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Athens Acropolis Museum

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday on Wednesday March 25, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has announced free admission and access to special events. (more…)

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Greek tourism’s architecture of the last 100 years will go on display in March 2015 at the Acropolis Museum in Athens. (more…)

Athens Acropolis Museum

On the occasion of European Heritage Days and World Tourism Day from Friday the 26th of September 2014 to Sunday the 28th of September 2014, the Acropolis Museum will present the famous bust of Aristotle discovered in 2005 during excavations of its site. (more…)

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The August full moon will be celebrated this year with over 110 free events and late-night openings of archaeological sites and museums across Greece on Sunday 10 August, 2014. (more…)

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The Acropolis Museum will offer free admission to the general public from 9am to 5pm on Tuesday 25 March in celebration of an annual national holiday. (more…)

Acropolis_museum 2013 world tourism day

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate World Tourism Day and European Heritage Days with gallery talks about the museum masterpieces and the colors of the archaic statues. (more…)

Happy Birthday Acropolis Museum!

On Wednesday 20 June 2012, the Acropolis Museum celebrates its third birthday. The exhibition areas will remain open from 8 am until 12 midnight. The restaurant will be open during the same hours.

Acropolis Museum by Night

On Saturday 19 May 2012 the Acropolis Museum celebrated the European Night of Museums and had free admission from 8 p.m. until 12 midnight. In the Museum’s entrance courtyard, the Athens Municipality Symphonic Orchestra presented the latest symphonies by W. A. Mozart and F. J. Haydn, two of the most important representatives of the Classical era.  You may review high quality images here.

 

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The Olympic flame has traveled three thousand kilometers around Greece, passing through 43 cities and villages and passed down by five hundred runners participating in the race. Today May 17 2012, the flame will tour Athens, where there will be welcoming ceremonies at the Acropolis Museum and Zappeion Hall. It will be handed to the British delegation at a special ceremony at the Panathinaiko Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games were held.

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Welcoming ceremony at the Acropolis

The Olympic flame will arrive in the UK on 18 May 2012. Representing peace, unity and friendship, the Flame will be carried by 8,000 (UK) inspirational Torchbearers during the Olympic Torch Relay. The London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay will focus on the nation’s youth with a large percentage of the torchbearers being 18 years and under. As it makes its way across the UK on a 70-day journey it will bring the excitement of the Games to everyone. The Olympic Flame will travel to within an hour of 95 per cent of people in the UK, Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey during the 70-day Olympic Torch Relay. The Olympic Torch Relay will help shine a light on the whole of the UK – from dynamic urban areas to places of outstanding natural beauty. Evening celebrations in towns and cities will show off the best of the local area, bringing people together to mark the Olympic Flame’s arrival. (more…)