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MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS

E-tickets website is the official site to purchase tickets online for the Acropolis and slopes, The Temple of Olympian Zeus, Kerameikos, Ancient Agora, Roman Agora, Adrians Library and Aristotle’s School. Once you access the site in the left-hand corner there are the letters |EN; click on the EN for English.

THE ACROPOLIS MUSEUM, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens 117 42

Summer season hours (1/4 – 31/10) Monday 8:00 – 16:00 Tuesday – Sunday 8:00 – 20:00 Friday 8:00 a.m. – 22:00
Winter season hours (1/11 – 31/3) Monday – Thursday 9:00 – 17:00 Friday 9:00 – 22:00 Saturday – Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 20:00
*last admission 30 minutes before closing time
Closed: January 1st, Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday, May 1st, December 25th & 26th
Good Friday: opens 12:00 to 18:00, Easter Saturday: opens 8:00 to 15:00
On August Full Moon and European Night of Museums, the Museum operates until midnight.
On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve (24 & 31 December), the Museum opens from 9:00 to 15:00
Free entry: 6 March (In Memory of Melina Mercouri), 25 March, 18 May (International Museum Day) & October 28th

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NATIONAL ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM, 44 Patission Street, Athens 106 82

Days & Hours of Operation:

Monday: 13:00 – 20:00
Tuesday – Sunday: 08:00 – 20:00
The National Archaeological Museum is closed: January 1st, March 25th, Orthodox Easter Sunday, May 1st and December 25th & 26th

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MUSEUM OF CYCLADIC ART, Neofitou Douka 4, Athens 106 74

Days & Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and
Saturday: 10:00 to 17:00
Thursday: 10:00 to 20:00
Sunday: 11:00 to 17:00
Tuesday: closed
*Last Entrance: 15 minutes before the Museum closes.
The Museum is closed: December 25-26, January 1, Clean Monday, March 25, Easter Sunday & Easter Monday, May 1, Holy Spirit Monday, August 15

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THE AGORA MUSEUM, 24 Adrianou Str, Athens 105 55

Days & Hours of Operation:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Saturday & Sunday 8:00-18:45
Tuesday 10:00 -18:45 (Outdoor archaeological site opens at 8:00)
Holiday schedule:
1 January: closed, 6 January: 8:00-15:00, Clean Monday: 8:00-15:00, 25 March: closed, Good Friday: 12:00-17:00, Holy Saturday: 8:00-15:00, 1 May: closed, Easter Sunday: closed, Easter Monday: 8:00-20:00, Holy Spirit Day: 8:00-15:00, 15 August: 8:00-15:00, 28 October: 08.00-18.30, 25 December & 26 December: Closed
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

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BENAKI MUSEUM OF GREEK CULTURE, 1 Koumbari St. & Vas. Sofias Ave., Athens 106 74

Days & Hours of Operation

Wednesday & Friday: 10:00 – 18:00
Thursday & Saturday: 10:00 – 00:00
Sunday: 10:00 – 16:00
Closed on Monday and Tuesday

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BENAKI MUSEUM @ 138 PIREOS ST., 138 Pireos & Andronikou St., Athens 118 54

Days & Hours of Operation

Thursday and Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 – 22:00
Closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Also closed in August

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BENAKI MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART, 22 Ag. Asomaton & 12 Dipilou St., Athens 105 53

Days & Hours of Operation

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00
Closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

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KOTSANAS MUSEUM OF ANCIENT GREEK TECHNOLOGY, Pindarou 6, Athens 106 71

Days & Hours of Operation:

Winter Season: Monday – Sunday 09.00 – 17.00
Summer Season: Monday – Sunday 10.00 – 18.00

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NEW MUSEUM OPENED OCTOBER 2019
BASIL & ELISE GOULANDRIS FOUNDATION, 13 Eratosthenous str., Athens 116 35

Days & Hours of Operation:

Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00-18:00
Friday: 10:00-22:00
Closed: Mondays and January 1, Clean Monday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, March 25, May 1, Holy Spirit
Monday, August 15, October 28, December 25 & 26

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ILIAS LALAOUNIS JEWELRY MUSEUM, Kallisperi 12 & Karyatidon Str., Acropolis 11742
Days & Hours of Operation
www.svacropolis.com
Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.
Sunday: 11.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
Mondays and National holidays the museum is closed.
http://www.lalaounis-jewelrymuseum.gr/en/


BYZANTINE AND CHRISTIAN MUSEUM, Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 22, Athina 106 75
Days & Hours of Operation
From January 7th to February 28th
Monday: 08:30-15:30
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday-Sunday: 08:30-15:30
Closed: 1st January, 25th March, Easter, 1st May,
25th-26th December, and Good Friday open: 12.00-17.00.
http://www.byzantinemuseum.gr/en/


JEWISH MUSEUM OF GREECE, Nikis 39, Athina 105 57
Days & Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday: 9.00-14.30
Sundays: 10.00-14.00
Saturdays: closed
https://www.jewishmuseum.gr/en/