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Museum and Archeological Site Openings Throughout Greece

via: newcomers in Athens bulletin board

Many thanks to Charity for her contribution

Venue
OPENING HOURS
ADMISSION
Summer
(01/04-31/10)
Winter
(01/11-31/03)
Normal
(in €)
Reduced
(in €)
Acropolis*

08:00-19:30 daily
Mon 11:00-19:30

08:30-15:00 daily
12
6
New Acropolis museum*
Tue-Sun 08:00-20:00
Closed on Monday
Tue-Sun 08:00-20:00
Closed on Monday
1
Ancient Agora*
08:30-19:30 daily
Mon 11:00-19:30
08:00-15:00 daily
4
2
Agora Museum*
08:30-19:30 daily
Mon 11:00-19:30
08:00-15:00 daily
Mon 11:00-17:00
Ancient Corinth (site)
08.00-19.30
08.00-19.30
6
3
Ancient Corinth (archaeological museum)
08.00-19.30
08.00-19.30
Benaki Museum – Library
Mon-Fri 09:00-15:00
Mon-Fri 09:00-15:00
Benaki Museum – Main Building
Thu 09:00-24:00
Sun 09:00-15:00
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 09:00-17:00
Closed on Tuesday
Thu 09:00-24:00
Sun 09:00-15:00
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 09:00-17:00
Closed on Tuesday
6
Thursday free
3
Thursday free
Benaki Museum
Historical Archives
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 09:00-15:00
Tuesday 10:00-17:00
Closed on Saturday & Sunday
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 09:00-15:00
Tuesday 10:00-17:00
Closed on Saturday & Sunday
Benaki Museum
Museum of Islamic Art
Closed on Monday
Wed 09:00-21:00
Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 09:00-15:00
Closed on Monday
Wed 09:00-21:00
Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 09:00-15:00
5
Thursday free
3
Thursday free
Benaki Museum
N. Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas Gallery
Mon-Fri 10:00-14:00
(upon request)
Mon-Fri 10:00-14:00
(upon request)
Benaki Museum
Neo-Hellenic architecture archives
Mon & Wed 10:00-13:00
(upon request)
Mon & Wed 10:00-13:00
(upon request)
Benaki Museum
Photographic Archives
Mon-Fri 09:00-15:00
(upon request)
Mon-Fri 09:00-15:00
(upon request)
Benaki Museum
Pireos Street annexe
Wen, Thu, Sun 10:00-18:00
Fri, Sat 10:00-22:00
Closed on Monday & Tuesday
Wen Thu, Sun 10:00-18:00
Fri, Sat 10:00-22:00
Closed on Monday & Tuesday
5- 4 – 2
€14 combined ticket giving access to all exhibitons
5- 4 – 2
€14 combined ticket giving access to all exhibitons
Benaki Museum
Yannis Pappas Studio
Tue, Fri & Sun
10:00 – 14:00
Tue, Fri & Sun
10:00 – 14:00
Byzantine Museum
Tue-Sun 08:00-19:30
Closed on Monday
Tue-Sun 08:00-19:30
Closed on Monday
4
2
Free for students
Central market
24/7
24/7
Free
Free
Centre for Popular Art and Traditions
Tue-Fri 09:00-13 en
17:00-21:00
Sat-Sun 09:00-13:00
Tue-Fri 09:00-13 en
17:00-21:00
Sat-Sun 09:00-13:00
Centre of Acropolis Studies
09:00-14:30
09:00-14:30
Free
Free
Dora Stratou Theater
Mon closed
Tue-Sat 21:30
Su 20:15
closed
15
Eleftherios Venizelos Museum
Tue-Sat 10:00-13:00 & 18:00-20:00
Sunday 10:00-13:00
Closed on Monday
Tue-Sat 10:00-13:00 & 18:00-20:00
Sunday 10:00-13:00
Closed on Monday
Free
Free
Epidaurus Little Theatre
07:45-18:45
08:30-15:00
6
3
Epidaurus Theatre
07:45-18:45
08:00-17:00
6
3
Evzones
Changing of the guard
24/7
Changing of the guard every hour on the hour. Ceremonial changing of the guard on Sunday 10.00
24/7
Changing of the guard every hour on the hour. Ceremonial changing of the guard on Sunday 10.00
Free
Free
First Cemetery of Athens
24/7
24/7
Free
Free
Frisiras Musem
Wed-Fri 10:00-17:00
Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00
Wed-Fri 10:00-17:00
Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00
6
3
also for groups of four and more incl. guide
Gazi Factory Workshop – Technopolis
all day
all day
Free
Free
Goulandris Museum of Natural History
Sat-Thu 09:00-14:00
Sat-Thu 09:00-14:00
2,40
1,20
Hadrians Arch
24/7
24/7
Free
Free
Hadrians Library
open daily
open daily
Hellenic Cosmos
Mon, Tue, Thu, 09:00-16:00
Wednesday 09:00-21:00
Sunday 10:00-15:00
Closed on Saturday
Mon, Tue, Thu 09:00-14:00
Wednesday 09:00-21:00
Saturday 11:00-16:00
Sunday 10:00-15:00
6
4
Hellenic Children’s Museum
Schools: Mon-Fri 09:00-14:00
Normal visitors
Tue-Fri 10:00-14:00
Sat-Sun 10:00-15:00
Schools: Mon-Fri 09:00-14:00
Normal visitors
Tue-Fri 10:00-14:00
Sat-Sun 10:00-15:00
Free
Free
Hellenic Maritime Museum
Tue-Sat 08:30-14:00
Sun 09:00-13:00
Tue-Sat 08:30-14:00
Sun 09:00-13:00
1,50
Saturday free
1
Saturday free
Herakleidon
Experience in Visual Art
Tue-Sat 13:00-21:00
Sun 11:00-19:00
Tue-Sat 13:00-21:00
Sun 11:00-19:00
6
4
Historical Museum
Tue-Sun 09:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
Tue-Sun 09:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
3
1
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum
Wed 09:00-21:00
Thu, Fri, Sat 09:00-16:30
Sun 11:00-16:00
Closed on Monday & Tuesday
Wed 09:00-21:00
Thu, Fri, Sat 09:00-16:30
Sun 11:00-16:00
Closed on Monday & Tuesday
4

