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The following specially designed booklets help children and their parents have a pleasant and interesting visit at the Acropolis Museum. The themes and the level of information offered in the activities vary according to the age of the children they are aimed towards. This program’s goal is for children to see some of the Museum’s masterpieces and acquaint themselves with its galleries, as well as develop their awareness, their memory and their imagination, all while having a good time. Families receive the booklets from the Information Desk during Museum opening hours. Family trails are written and designed by the Acropolis Restoration Service Education Team for the Acropolis Museum.
‘Counting 1 to 10 at the Acropolis Museum’
The booklet ‘Counting 1 to 10 at the Acropolis Museum’ gives our youngest visitors, aged 5 to 8, the chance to have one of their first Museum experiences. With the help of the Goddess Iris, they count from 1 to 10 discovering some of the Museum’s masterpieces that are paired with the number they are looking for.
‘An invitation to the Olympian Gods at the Acropolis Museum’
With the booklet ‘An invitation to the Olympian Gods at the Acropolis Museum’, our young visitors, aged 8 to 10, go in quest of artifacts depicting the Olympian gods within the Museum. The Goddess Iris calls on the children to help her find the Gods in order to invite them to the Goddess Athena’s birthday, taking place in the Parthenon Gallery, on the 3rd floor of the Museum.