2024 Update: Everything You Need to Know About Acropolis and Acropolis Museum Tickets and Key Information

    Acropolis Entrance Fees 

    SUMMER & AUTUMN SEASON: APRIL 1 – OCTOBER 31

    • General admission: 20€ per person (25+) – full admission
    • Reduced admission: 10€ per person if 6-25 y.o. from non-EU countries
    • Reduced admission: 10€ for seniors (over 65 years old) from EU countries all the year-round
    • Free admission: 6-25 y.o. from EU countries | kids up to 5 years old from any country  

    WINTER SEASON: NOVEMBER 1 – MARCH 31

    • General admission: 10€ per person for all ages above 5 years old – full admission
    • Reduced admission: 5€ per person if 6-25 y.o. from EU countries
    • Reduced admission: 10€ for seniors (over 65 years old) from EU countries all the year-round
    • Free admission: 6-25 y.o. from EU countries | kids up to 5 years old from any country  

    Acropolis Museum Entrance Fees 

    SUMMER & AUTUMN SEASON: APRIL 1 – OCTOBER 31

    • General admission: 15€ per adult (18+) – full admission
    • Reduced admission: 10€ if 6 18 y.o. from non-EU countries
    • Free admission: 6 to 18 y.o. from EU countries | kids up to 5 years old from any country  

    WINTER SEASON: NOVEMBER 1 – MARCH 31

    • General admission: 10€ per adult (18+) – full admission
    • Reduced admission: 5€ if 6 – 18 y.o. from non-EU countries
    • Free admission: 6 – 18 y.o. from EU countries | kids up to 5 years from any country

    *Age must be confirmed with a copy of the ID or passport (photos on your cellphone are OK)

    Where can I find skip-the-line tickets for the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum?

    You and your family can easily avoid the ticket booth crowds by purchasing tickets for both sites from the links below. Buying your tickets online will also secure your tickets for the day you’re planning to visit the sites / If you leave it for the last minute, tickets may be sold out at the ticket booths. Click HERE for more information.

    Acropolis: skip-the-line tickets

    Acropolis Museum: skip-the-line tickets

    I’ve bought my tickets but changed my mind – can I get a refund?

    Once issued, you cannot cancel or return the ticket, or request a refund for any reason. Users – visitors may change the time zone they have chosen for admission to the site no later than fourteen (14) days before the scheduled date of their visit

    What are the opening hours for the Acropolis?

    Winter season: November 1 – March 31

    8 AM – 5 PM (last admission: 4:30 PM)

    Summer season: 1 April – August 31

    8 AM – 8 PM (last admission: 7:30 PM)

    Autumn season: September 1 – October 30

    From September 1, the opening hours of the Acropolis are modified according to the gradually reduced daylight as follows:

    September 1 – 15

    8 AM – 7:30 PM (last admission: 7 PM)

    September 16 – 30

    8 AM – 7 PM (last admission: 6:30 PM)

    October 1 – 15

    8 AM – 6:30 PM (last admission: 6 PM)

    October 16 – 30

    8 AM – 6 PM (last admission: 5:30 PM)

    What are the opening hours for the Acropolis Museum?

    Winter season: 1 November – 31 March

    • Monday – Thursday: 9 AM – 5 PM / Last entry: 4:30 PM
    • Friday: 9 AM – 10 PM / Last entry: 9:30 PM
    • Saturday & Sunday: 9 AM – 8 PM / Last entry: 7:30 PM
    • Archeological excavation beneath the Acropolis Museum: Monday – Sunday: 9 AM – 5 PM / Last entry: 4:30 PM

    Summer season: 1 April – 31 October

    • Monday: 9 AM – 5 PM / Last entry: 4:30 PM
    • Tuesday – Sunday: 9 AM – 8 PM / Last entry: 7:30 PM
    • Friday: 9 AM – 10 PM / Last entry: 9:30 PM
    • Archeological excavation beneath the Acropolis Museum
    • Monday: 9 AM – 5 PM / Last entry: 4:30 PM
    • Tuesday – Sunday: 9 AM – 8 PM / Last entry: 7:30 PM

    Are there any special days for the Acropolis?

    • Closed: January 1, March 25 (National holiday), May 1, Greek Easter Sunday, December 25 & 26
    • Free admission days: March 6 (Melina Mercouri Day), April 18 (International Monuments Day), May 18 (International Museums Day), the last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days), October 28, every first Sunday of the month during the winter season (November 1 – March 31)

    Are there any special days for the Acropolis Museum?

    • Closed: January 1, Orthodox Easter Sunday, May 1, December 25 & 26
    • Reduced Christmas hours: on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve (December 24 & 31) the Museum is open from 9 AM to 3 PM
    • Reduced Easter Hours: on Orthodox Good Friday, the museum is open from 12 PM (noon) to 6 PM; on Orthodox Holy Saturday, from 9 AM to 3 PM
    • Extended opening hours: on the evenings of the August full moon and the European Night of Museums, the Museum is open until midnight
    • Free admission days: March 6 (Melina Mercouri Day), March 25 (National holiday), May 18 (International Museums Day), and October 28 (National holiday)

    Amenities for the physically challenged

    There is an elevator available for wheelchairs, people with diminished abilities, and parents having two or more infants on her/his own.

    The elevator is located about 350 m. away from the main entrance of the archaeological site. Users of the elevator should contact the Acropolis facilities in advance for details and terms of use (+30 210 3214172, +30 210 9238470). The facility is not available during extreme weather conditions and if strong winds are blowing. You can watch a video on the new Acropolis elevator HERE

    Video Courtesy: Onassis Foundation On YouTube

    The site is partially accessible for people with disabilities and reduced mobility / Click here for more details

    Can I take the baby stroller inside the Acropolis?

    No, baby strollers are not allowed inside the Acropolis. You can leave the baby stroller in the storage room, located next to the First Aid station at the site’s entrance, and pick it up upon completion of your visit/tour. We highly recommend you bring along a baby carrier to use during your tour.

    How to get to the Acropolis?

    You can reach the Acropolis via metro station “ACROPOLIS”, then walk up the pedestrian road Dionysiou Areopagitou str. until you arrive at the main entrance. You can also enter the archaeological site from the South Slope at Dionysiou Areopagitou & Thrasyllou str. 3.

    A taxi or private transfer can drop you off at the beginning of Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, or near the main entrance at the Tour Bus parking lot.

    When visiting the Acropolis, it’s important to wear sturdy shoes due to the slippery marble flooring. Additionally, it’s recommended to wear a light-colored sun hat, apply sunblock, and bring plenty of water to stay hydrated.

    Acropolis winter clouds DP

    We organize family-friendly Acropolis Tours. Let us know if you are interested in joining by reading more about it: Greek Mythology – Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

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    • We have EU children under 25, meaning that there is no fee. Do you still need a free ticket? Or can the children just walk to the entrance and show a valid ID? Kind regards,

      • Hi Jeroen, You all need tickets, even if the value of the tickets will be zero or reduced. I highly recommend that you get them in advance from HERE (this is the official website of the Greek Government).
        Thank you.

     

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