The program ‘A day at the Acropolis Museum’ invites visitors to spend a day with us at the Museum enjoying a range of activities.  

Music events

The Acropolis Museum gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy both contemporary and orchestral concerts performed in the Museum’s courtyard, but also in the ground floor lobby, in view of the Hekatompedos pediment. Additionally, the Museum hosts small group performances in the balcony of the second floor overlooking the Archaic Gallery. Learn more... 

Stroll through the galleries

Take a stroll through the exhibition and speak to a Museum Archaeologist - Host available to answer any questions or queries you have. From the second floor balcony see a special and unexpected view of the Archaic Gallery. Visit the Parthenon Gallery on the third floor with its unique views of the Acropolis.

Conserving the Caryatids

The Acropolis Museum has commenced the conservation and restoration of the Caryatids, the Kore from the south porch of the Erechtheion temple. Visitors have the opportunity to watch conservators do the delicate work of cleaning the Caryatids with advanced laser technology. Learn more...

Family backpacks

Τhe Acropolis Museum gives families the opportunity to enjoy their visit and learn about the exhibits in a creative way through the specially designed family backpacks “In Search of the Goddess Athena” and “Archaic Colors”. Together with the backpacks, the Museum has launched two special online applications. Learn more...

Gallery talks

Museum Archaeologist-Hosts are available to answer questions about the exhibits and with their assistance visitors can discover dimensions of the ancient past and fascinating aspects of everyday life on the Acropolis in antiquity. Brief presentations of selected exhibits are held in Greek and English by Museum Archaeologist-Hosts. Learn more... 

Films

Every Saturday and every Sunday, the Acropolis Museum welcomes visitors to its Virtual Reality Theater located on the ground floor. Visitors have the opportunity to learn more about the Acropolis monuments from brief 3D video screenings. Learn more...

Visitors can find out more about the Parthenon sculpted decoration from a video projected on the third floor at the entrance to the Parthenon Gallery.

Eats and Treats

The Acropolis Museum invites visitors to have a meal or refreshment at the second floor restaurant with panoramic views of the Acropolis (children’s menu available). On a fine day visitors can sit outside on the restaurant balcony. A small cafe is also available on the ground floor offering views to the archaeological excavation below the Museum.
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Reading Lounge

The Museum offers a reading lounge on the second floor with views of the Caryatids and the Hekatompedos Pediment where visitors can relax on comfortable chairs and browse through books on the Acropolis and the classical world, relax or use their laptop.

Museum gifts

Treat yourself to a small memento of your visit or one for friends and family. Select a gift from the wide range of goods available from the Museum shops. Find books in the second floor shop and gifts and stationary on the ground floor. Learn more...

Friday nights at the Museum

Every Friday the Museum is open until 10 p.m. and the restaurant is open until 12 midnight serving a special menu, beautiful night views of the Acropolis and great value for money. For reservations, please contact the restaurant during Museum opening hours on +30 210 9000915. Learn more...