Panathenaic shape amphora, depicting armed Athena on one side and sprint race on the other, used as an urn. Around 525 BC (photo). / Reconstruction of the roof of the Arsinoeion, the largest closed circular structure of ancient times (video).

The Great Gods of Samothrace and Athena of the Acropolis

Tuesday, 1 September, 2015 - Sunday, 10 January, 2016

Εvery Friday night, Museum visitors have the opportunity to participate in a journey to the sanctuary of the Great Gods of Samothrace and the sanctuary of Athena on the Acropolis. They will discover these two spaces, their divine protagonists, the myths, the rituals, the presence and aspirations of their ancient visitors, through archaeological finds, landscapes and sounds.

The gallery talk 'The Great Gods of Samothrace and Athena of the Acropolis' is part of the program Permanent Gallery Talks of the Acropolis Museum and it is organized on the occassion of the temporary exhibition 'Samothrace. The mysteries of the Great Gods'.

Useful Information

Greek: every Friday, at 8 p.m.
English: every Friday, at 6 p.m.
Duration: 60 minutes
Participation: Participation is limited to 40 visitors per session. Coupons are available same-day on a first-in first-served basis. For further details, please refer to the Information Desk at the Museum entrance.
The gallery talk is free of charge. Only the general admission fee to the Museum is required.
Meeting point: Glass Floor in front of ticket check-in.