Wed. free from 15:00-21:00

3
Wed. free from 15:00-21:00
Jewish Museum
Mon-Fri 09:00-14:30
Sun 10:00-14:00
Closed on Saturday
Mon-Fri 09:00-14:30
Sun 10:00-14:00
Closed on Saturday
5
3
Kanellopoulos Museum
closed for restauration
closed for restauration
2
1
Kerameikos + Kerameikos Museum*
08:00-19:30 daily
Mon 11:00-19:30
08:30-15:00 daily
2
1
Maria Callas Museum
Mon-Fri 10:00-15:00
Mon-Fri 10:00-15:00
Free
Free
Marika Kotopouli Museum
210 7775 950
210 7775 950
Melina Mercouri Foundation
Tue-Sun 10:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
Tue-Sun 10:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
Free
Free
Meteora
09:00-13:00
15:00-17:00
09:00-13:00
15:00-17:00
Free
Free
Metro stations
05:00-0:00
05:00-0:00
0,80
0,40
Monument of Lysicrates
24/7
24/7
Free
Free
Municipal Gallery of Athens
Mon-Fri 09:00-13:00
& 17:00-21:00
Sun 09:00-13:00
Mon-Fri 09:00-13:00
& 17:00-21:00
Sun 09:00-13:00
Free
Free
Museum-Art Collection of the National Bank of Greece
210 3215 606
210 3215 606
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tue-Sun 11:00-19:00
Guided tours::
Thu 12:00-22:00
Tue-Sun 11:00-19:00
Guided tours::
Thu 12:00-22:00
5
2,50 (for everyone on Saturday)
Museum of Cycladic Art
Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00-16:00
Thursday 10:00-18:00
Saturday 10:00-15:00
Closed on Tuesday & Sunday
Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00-16:00
Thursday 10:00-18:00
Saturday 10:00-15:00
Closed on Tuesday & Sunday
7
3,50 on Monday
2,50 (19-26 years old)
Museum of Engraving and Graphical Art
210 3238 945
210 3238 945
Museum of Greek Childrens Art
Tue-Sat 10:00-14:00
Sun 11:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
Tue-Sat 10:00-14:00
Sun 11:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
2
Entrance free for children
Museum of Greek Folk Art
Tue-Sun 09:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
Tue-Sun 09:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
2
1 (over 65 yrs)
Free for students and minors
Museum of the City of Athens
Vouros-Eftaxias Foundation
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 09:00-16:00
Sat, Sun 10:00-15:00
Closed on Tuesday
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 09:00-16:00
Sat, Sun 10:00-15:00
Closed on Tuesday
3
3
Museum of the History of Greek costume
Mon-Wed-Fri 10:00-13:00
Closed in August
Groups upon request
Mon-Wed-Fri 10:00-13:00
Groups upon request
Museum of Traditional Pottery
Mon-Fri 09:00-15:00
Sunday 10:00-14:00
Closed on Saturday
Mon-Fri 09:00-15:00
Sunday 10:00-14:00
Closed on Saturday
6
3
Mycenae
08:00-19:30
08:00-19:30
3
1,5
Mycenae (site, museum, thresury)
08:00-19:30
08:00-19:30
8
4
Musical Instruments Museum
Wed 12:00-18:00
Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
Wed 12:00-18:00
Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00-14:00
Closed on Monday
Free
Free
National Archaeological Museum
Tue-Sun 08:00-19:30
Monday 12:30-19:00

