STUDY OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIAL

The study of archaeological material displayed in the exhibition halls of the Acropolis Museum can only be done following preliminary consultation and planning with the Museum’s staff. 

Studies in the Museum’s archaeological storerooms can only be carried out during regular working days and hours; and, again, only after preliminary consultation and planning with the Museum’s staff.

Those interested in conducting independent research at the Acropolis Museum can complete the Application for Study of Material and/or the Application for Photographs – Use, then send them to the following email address: collectio[email protected] (contact tel.: 210 900 0900 / ext. 423), at least one month prior to the desired date.

To schedule a day and time for the research, contact the Museum at least three weeks in advance. 

Use of special equipment (cameras, measuring devices, portable lighting, etc.) requires prior approval by the Museum.

After any publication of a study based on material held in the Acropolis Museum’s collections, the study’s primary investigator(s) should submit two (2) copies of the publication to the Museum’s Library. In the case of photographs being taken for the purposes of a study, copies of these images must be submitted to the Museum's Photographic Archives department.

Professional photography and filming in the Acropolis Museum, the use of still photographs and video/cinematic material related to the Museum, as well as study of and access to the Museum’s archaeological material are all permitted strictly in accordance with certain terms and conditions. To read these requirements and regulations in full, click here

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