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The historical memory in ancient Greece on 25 March 2015 at the Acropolis Museum

Wednesday, 25 March, 2015

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday on Wednesday 25 March 2015, entry will be free for all visitors at the Acropolis Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the Museum will host the following special gallery talks:

‘Museum exhibits ‘talk’ about the historical memory in ancient Athens’
Visitors will discuss with Museum Archaeologist-Hosts how ancient Athenians approached the past, the great moments in their history and mythology.
Gallery talks for adults will take place in Greek at 10 a.m., at 1 p.m. and at 3:30 p.m., in English at 10:30 a.m. and in French respectively at 10:30 a.m. Participation is limited to 35 visitors per session on a first-in first-served basis (duration: 50 minutes).

‘The Athenians remember their history’ (for children and their parents)
With the help of the Museum’s Archaeologist-Hosts, children will look for exhibits related to the history and myths of Athens and will create their own memento.

For children 4-7 years old: 12 noon
For children 8-12 years old: 1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Participation is limited to 20 children per session on a first-in first-served basis (duration: 50 minutes). This program will be held in Greek only.

On the same day, the Museum restaurant will serve a ‘Greek Traditional Meal’.