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About the attraction

One of the most visited museums in the world, the Acropolis Museum is filled with a rich history, from ornaments to paintings, statues, busts, and exquisite sculptures. The visitors to this museum get a sneak peek into the lifestyles and revolutions that the area went through. In addition to the various artifacts and sculptures, the building also features several fragments of temples and ruins which were shifted to the museum for restoration and maintenance, The Hecatopedon Bodies are sculptures of human bodies surrounded under the pediment which feature a lion and a bull in fighting stances. The Votives are several statues of birds and animals. A place for learning and observing the great art and sculptures of ancient Greece, the museum is the forerunner in preserving and educating visitors about the city and its past. 

City Country
Athens Greece
Address
Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athina
Category
* Ancient Ruins * Architectural Building * Museum * Public library
Wait Time
15 minutes, Waiting to see exhibitions and long queues to enter the museum.
Time you can spend here
2 to 3 hours
Entrance Fee

Yes

Per person:10 Euros

Child: 5 Euros

Must See
  • The Acropolis ballroom
  • The Votives
  • The hectabodies
  • The ancient temples
  • Propylaea, Athena nike
How To Reach

Makrigiani bus stop of lines 1, 5, 040, 230, A2, A3, B2 

Private transportation/ Taxis: via Stadiou and EO91 (One-Way from: 5€ - 6€) to Acropoli Station.

Public Transportation: 4:53 p.m. from Omonia (Line 1 night bus 2€)

Tips
  • Prebook tickets and purchase 'skip the line' tickets for less wait time.
  • Eat before you go and even carry some snacks with you.
  • Take water and lots of it as it might take some time at the museum
  • Photography is limited so be sure to check for permission.
  • Go with your sunglasses, umbrella, and sunscreen to beat the intense heat.
  • Visit the terrace of the museum for amazing views.
  • There are areas for sitting and resting.
  • An audio tour is available.
  • Special lectures and literature are available in the museum.
Visit Time

Monday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (last entry time: 3:30 pm)

Tuesday :8:00 am to 8:00 pm (last entry time: 7:30 pm)

Wednesday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (last entry time: 7:30 pm)

Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (last entry time: 7:30 pm)

Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm (last entry time: 9:30 pm)

Saturday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (last entry time: 7:30 pm)

Sunday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (last entry time: 7:30 pm)

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