Administrative Information

Official Unit:
Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens

Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

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

Full: €20, Reduced: €10
Valid for the archaeological site of the Acropolis and its Slopes. 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.
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 for the archaeological site of the Acropolis and its Slopes visit the official e-ticketing service of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports at www.etickets.tap.gr.
It should be noted that the entrance to the archaeological site located on Theoria Street remains closed.
Valid for: Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens Museum, 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
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Free admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here

Last entrance to the Site at 17:30

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: 1. According to new Government measures for COVID-19, the visitors of the archaeological sites should keep the following instructions: 1. They should maintain at least 1,5 m. distance among them 2. One person per 10 m2 3. The maximum number of visitors group is up to 20 persons, unless they belong to the same family or up to 40 persons if their guide as well as the guided group has a vaccination’s certification or a negative PCR test (last 72 hours) or a negative rapid test (last 48 hours) or a certificate that one has been infected and recovered by COVID during the last 30 days.The above-mentioned categories refer to adults 12 years old plus. 4. The use of a mask is obligatory inside the museums and in the overcrowded archaeological sites.

1 January: closed
25 March: closed
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
The site is accessible via the entrance to the Acropolis South Slope and as far as the West Passageway (parodos) of the Theatre of Dionysus.
You can see the accessible passage for people with disabilities at http://theheartofancientathens.gr/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Efaath_Acropolis_accessibility.jpg
The archaeological site's museum shop remains closed until further notice.
  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
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 of Athens
Ancient Agora of Athens Museum
Ancient Fortress of Aigosthena
Ancient Iera Odos (Sacred Way) - Estavromenou Square, Athens METRO - "Aigaleo" Station
Ancient Pagai (Alepochori)