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Tickets to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum

Date
Mar, 04, 2020

Last Updated on May 18, 2021 by Celeste

Tickets to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum are available at ticket offices on site as well as online. The Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum are a must-visit when in Athens with kids. They are the top things to do in Athens with kids. Find below accurate information for visiting the Acropolis and the Acropolis museum for 2020 by the Greek Ministry of Culture.

Tickets to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum

High season admission: 1 April – 31 October

Acropolis: EUR 20 per person (25+) – full admission
Reduced admission (EUR 10): 6 to 25 y.o. from non-EU countries

Free admission6 to 25 y.o. from EU countries | kids up to 5 years from any country  

Acropolis Museum: EUR 10 per adult (18+)

Reduced admission (EUR 5): 6 to 18 y.o. from non-EU countries

Free admission6 to 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

Low season admission: 1 November – 31 March

Acropolis: EUR 10 per person (25+) – reduced admission
Reduced admission (EUR 10): 6 to 25 y.o. from non-EU countries

Free admission6 to 25 y.o. from EU countries | kids up to 5 years from any country  

Acropolis Museum: EUR 5 per adult (18+)

Reduced admission (EUR 3): 6 to 18 y.o. from non-EU countries

Free admission6 to 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

Ticket information for the Acropolis

Tickest to the Acropolis are valid for the archaeological site of the Acropolis and its slopes. Tickets are available at ticket offices on site as well as online. From 1st of November till 31st of March (1/11-31/03) each year, a reduced rate only for single-use tickets is valid for all state owned archaeological sites and museums.
Special ticket package: Full: €30, Reduced: €-
Valid for 5 days. NOTE: As of July 1st 2019, reduced combined tickets will no longer be issued. Reduced combined tickets issued before this date which have not been used, remain valid.

In order to purchase tickets online for the archaeological site of the Acropolis and its Slopes visit the official e-ticketing service of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports at www.etickets.tap.gr
Valid for: Acropolis of AthensAncient Agora of AthensArchaeological Museum of KerameikosArchaeological Site of LykeionHadrian’s LibraryKerameikosMuseum of the Ancient AgoraNorth slope of the AcropolisOlympieioRoman Agora of AthensSouth Slope of Acropolis

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 OctoberEvery first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st

Free admission for:For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here.

Opening hours Acropolis

Open: As of November 5th, opening hours are as follows:
08:00 – 17:00 (last admission: 16:30)Holidays: 1 January: closed25 March: closed1 May: closedEaster Sunday: closed25 December: closed26 December: closed

Accessibility

Amenities for the physically challenged: Elevator available for wheelchairs, people with diminished abilities, and any parent attending two or more infants on her/his own. The elevator is located at about 350 m. far from the main entrance of the archaeological site. Users of the elevator should contact in advance for details and terms (+30 210 3214172, +30 210 9238470). The facility is not available during extreme weather conditions and strong winds.

How to get to the Acropolis

Access: 1. Metro Station “ACROPOLIS”, then via Dionysiou Areopagitou str.
2. Metro Station “ACROPOLIS” then through the archaeological site of South Slope, Dionysiou Areopagitou & Thrasyllou str.
3. Metro Station “MONASTIRAKI”, then through the archaeological site of Ancient Agora, or Plaka district.
For security reasons, the “Baggage-stroller check-in” service will not accept large luggage. Visitors are allowed to enter the archaeological site with small backpacks and handbags.

Celeste

Celeste was born and raised in the Netherlands but lives in Greece for 25 years. She studied at the Dutch Institute of Athens underneath the Acropolis and currently lives with her family in an Athenian suburb. Celeste is the founder of Family Experiences Blog. Whether you and your family live in Greece or are visiting, this blog will show you the very best ways in which to celebrate family life here.

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