Within the context of the program ‘A day at the Acropolis Museum’, the Museum continues its program of music afternoons, in collaboration with the City of Athens Technopolis and presents a series of ‘Musical Meetings with Manos Hadjidakis’ on 2, 9, 16 and 23 February 2012, at 5 p.m.

Moreover, the Municipality of Athens will contribute with Greek music performances by the Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday 18 February 2012, at 5 p.m., and with operettas and serenades by the Athens Mixed Municipal Choir on Saturday 25 February 2012, at 5 p.m., in the Museum’s entrance courtyard.

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Every Saturday and every Sunday, the Acropolis Museum welcomes visitors to its Virtual Reality Theater located on the ground floor of the Museum. Visitors have the opportunity to learn more about the Acropolis monuments from brief 3D video screenings. The ten-minute film “Acropolis in Antiquity” presents the topography and the monuments of the Rock of the Acropolis during the prehistoric, the Archaic and the classical period. The film aids to help visitors recreate and imagine the impressive sanctuary with the aid of 3D models.

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On the 22nd, 23rd and 29th December 2011, visitors will be welcomed at the Acropolis Museum with Christmas treats and afternoon music performances.

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On the occasion of the National Day Holiday, on Friday 28 October 2011 the Acropolis Museum will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. with free entrance for all visitors. The Museum restaurant on the second floor will be open as usual until 12 midnight.


On the occasion of the national campaign entitled 'Environment and Culture' initiated by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, the Acropolis Museum welcomes visitors on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 October 2011 to search for the ‘water voices’ among the Museum exhibits. Entry will be free for all visitors.

This event is part of the program ‘A day at the Acropolis Museum’.

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