Administrative Information

Official Unit:
Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens

Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

Telephone: 210-92.38.175, 92.38.724
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.
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 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 Museum, Ancient Agora of Athens- Areios Pagos, 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

On the 1st of September 2022 the opening hours apply, due to a gradual reduction in the length of the day, as follows:
1st to 15th September 08:00 - 19:30
Last entrance to the Site at 19:10,
16th to 30th September 08:00 - 19:00
Last entrance to the Site at 18:40,
1st to 15th October 08:00 - 18:30
Last entrance to the Site at 18:10 and
16th to 30th October 08:00 - 18:00
Last entrance to the Site at 17:40.

All applicable emergency measures to protect public health from the risk of further spread of COVID-19 coronavirus are implemented at the Archaeological Site.

1 January: closed
25 March
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
The Site is partially accessible for people with disabilities and reduced mobility. You can see the accessible passage for people with disabilities at http://theheartofancientathens.gr/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Efaath_Acropolis_accessibility.jpg
It should be noted that the entrance to the archaeological site located on Theoria Street remains closed
According to the Decision with ref. no. Δ1α/ΓΠ.οικ. 46819/23.07.2021 (3276/Β’/24.07.2021 ΦΕΚ), 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)
4. The use of a mask is obligatory inside the museums and in the overcrowded archaeological sites.
  Suggestive Bibliography
Καββαδίας Π., "Τοπογραφικά Αθηνών", ΑΕ 1897, σσ. 1-32.
Stuart J., Revett N., The antiquities of Athens and other monuments of Greece 1922, vol.2, 1751-54
Broneer Ο., "Discoveries on the North Slope of the Acropolis", Hesperia II (1933), pp. 330-403
Broneer Ο., "Discoveries on the North Slope of the Acropolis", Hesperia IV (1935), pp. 117-127
Parsons A.W., "Klepsydra and Paved Court of Pythion", Hesperia XII (1943), pp. 191-267
Τραυλός Ι., Χριστιανικαί Αθήναι, Αθήνα 1962
Travlos I., Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Athens, London 1971
Dontas G., "The True Aglaurion", Hesperia 52 (1983), pp. 48-63
Τανούλας Τ., Τα Προπύλαια της Αθηναϊκής Ακρόπολης κατά τον Μεσαίωνα, Αθήνα 1997
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 Museum
Ancient Agora of Athens- Areios Pagos
Ancient Fortress of Aigosthena
Ancient Iera Odos (Sacred Way) - Estavromenou Square, Athens METRO - "Aigaleo" Station
Ancient Pagai (Alepochori)