monuments byzantins de Mistra, Paris 1910
Σπ. Λάμπρος, Παλαιολόγεια και Πελοποννησιακά 1912-1934
Μ. Χατζηδάκης, Μυστράς, Βιβλία Τέχνης, Αθήνα 1956
See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Acropolis of Sparta
Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo Amyklaios
Archaeological Museum of Mystras
Archaeological Museum of Sparta
Archaeological site of Geraki castle
Archaeological Site of Gytheion (Agora)
Archaeological site of Monemvasia Castle
Archaeological Site of Pellana
Epidavros - Limera
Gerakas - Lakonia