On Wednesday 20 June 2018, the Acropolis Museum celebrates its opening anniversary and its nine years of operation. The exhibition areas and the restaurant will be open until midnight and entry will be free from 8pm onwards. Read more.

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Οn International Museum Day, Friday 18 May 2018, the Museum will be open from 8 a.m. to10 p.m. with free entry to its visitors. Read more.

On European Night of Museums, Saturday 19 May 2018, the Museum will be open from 8 a.m. until 12 midnight with free entry from 8 p.m. onwards. Read more.

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On Friday 30 March 2018, at 7 p.m., the Acropolis Museum welcomes the summer season with a unique music concert in the Parthenon Gallery, a water-organ and a harp recital organized by the Museum in cooperation with the Association of Friends of the European Cultural Centre of Delphi. Read more.

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On Friday 23 March 2018, the Acropolis Museum will start new gallery talks about the temporary exhibition “Eleusis. The great mysteries”. Every week, visitors have the opportunity to "travel" to ancient Eleusis and discover the connection of Eleusis, Athens and the Acropolis. Together with Museum Archaeologist-Hosts, visitors can walk through a gallery that has the form of the Eleusinian Telesterion and presents the most important artifacts brought to light by the archaeological excavation in Eleusis. Read more.

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The exhibition presents the most important artifacts brought to light by the archaeological excavation in Elefsina, such as the unique statue of the “Fleeing Persephone”, the votive relief depicting Demeter and Kore (Persephone) and ceremonial vessels, such as kernos, plemochoe and thymiaterion, as well as monuments depecting the leading figures of the great mysteries, Hierophant and Dadouchos.

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