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Skip the Line Athens Acropolis Museum Tickets with Optional Audioguide

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  • Get yourself tickets to Athen’s Acropolis Museum to learn more about this archeological site.
  • Skip-the-line access allows you to waltz past tiring ticketing queues and walk right in.
  • Walk past a plethora of amusing exhibits as you learn more about the Greek Acropolis.
  • Check out the classical masterpieces on display that depict renowned historic figures.
  • Tour the most famous galleries, including the Archaic Gallery and the Parthenon Gallery.
  • Head out to the vast excavation site below the museum and discover a part of Athens you knew not of.
  • Upgrade your ticket to include an audio tour. Listen to interesting facts about the museum and the artefacts as you look at the different exhibits.
  • Please note: Guests have to carry their personal headphones or earphones if they upgrade their ticket to include an audio tour.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Skip the Line Entrance Ticket
  • Skip the Line Entrance Ticket and Audio Tour
  • For infants aged 0-5 and for EU citizens aged less than 25, you must go to the Acropolis ticket booth directly to receive a free ticket.
  • For Non-EU citizens aged less than 25 between April to October, you must go again to the Acropolis ticket booth directly to receive a reduced ticket.
  • Please note that for free/reduced tickets, a passport or ID is required.
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.

Acropolis Museum: Skip-the-line e-Ticket and Audio Tour

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  • Skip the line at Acropolis Museum and diving straight into the fascinating stories about Greek architectural wonders.
  • Walk around the museum with an audio tour on your personal smartphones to get rare insights into the exhibits.
  • Admire the intricate architecture of Parthenon, a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena.
  • Marvel at the Athenian genius behind the Caryatids, a column in the shape of a female figure.
  • Discover customs and traditions of a bygone era with an insight into everyday ancient Greek life.
  • Explore the classical Athens buried below the museum while walking on its glass floors.
  • EU citizens aged 18 and under can go for free. Non-EU citizens aged 18 and under enjoy reduced price tickets (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Acropolis Hill, Museum & Parthenon Tickets With Mobile Audioguide

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Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Explore the world-renowned archeological site: The Acropolis of Athens on this self audio-guided tour.
  • Plug in your audio guides and descend into a world of immersive story-telling as you discover highlights of the Acropolis.
  • Pass by the famous Propylaea, the Erechtheion, Athena Nike, and the world's first-ever theater, The Theatre of Dionysus.
  • Stop at Parthenon, the main attraction of the Acropolis: a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess, Athena Parthenos.
  • Despite having suffered damage through the years, the basic structure of this temple remains intact to this day- a mystery to most!
  • Visit the Acropolis Museum next for a detailed lesson on Greek history, mythology, and folklore.
  • Built to store every artifact found on the rock and its surrounding slopes, you have access to over 4,250 objects here!
  • Entry to the Acropolis Museum
  • Access to the Acropolis archaeological site (with Parthenon)
  • Two self-guided audio tours for your smartphone (Android & iOS) in English
  • Offline content with offline interactive maps to avoid roaming charges

For Acropolis Hill

  • EU citizens aged 0-25yrs are entitled to have free admission tickets.
  • From 1 Apr - 31 Oct, youth aged between 6 & 25 yrs from non-European Union countries are entitled to reduced admission upon presentation of their passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
  • From 1 Apr - 31 Oct, senior citizens over 65yrs from Greece or other EU member states and the European Economic Area are eligible for reduced admission upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.

For Acropolis Museum

  • EU citizens aged 0-18yrs are entitled to have free admission tickets.
  • Youth aged 17yrs and under from non-EU countries are eligible for a reduced admission fee.
  • Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65yrs and over are eligible for reduced admission with a current identification card to confirm age.

All categories eligible for free/reduced admission fees lose the privilege of skipping the queue since they will have to carry and present their ID at the counter in order to receive a free/reduced ticket.

  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24hrs before the schedule.

The Acropolis Museum Reopens Post COVID-19 

One of the best museums in Greece - Acropolis Museum was reopened to tourists on 15th May 2021. In light of the Covid-19 ongoing pandemic, several health and safety measures have been put in place to ensure the security of the visitors without compromising on the experience. Read on to know more about the Acropolis Museum tickets and what you can expect during your visit.

