Hours and ticketing for your visit at the Acropolis Museum

Summer season hours (1 April - 31 October)
Monday                                   8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    (last admission: 3:30 p.m.)
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday    8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.    (last admission: 7:30 p.m.)
Friday                                     8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.  (last admission: 9:30 p.m.)
Saturday/Sunday                       8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.    (last admission: 7:30 p.m.)

Winter season hours (1 November - 31 March)
Monday - Thursday    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.    (last admission: 4:30 p.m.)
Friday                     9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.  (last admission: 9:30 p.m.)
Saturday/Sunday       9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.    (last admission: 7:30 p.m.)

  • Closed: 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 25 and 26 December
  • On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve (24 and 31 December), the Acropolis Museum opens from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • On August Full Moon and European Night of Museums, the Acropolis Museum operates until 12 midnight.

Shops/Café & Restaurant hours

  • Τhe Shops operate during Museum opening hours with closing 15 minutes before Museum closing time.
  • The Café and Restaurant operate during Museum opening hours. Every Friday the Restaurant on the second floor operates until 12 midnight.

  1. General admission fee: €5
  2. For information on eligibility for reduced admission ticket or free admission, please click here.
  3. Tickets are available for sale either at the Museum’s Ticket Desk or via its e-ticketing service.

Free entry: 6 March (In Memory of Melina Mercouri), 25 March, 18 May (International Museum Day), 28 October

For visitor access to:

  • the ground floor Shop and Café, the purchase of a ticket is not required.
  • the second floor Shop and Restaurant, a free admission ticket is required from the Ticket Desk.


Group bookings (from 15 to 50 visitors) can be organized via telephone on +30 210 9000903, from Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Groups without a reservation risk being denied entry to the Museum.


School group reservations can be organized via telephone on +30 210 9000903. The Museum also offers several educational options for children and educators. For more information, please click here.

See also: Getting here / Useful information for all visitors