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  Administrative Information
 
 

Official Unit:
3rd Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities

Vassilisis Olgas Av., Athens, Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: +30 210 9226330

 
 
Tickets
Full: €2, Reduced: €1
Special ticket package: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
Valid for: Acropolis of Athens, Ancient Agora of Athens, Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, 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)
5 June (International Enviroment Day)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
27 September, International Tourism Day
Sundays in the period between 1 November and 31 March
National Holidays
Reduced admission for:
Persons possessing a free admission card
The accompanying parents on educational visits of elementary schools.
The escorting teachers of schools and institutions of elementary, middle school, high school, university and graduate level education during their visits
Free admission for:
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union aged over 65 years old by showing their ID card or passport.
Journalists with a journalist identity card
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites throughout Greece with the demonstration of certified membership card
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS
Persons accompanying blind and disabled
Students of Higher Education Institutes and equivalent Schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID
The official guests of the Greek government, with the approval of the General Director of Antiquities.
Tourist guides after demonstrating their professional identity of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
University students and students at Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent schools of Member - States of the European Union and students at Schools of Tourist Guides, by showing their student ID
Young people, under the age of 18, after demonstrating the Identity Card or passport to confirm the age
 
  Open

Monday-Sunday: 08.00-20.00

Holidays
6 January: 07:30 - 19:30
Shrove Monday: 07:30 - 19:30
25 March: closed
28 October: 07:30 - 19:30
 
  Suggestive Bibliography
Ρουσόπουλος Α., "Ο περίβολος του Αθήνησιν Ολυμπιείου", ΑΕ 1862, 26-35
Σκίας Α., "Περί της εν τη κοίτη του Ιλισσού ανασκαφής", ΠΑΕ 1893, 111-136
Τραυλός Ι., "Ανασκαφικαί έρευναι παρά το Ολυμπιείον", ΠΑΕ 1949, 25-43
Κόκκου Α., "Αδριάνεια έργα εις τας Αθήνας, Μελέται", ΑΔ 25 (1970), 150-173, πίν. 47-56
Travlos I., Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Athens, London 1971, 83-90 , 158-179 , 253-257, 335-339 , 429-431
Willers D., Hadrians Panhellenisches Programm, Basel 1990, 54-67
 
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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 Museum of Brauron