Administrative Information

Methoni (Prefecture of Messinia)

Telephone: +30 27230 28758
Fax: +30 27230 28759

Full: €2, Reduced: €1
Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Free admission for:
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.
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
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.
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
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
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.

Daily 08:30 - 20:00.
Tuesdays CLOSED.
Throughout the year as follows:
1st January – 31st March : 08:00 – 15:00
1st April – 31st August : 08:30 – 20:00
1 – 15th September : 08:00 – 19:30
15 – 30th September : 08:00 – 18:00
1st November – 31st December : 08:00 – 15:00

If you have any questions regarding your visit, please contact us +302723028758 (Methoni Castle) or +302721022534 (Ephorate of Messenia headquarters)

  Suggestive Bibliography
Andrews K., Castles of the Morea, Princeton 1953, 58-83
Κωτσίρης Ν., Συμβολή στην Ιστορία της Μεθώνης, Αθήνα 1983
Καρποδίνη-Δημητριάδη Ε., Κάστρα της Πελοποννήσου, Αθήνα 1990, 164-183
Λιανός Ν., "Castello da Mare", Μεθώνη, Ελλάς. Κοσμική Αρχιτεκτονική στα Βαλκάνια 1300-1500 και η Διατήρησή της, Θεσσαλονίκη 1999, 140-3
Παπαθανασόπουλος Γ. & Παπαθανασόπουλος Θ., Πύλος - Πυλία. Οδοιπορικό στο Χώρο και στο Χρόνο, Αθήνα 2000, 94-109
See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Ancient Messene
Antonopouleion Archaeological Museum
Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene
Archaeological Museum of Chora
Archaeological Museum of Messenia
Castle of Pylos
Castle of Pylos
Ellinika at Anthia - Ancient Thouria