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Acropolis Museum fourth birthday
The New Acropolis Museum |

The rider with the restless horse at the center of the west frieze

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On Thursday 20 June 2013, the Acropolis Museum celebrates its fourth birthday. The exhibition areas will remain open from 8 a.m. until 12 midnight. The restaurant will be open during the same hours. On this occasion, admission will be reduced (3 euros) for all visitors.

Visitors will have the opportunity to discover, together with Museum Archaeologist-Hosts, untold stories of the surviving blocks of the frieze, with the aid of 3D presentations on special screens installed in the Parthenon Gallery.

GALLERY TALKS ABOUT THE UNTOLD STORIES OF THE BLOCKS OF THE FRIEZE

Participation is limited to 20 visitors per session on a first-in first-served basis. For registration details, please refer to the Information Desk at the Museum entrance.

Gallery Talks in Greek: 11 a.m., 12 noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m.
Gallery Talks in English: 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
Gallery Talks in French: 12:30 p.m.

At 9 p.m., the Athens Municipality Philharmonic Orchestra will present a musical concert in the Museum’s entrance courtyard with famous melodies of the world band repertoire. See the music program

In addition, the Museum will commence the exclusive production of copies of two exhibits, the head of Poseidon and the head of Artemis from the east frieze of the Parthenon, available in the Museum Shops.

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