The Acropolis Museum celebrates International Museum Day on Thursday 19 May 2017 and European Night of Museums on Saturday 20 May 2017, with a series of events for visitors.

Read more: International Museum Day 2017 / International Conference at the Acropolis Museum / European Night of Museums 2017

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The Acropolis Museum celebrates documenta 14, the fourteenth edition of the art exhibition documenta that takes place in Athens, with a cooperation that includes light, sculpture and design. Read more.

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On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday on Saturday 25 March 2017, entry will be free for all visitors at the Acropolis Museum. The Museum exhibition areas will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Read more.

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35 years ago, Melina Mercouri started the campaign for the return of the Parthenon sculptures currently at the British Museum. Given her great contribution to raise global awareness for the reunification of the Parthenon sculptures, the Acropolis Museum produced a video about the removal of the sculptures from the Parthenon by Lord Elgin and Melina Mercouri’s international campaign, with material provided by the Melina Mercouri Foundation. Read more.

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On Thursday 16 February 2017, from 8 p.m. until midnight, the Acropolis Museum restaurant will celebrate the popular day of “Tsiknopempti”, also known as “Barbecue Thursday”. Read more.

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