Organization of school visits

Announcement 3-11-2020:
Within the context of the latest public health measures regarding COVID-19 (FEK 4829-2/11/2020) and given that the Attica region is at a high level of precautionary measures, the Acropolis Museum will remain closed until further notice.

Teachers can choose from two different types of school visit:

1. Independent school visit 
2. Participation in the educational programs of the Acropolis Museum

Visits by school groups from abroad
Foreign schools – all-Greek and other schools located outside Greece – can make a reservation for specific educational programs only upon request and subject to availability. Please send an email communication – at least one month prior to the planned visit – to: learningattheacropolismuseum [dot] gr. The desired programs can be offered either in Greek or English, only on Fridays.

Independent school visits

For independent school visits, please telephone the Group Bookings on +30 210 9000903, from Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m or email your request on schoolbookingsattheacropolismuseum [dot] gr. School groups without a reservation risk being unable to enter the Museum.

Guided tours are not available through the Museum. The Acropolis Museum recommends that teachers accompanying students on independent school visits attend training seminars for teachers regularly organized at the Museum. Additionally, the Museum suggests the following independent school visit plans:

Museum trail ‘The Parthenon sculptures in the Acropolis Museum’

Educational programs September - December 2020

The statues come alive in your own stories  

3rd grade Elementary School - 8th grade Junior High School

Ιn the Archaic gallery of the Acropolis Museum, students observe the statues and discuss about where they stood in antiquity and the role they played in the lives of the ancient people. Read more...

In the garden with the Museum’s animals

Kindergarten - 2nd grade Elementary School

Creatures of the wild and domesticated ones, creatures of fantasy and myth are filling the Acropolis Museum from side to side. Read more...

Children, adolescents, young

High School

The newborn child that grows, the boy who becomes a teenager, the teenager who turns into a man, the girl who becomes a damsel and then turns into a woman. Read more...

The Parthenon Sculptures

4th-6th grade Elementary School & 7th grade Junior High School

Through a variety of activity games that take place in the Parthenon Gallery, students get to know the temple and its sculptures. Read more...

Olympian Riddles: Searching for the Ancient Gods in the Acropolis Museum

3rd grade Elementary School

Having as a guide the goddess Iris, the messenger of the gods, students can explore various depictions of the twelve Olympian gods in the Museum’s exhibits.  Read more...

The Acropolis Monuments

4th-6th grade Elementary School & 7th grade Junior High School

By exploring the glorious sanctuary of the goddess Athena, students get acquainted with the four most important monuments of the Athenian Acropolis. Read more...

Training seminars for teachers

The training seminar for teachers addresses educators from all school levels and provides information on the educational programs offered by the Museum. The seminar outlines a proposed tour that teachers can follow when accompanying students during a school visit.
 
The seminar for teachers is held in Greek. It can also be given in English, on agreement by telephone only on +30 210 9239186, from Monday to Friday, 12 noon until 2 p.m.

Learning resources

The Acropolis Museum is exploring the development of resources to support self-guided and teacher led visits so that more students and children can benefit from programs and activities in the Museum. Visitors have the opportunity to discover the Museum exhibits through specially designed online applications, education booklets, Museum kits and brief presentations focusing on one exhibit. Families can borrow the backpack containing various games and activities that are exhibition-based and are supported by children’s exhibition labels in the Museum galleries. Discover the learning resources...