COVID-19 Health Protection Measures

Q: What are the COVID-19 health protection measures at the Museum?

A: It is with great pleasure that the Acropolis Museum welcomes back its visitors since Monday 15 June 2020. We have undertaken all the necessary measures for the protection of your health. During your visit, please make sure to keep in mind the following:
  • We strongly recommend that you wear a protective mask during your visit.
  • Please maintain the required distance of 2 meters from others and ensure you wash and/or disinfect your hands regularly.
Hours and Ticketing

Q: What are the Museum’s opening times?

A: Winter season hours (1 November - 31 March)
Monday - Thursday  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.    (last admission: 4:30 p.m.)
Friday                   9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.  (last admission: 9:30 p.m.)
Saturday - Sunday   9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.    (last admission: 7:30 p.m.)

Summer season hours (1 April - 31 October)
Monday                8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    (last admission: 3:30 p.m.)
Tuesday - Sunday   8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.    (last admission: 7:30 p.m.)
Friday                  8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.  (last admission: 9:30 p.m.)

  • Closed: 1 January, Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday, 1 May, 25 and 26 December
  • On Good Friday, the Acropolis Museum opens from 12 noon to 6 p.m. and on Easter Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • On August Full Moon and European Night of Museums, the Acropolis Museum operates until 12 midnight.
  • On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve (24 and 31 December), the Acropolis Museum opens from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Τhe Shops operate during Museum opening hours with closing 15 minutes before Museum closing time.
  • The Café and Restaurant operate during Museum opening hours. Every Friday and every Saturday the Restaurant on the second floor operates until 12 midnight.

Q: How much is admission to the Museum?

A: Winter season (1 November - 31 March)
    General admission: 5 Euros
    Reduced admission: 3 Euros

    Summer season (1 April - 31 October)
    General admission: 10 Euros
    Reduced admission: 5 Euros

For information on eligibility for reduced admission ticket or free admission, please click here.

Free entry: 6 March (In Memory of Melina Mercouri), 25 March (Greek National Holiday), 18 May (International Museum Day), 28 October (Greek National Holiday)

Q: Where can I buy tickets to the Museum?

A: Visitors are able to gain admission to the Museum either with the purchase of a ticket at the Museum Ticket Desk or with the purchase of a ticket from the Museum E-TICKETING SERVICE

Q: Can I use a credit card to pay admission? 

A: Visitors are able to pay admission either by cash or credit card. 

Q: Can I re-enter the Museum at another time with my ticket?

A: No, the tickets are one-use only.
Location and Directions

Q: What is the Museum address?

A: Acropolis Museum, 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 11742

Q: How do I get to the Museum by bus, trolley, metro or car?

A:- By bus:
Lines 24, 40, 57, 103, 106, 108, 111, 126, 134, 135, 136, 137, 155, 206, 208, 227, 230, 237, 790, 856, Α2, Α3, Α4, Β2, Β3, Β4, Ε2, Ε22 (Stop: Makryianni)
- By trolley:
Lines 1, 5, 15 (Stop: Makryianni)
- By metro:
Line 2 (Aghios Antonios-Aghios Dimitrios), Disembarking Station: Acropolis
- By car:
The Museum discourages visitors from using their cars in the historic quarter of Athens. Visitors are therefore advised to use one of the several means of public transportation that serve the Museum (see above).
Museum Accessibility

Q: Does the Museum offer a coat-check service?

A: The cloakroom is located on the ground floor of the Museum, where all backpacks and packages must be deposited. To avoid lengthy delays in queues, such items should not be brought into the Museum. The Museum holds no responsibility for valuables or fragile items deposited in the cloakroom.            

Q: Is there a luggage control system in the Museum?

A: Upon arrival at the Museum, visitors go through an X-Ray baggage control system. To avoid delays, visitors are asked to avoid carrying large bags and luggage into the Museum.

Q: Is there special access for visitors with disabilities?

A: All public areas of the Museum are wheelchair accessible. Read more.
Photography in the Museum

Q: Is taking pictures allowed in the Museum?

A: Photographs are permitted in all Museum exhibition areas, except for the Archaic Acropolis Gallery. Photos for personal use can be found here.