Mon 13:00-19:00
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun 08:30-14:45
Thu 09:00-19:30

7
3
Free for students
National Art Gallery
Mon & Wed 09:00-15:00
Thu, Fri, Sat 09:00-15:00
Sun 10:00-14:00
Closed on Tuesday
Mon 13:00-19:30
Thu-Fri, 08:0-19:30
Sat & Sun 08:30-15:00
6,50
3
National Gardens
Closes half an hour before sunset
Closes half an hour before sunset
Free
Free
Numismatic Museum
Tue-Sun 08:30-15:00
Closed on Monday
Tue-Sun 08:30-15:00
Closed on Monday
3
Entrance free for everyone on the 1st Sunday of the month
Olympia – Sanctuary (site)
08.00-19.30
08.00-19.30
6
3
Olympia – Site and museum
08.00-19.30
08.00-19.30
9
5
Olympia – Museum of the history of the Ancient Olympic Games
08.00-19.30
08.00-19.30
Olympia – History of the excavations in Olympia
08.00-19.30
08.00-19.30
Olympeion*
(Temple of Olympic Zeus)
08:00-19:30 daily
Mon 11:00-19:30
08:30-15:00 daily
4
4
Panathinaic Stadium (Kalimarmaro)
Dawn till sunset
Dawn till sunset
Free
Free
Pierides Museum of Ancient Cypriotic Art
09:30-13:00
09:30-13:00
3
1,50
Piraeus Archaeological Museum
Closed for restauration
Closed for restauration
3
2
Planetarium
Eugenides Foundation
210 9469 641
210 9469 641
210 9469 641
210 9469 641
Plato’s Academy
24/7
24/7
Free
Free
Postal and Philatelic Museum
Mon-Fri 08:00-14:00
Mon-Fri 08:00-14:00
Free
Free
Profitis Ilias Cave
24/7
24/7
Free
Free
Poulopoulos Old Hatfactury
09-13 & 17-21
09-13 & 17-21
Free
Free
Roman Agora*
(includes the Tower of the Winds)
08:00-19:30 daily
Mon 11:00-19:30
08:00-17:00 daily
2
2
Shadow Theatre Museum
Mon 11:00-19:00
Tue-Sun 08:00-19:00
Mon 11:00-19:00
Tue-Sun 08:00-19:00
Free
Free
Sounio – Temple of Posseidon
10:00 till sunset
10:00 till sunset
4
2
South slope of the Acropolis*
– Odeion of Herodes
Atticus
– Theatre of Dyonisus
– Stoa of Eumenes
– The Asklepieion
– Choregic monument
of Thrasyllos
08:00 – 19:30 daily
Mon 11:00-19:30
08:00-17:00 daily
2
2
Tactual Museum
Mon-Fri 08:30-14:00
Mon-Fri 08:30-14:00
Weekend on request
Free
Free
Technopolis (Gazi)
all day
all day
Free
Free
Theatre Museum
10:00-22:00
Maria Callas Museum
Sun-Fri 10:00-15:00
10:00-22:00
Maria Callas Museum
Sun-Fri 10:00-15:00
2
Handicapted and escorte free
1
Handicapted and escorte free
War Museum
Weekend on appointment
Tue-Sat 09:00-14:00
3
Free
Zappeion Gardens
24/7
24/7
Free
Free
Hours and admission fees may change.

*One ticket for all these sites possible

 

12 € (full admission) & 6 € (reduced) – Valid: 7 days

Reduced admission
students from countries outside the EU and 65+ EU
Free admission
– persons under 19
– university students from Greece and the E.U.
– members of the ICOM-ICOMOS
– tour guides
– journalists
– persons possessing a free admission card
Free admission for all visitors on:
– Sundays in the period between 1 November and 31 March
– the first Sunday of every month except for July, August and September
(when the first Sunday is a holiday, then the second is the free admission
day, etc.)
– national holidays
– 6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
– 18 April (International Monuments Day)
– 18 May (International Museums Day)
– 5 June (International Environment Day)
– the last weekend of September every year (European Heritage Days)
Archaeological sites and museums remain closed on the following days:
1st January, 25th March, Good Friday (from 12:00), Easter Sunday, 1st May, 25th December, 26th December.

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