Acropolis Museum: the first anniversary and opening of the underground exhibition

The Acropolis Museum opened its doors in July 2009. Over 10 years of work, more than 14 million people from around the world have visited it. On the occasion of a significant event, the leadership decided to make a unique gift to lovers of antiquities. Visitors will be able to see the underground exhibition, which was previously available for viewing only through the glass floor.

The Gift and Event Program

The previously closed exposition is an ancient quarter with an area of ​​about 4,000 m2. Everyone will be able to walk on it and see the ruins of houses, baths, streets, and workshops close by.

In addition to the opening of the underground facility, a new photo exhibition with hundreds of large-format photographs about the excavations of the ancient city will be presented to visitors of the museum. The museum will be visited by the physicist Giovanni Verri from Italy. He will tell about the result of his ten-year study of the genuine color range of the Parthenon sculptures. At the gala evening, concert will play an orchestra of ten musicians under the direction of conductor Stavros Harchakos.

The Acropolis Museum is considered one of the best in the world. And his leadership does everything to make it interesting and comfortable for visitors to spend time at expositions. On the occasion of the holiday, June 20, from 8 am to 8 pm, the entrance to the museum was made free for all comers.

Address: 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou.

Red metro line - exit at the station Akropolis.

Mode of operation: until October 31 from 8:00-20:00; pon – until 16:00; sunspot. – until 22:00 h.

Ticket offices stop working 30 minutes before closing.

Additional information on the official website –

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