The Museum offers audio guides.

Guides can also be contacted through the Tour Guide Association.



Independent school visit
For independent school visits, please telephone the Group Bookings on +30 210 9000903, from Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m or email your request on [email protected]. School groups without a reservation risk being unable to enter the Museum. Information on organizing an independent school visit can be found in the section Independent school visit.
Educational programs
For participation in the Museum's educational programs, foreign schools and Greek schools located abroad can make a reservation by sending an email at least one month prior to the planned visit, to [email protected]. The programs can be offered either in Greek or English. Information on organizing an independent school visit can be found in the section Educational programs.
The Museum at school
For those schools that cannot visit the Museum, we have created some alternatives and we invite you to get to know them in the section The Museum at school.


Information Desk

For our visitors’ convenience, an Information Desk is located on the Museum’s ground floor, beside the Ticket Desk.

  • Special ramps for wheelchairs and strollers at all Museum entrances.
  • Elevator access and WCs for people with disabilities available on all floors.
  • Wheelchairs can be borrowed at the Information Desk.
  • A short guide to the Museum written in Braille is available in Greek and in English at the Information Desk.
  • Guide-dogs allowed.
  • Museum maps are available at the Information Desk.
Children and families
  • Strollers for small children can be borrowed at the cloakroom, on the ground floor.
  • A parents’ room for the care of babies and small children is available on the first floor.
  • Family backpacks are provided on loan for free at the Information Desk.
  • Family trails are provided for free at the Information Desk.
  • Kids Corner with digital games is located on the second floor, next to the restaurant.
  • Further information on the Museum family activities can be found in the section Children and Families.
Gallery talks
  • Visitors also have the opportunity to participate in gallery talks led by the Department of Educational Programs. Further information can be found in the section gallery talks.
Reading Lounge
Visit the Museum Reading Lounge on the second floor and browse through books on the Acropolis and ancient Greece. In this quiet space, you can use your personal laptop and the free wireless network, as well as enjoy the special view of the Karyatids and the Hekatompedon pediment.
Look for the Multimedia Center on the small balcony on the second floor, and use the touch screens to learn about the exciting stories and adventures that some of the most significant of the Acropolis have had over time.
Caution Please
For the protection, preservation and safety of the Museum’s exhibits:
  • Leave large purses, bags and backpacks in the cloakroom.
  • Do not touch the exhibits.
  • Do not bring food or drinks into the exhibition galleries.
  • Do not take photos or shoot videos in the Archaic Acropolis Gallery – for the protection of the sculptures that still retain traces of their ancient colors.
  • Please set mobile phones to silent and avoid their use while touring the exhibition galleries.

museum map

download and print the map of the museum.



Enjoy a traditional meal in the restaurant overlooking the Acropolis. Stop for a drink, a coffee or a light meal in the café with a view of the archaeological excavation.

On Thursday 7 March 2024, from 8 p.m. until midnight, the Acropolis Museum restaurant will serve dishes of typical "Tsiknopempti" recipes.

For reservations, please telephone on +30 210 9000915 during Museum opening hours
Θέα απο το εστιατόριο της ακρόπολης
Further information can be found in the section Café and Restaurant.


πωλητήριο μουσείου ακρόπολης
βιβλιοπωλείο μουσείου ακρόπολης

The Acropolis Museum has a gift store on the ground floor and a bookstore on the second floor offering a wide variety of gifts, souvenirs and books, all inspired by the Museum's exhibits. Also available are cast copies of important artifacts from its collections, produced in the Museum’s conservation lab under strict specifications. The shops are open during the Museum's opening hours; they close 15 minutes before the Museum's closing hours.

For access:

  • to the ground-floor gift store, the purchase of a ticket is not required.
  • to the second-floor bookstore, a free admission ticket is required, available at the Museum’s Ticket Desk.


Further information can be found in the section Acropolis Museum Shops.



Can I book a combined ticket for my visit to the Acropolis Museum and the Acropolis site?

The Museum's ticket is independent from the ticket to the Acropolis and other associated archaeological sites.

You can acquire general admission tickets either from the Museum’s Ticket Desk or via the e-ticketing service. Reduced admission and free admission tickets can be obtained exclusively from the Museum Ticket Desk, provided that visitors present the necessary eligibility documents.

Tickets to the Acropolis site are available here:

Can I purchase a ticket with my credit card?

Yes, you can purchase a ticket with either cash or a credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Maestro, UnionPay).

Can I visit the Museum again on another day using the same ticket?

No, tickets are one-use only and valid only for the date for which they are issued.

A visit at the Museum

Are pets allowed?

Pets are not allowed inside the Museum. Use of guide-dogs to accompany visitors with disabilities is permitted.

Does the Museum have a cloakroom, where I can leave my personal belongings?

The Museum has two cloakrooms, one for the service of independent visitors and one for group visits. Both are located on the Museum’s ground floor, where visitors are requested to leave backpacks and other bulky items. The Museum is not responsible for fragile or valuable objects left in the cloakroom.

Is there a security check for bags carried into the Museum?

Yes, there is a security check-point with an X-ray scanner at the Museum’s entrance. For this reason, it is recommended that visitors avoid bringing large bags or backpacks to the Museum.


Is photography allowed in the Museum?

Amateur photography and filming is permitted in all areas of the Museum, except the Archaic Acropolis Gallery. The use of flash and additional professional equipment such as portable lights and tripod, is not allowed inside the Museum. The publishing of material in print or electronic media by professional photographers is accepted only with the Museum's written authorization.


Does the Museum have Wi-Fi?

Free access to the Museum’s wireless network is available in all public areas of the building.

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