Acropolis Museum

The museum is located about 300 meters (980 feet) southeast of the Parthenon, in the historic Makrygiannis district. The top floor of the museum (Parthenon Gallery) offers a panoramic 360 degree view of the Acropolis and modern Athens. The entrance to the museum can be found on the pedestrian street of Dionissios Aeropagitis which connects the museum with the Acropolis and other important archaeological sites of Athens.

The exhibition hall covers an area over 14,000 square meters (150,000 square feet) and offers a full range of modern services to its guests. The Museum ‘tells’ the history of human presence on the Acropolis of Athens and the surrounding area. This is achieved by housing exhibits which were previously dispersed in many museums around the world, including the old Acropolis Museum. The rich collections give visitors a complete picture of the human presence on the Acropolis, from the prehistoric period until Late Antiquity. An integral component of the program is the presentation of an archaeological excavation of the museum itself. The findings date back to the 4th till the 7th century A.D. and have been kept intact and protected beneath the museum building, visible from the first floor.

Open hours

November 1st – March 31st:

  • Tuesday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Last entrance allowed: 4:30 p.m.)
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Last entrance allowed: 9:30 p.m.)
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Last entrance allowed: 7:30 p.m.)
  • Monday: Closed

April 1st – October 31st:

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Last entrance allowed: 7:30p.m.)
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. (Last entrance allowed: 9:30 p.m.)
  • Monday: Closed

Closed: January 1st, Easter Sunday, May 1st, December 25th and 26th


  • General admission fare: 5€
  • Reduced admission fare : 3€
Acropolis Museum, 15 Dionissios Aeropagitis Str., 11742, Αthens