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Entrance prices and Practical Information: Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

    Acropolis Entrance Fees 

    SUMMER SEASON: 1 APRIL – 31 OCTOBER

    • General admission: EUR 20 per person (25+) – full admission
    • Reduced admission: EURO 10 per person if 6-25 y.o. from non-EU countries.
    • Free admission6-25 y.o. from EU countries | kids up to 5 years from any country  

    Acropolis Museum Entrance Fees 

    SUMMER SEASON: 1 APRIL – 31 OCTOBER

    • General admission: EUR 10 per adult (18+) – full admission
    • Reduced admission: EURO 5 if 6 18 y.o. from non-EU countries.
    • Free admission6 to 18 y.o. from EU countries | kids up to 5 years from any country  

    WINTER SEASON: 1 NOVEMBER – 31 MARCH

    • General admission: EUR 5 per adult (18+) – full admission
    • Reduced admission: EURO 3 if 6 18 y.o. from non-EU countries.
    • Free admission6-18 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

    Which are the opening hours for the Acropolis?

    Opening hours are as follows: 08:00 – 17:00 (last admission: 16:30)

    Which 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: 8 am – 4 pm / Last entry: 3:30 pm
    • Tuesday – Sunday: 8 am – 8 pm / Last entry: 7:30 pm
    • Friday: 8 am – 10 pm / Last entry: 9:30 pm
    • Archeological excavation beneath the Acropolis Museum
    • Monday: 8 am – 4 pm / Last entry: 3:30 pm
    • Tuesday – Sunday: 8 am – 8 pm / Last entry: 7:30 pm

    Are there any special days for the Acropolis?

    • Closed: 1 January, 25 March, 1 May, Greek Easter Sunday, 25 & 26 December
    • Free admission days: 6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri), 18 April (International Monuments Day), 18 May (International Museums Day), The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days), 28 October, Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st

    Are there any special days for the Acropolis Museum?

    • Closed: 1 January, Orthodox Easter Sunday, 1 May, 25 & 26 December
    • Reduced Christmas hours: On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve (24 & 31 December), the Museum is open from 9 am to 3 pm.
    • Reduced Easter Hours: On Orthodox Good Friday, the Museum is open from 12 noon to 6 pm; on Orthodox Holy Saturday, from 8 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: 6 March (Melina Mercouri Day), 25 March (National holiday), 18 May (International Day of Museums), 28 October (National holiday).

    Amenities for the physically challenged

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

    The elevator is located about 350 m. far from the main entrance of the archaeological site. Users of the elevator should contact the Acropolis facilities in advance for details and terms (+30 210 3214172, +30 210 9238470). The facility is not available during extreme weather conditions and strong winds.

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

    How to get to the Acropolis?

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

    A taxi or private transfer can drop you off at the beginning of Dionysiou Areopagitou or near the main entrance at the Tour Bus Parking Lot.

    Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes, bring a sun hat and a bottle of water. Enjoy your visit!

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