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  Administrative Information
 
 

Official Unit:
Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens

Adrianou 24, Τ.Κ. 10555, Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: +30 210 3210185, 3214825, 3210180
Fax: 210 3210196
Email: efaath@culture.gr

 
 
Tickets
Full: €10, Reduced: €5
As of November 1st 2019, the price of the individual ticket will be amended as follows,
Full: 10€, Reduced: 5€
Valid for the archaeological site and the museum of the Ancient Agora of Athens. Tickets are available at ticket offices on site as well as online.
From 1st of November till 31st of March (1/11-31/03) each year, a reduced rate only for single-use tickets is valid for all state owned archaeological sites and museums
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, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Archaeological Site of Lykeion, Hadrian's Library, Kerameikos, Museum of the Ancient Agora, 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
 
  Open

As of November 5th, opening hours are as follows:
08:00 - 17: 00 (last admission: 16:45)

Holidays
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 the Ancient Agora is wheelchair accessible through the main entrance, at Adrianou 24 (assistance by a companion is advisable). In the area of the Temple of Hephaistos, wheelchair access is possible through the entrance at the Thiseion Square (Apostolou Pavlou Street), upon communication (210 3214824, 3210180).You can see the accessible passage at http://theheartofancientathens.gr/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Efaath_AncientAgora_accessibility.jpg

Both levels of the Museum of the Ancient Agora at the Stoa of Attalos are wheelchair accessible. To access the upper floor using the elevator, visitors are encouraged to ask the guards. There are also toilets for individuals with disabilities within the building.
At the Museum of the Ancient Agora (Stoa Attalou - Information desk), 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.
 
  Suggestive Bibliography
Τραυλός Ι., Πολεοδομική εξέλιξις των Αθηνών, Αθήνα 1961 (1)/1993 (2)
Παπαχατζής Ν., Παυσανίου Ελλάδος περιήγησις: Αττικά, Αθήνα 1974
Camp II J. Mck, The Athenian Agora. A guide to the Εxcavation and Μuseum 1990
Χριστοπούλου Β., Αρχαία Αγορά της Αθήνας-΄Αρειος Πάγος. Σύντομο Ιστορικό και Περιήγηση, Αρχαιολογικοί Περίπατοι γύρω από την Ακρόπολη αρ. 4, Αθήνα 2004
 
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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 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