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Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: +30 210 3224625
Fax: +30 210 9239023
Email: efaath@culture.gr

 
 
Tickets
Full: €20, Reduced: €10
Special ticket package: Full: €20, Reduced: €10
According to the common ministerial decision ΥΠΠΟΑ/ΓΔΑΠΚ/ΔΜ/ΤΑΜΣ/Φ32-Φ56/370862/218709/12209/7831 (FEK 2916 b’/31.12.2015) from the 1st of April 2016 the ticket price for the Acropolis Archaeological Site and the North and South slope changes to 20 Euros (reduced 10 Euros). The price for the unified ticket changes to 30 Euros (reduced 15 Euros) and has valid for 5 days.
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 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
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.
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
Free admission for:
Contract employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports and of the Archaeological Receipts Fund,Upon presentation of the 3 year free entrance pass.
Directors and Members of Foreign Archaeological Schools in Greece,Upon presentation of the 3 year free entrance pass.
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Graduates from Departments of History and Archaeology of Schools of Philosophy, as well as Graduates from Schools of Architecture, Fine Arts Schools, Schools of Art and Archaeology Conservation, including Art and Archaeology Conservation Technicians, in Greece or Graduates from equivalent Schools of member-states of the EU, and also holders of Master's or PhD Degrees from those Schools and Departments,Upon presentation of the 3 year free entrance pass.
Graduates of Museum Studies from Higher Education Institutions in Greece or equivalent Institutions of member-states of the EU, as well as holders of Master's or PhD Degrees in those studies,Upon presentation of the 3 year free entrance pass.
Holders of a free pass
Holders of a solidarity card
Holders of a valid unemployment card.
Members of Board of Directors and Directors of Legal Persons governed by Public or Private Law that are being supervised by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Upon presentation of the 3 year free entrance pass.
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the Central Councils and Regional Councils of Monuments of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Upon presentation of the 3 year free entrance pass.1
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.
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).
Retired employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports and of the Archaeological Receipts Fund,Upon presentation of the 3 year free entrance pass.
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, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of EU member states, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
Teachers in primary, secondary and tertiary education (practicing or retired),Upon presentation of the 3 year free entrance pass. In the case of teachers working as substitutes or on an hourly basis, the issuing of a free pass is possible for the duration of their work as teachers.
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.
 
  Open

Daily 08.00-15:00 Last entrance: 14:30

Holidays
1 January: closed
25 March: closed
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
 
  Suggestive Bibliography
Τραυλός Ι., Πολεοδομική εξέλιξις των Αθηνών, Αθήνα 1961 (1)/1993 (2)
Πλάτων Ν., "Εργασίαι διαμορφώσεως Ασκληπιείου", Β1' Χρονικά, ΑΔ 18 (1963), σσ. 18-22
Καλλιγάς Π.Γ., "Εργασίαι τακτοποιήσεως και διαμορφώσεως του Ιερού Διονύσου Ελευθερέως της Νοτίου Κλιτύος Ακροπόλεως (1961-1962)", Β1' Χρονικά, ΑΔ 18 (1963), σσ. 12-18
Πλάτων Ν., "ΙΙ. Εργασίαι διαμορφώσεως και τακτοποιήσεως του αρχαιολογικού χώρου Ακροπόλεως", Β1' Χρονικά, ΑΔ 19 (1964), σ. 21-37
Travlos I., Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Athens, London 1971
Παπαθανασόπουλος Θ.Γ., Το Ιερό και το Θέατρο του Διονύσου, Αθήνα 1993
 
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See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens
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"
Archaeological Collection in the Athens International Airport