COVID-19 Safety Measures at Acropolis Museum

  • To promote a contactless experience, the use of credit cards for buying the Acropolis Museum tickets is encouraged.
  • Contactless temperature screening will be performed for all the visitors at the entrance of the Athens Acropolis Museum.
  • All guests have to wear protective face masks inside the museum.
  • Visitors need to regularly wash their hands and use hand sanitizers when touring the museum. There are hand sanitizer dispensers available throughout the museum.
  • Everyone should maintain a 2 meters distance from other visitors at all times.
  • Several museum facilities and services have been temporarily made unavailable to the visitors including multimedia center, reading lounge, kids corner, parent’s room, audio guide, baby strollers on loans, and so on.
  • For a guided group tour, the tour guide should hold a vaccination certificate or a medical certificate confirming that the holder was tested with SARS-CoV-2 virus 30 days after the first positive test and valid for 180 days after issue.
  • Visitors in a guided group tour must have a vaccination certificate, or a negative PCR certificate less than 72 hours old, or a rapid antigen test not older than 48 hours, or a medical certificate confirming that the holder was tested with SARS-CoV-2 virus 30 days after the first positive test and valid for 180 days after issue.

Your Acropolis Museum Tickets Explained

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The Acropolis Museum Tickets - Skip the Line Access

  • Examine an impressive collection of all the major discoveries from the Sacred Rock and its foothills with skip-the-line tickets to the Athens Acropolis Museum!
  • Gain fast-track access with your Acropolis Museum tickets to explore more about this archaeological site.
  • Discover a range of fascinating exhibits and find out more about the famous Greek Acropolis site
  • Visit all the galleries in the museum, particularly the Parthenon Gallery and the Archaic Gallery.
  • Check out the brilliant classical masterpieces that show renowned historical figures.
  • Make way to the huge excavation site below the museum to discover a part of ancient Athens that you didn’t know about.

Cancellation Policy: Skip the line entry tickets to the Acropolis Museum cannot be amended, refunded, or cancelled.

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The Acropolis Museum Tickets - Combo Offer

  • There are two combo Acropolis Museum tickets available to the visitors - Self-guided combo tour and Guided combo tour with hotel transfers.
  • Both the tours offer you access to the Acropolis Museum to learn Greek history, folklore, and mythology. 
  • With the Self guided combo tour, you can discover about the Acropolis while listening to the audio tour exploring the archaeological site. Stop at famous attractions such as The Theatre of Dionysus, Parthenon, Propylaea, and more.
  • With the Guided combo tour, you can enjoy a round-trip hotel transfer and a guided tour of Athens city and Acropolis Museum.
  • You can choose an English or a Spanish guide to learn about the sights that you visit in Athens including Panathinaikos Stadium, Herodion, Dionysus Theatre, and so on.

Cancellation Policy:  These tickets can be canceled 24 hours prior to the scheduled for a full refund.

What is the Best Way to Buy Tickets? Book the Acropolis Museum Tickets Online

The best way to buy Athens Acropolis Museum tickets is by booking them online. This way you can enjoy a safe and contactless transaction. There are several other benefits of online booking such as:

  • Advance Booking - With the online booking option, you can buy the Acropolis Museum tickets weeks in advance and don’t have to worry about ticket availability on the day of the visit.
  • Convenience - Enjoy the convenience of buying your tickets from home without any need to stand in long queues at the entrance.
  • Good Offers - You can get amazing discounts and deals if you buy your Acropolis Museum tickets from our platform

Acropolis Museum Discount Tickets

  • Acropolis Hill, Museum & Parthenon Tickets With Mobile Audio Guide - Discounted tickets are available for children from non-EU countries aged 17 years and below for Acropolis Museum. Greek senior citizens and senior citizens from EU countries aged 65 years and above can also avail of this offer for Acropolis Museum. 
  • For Acropolis Hill, children between 6-25 years from non-EU countries along with senior citizens from Greece and other EU member states and the European Economic Area can get discounted  Acropolis Museum tickets from 1 April to 31 October.

Why Visit the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum
  • The Acropolis Museum was first founded in 1865 and was completed in 1874. It housed the finds of the Acropolis of the first excavation.
  • Since it couldn’t accommodate everything from the excavations, a second small building was constructed in 1988.
  • The issue of insufficient space arose again and a new Acropolis Museum was constructed. The foundation was laid down on 30th January 2004 and the museum was opened to the public on 20th June 2009.
  • The Museum also allows a panoramic view of the surrounding historic hills and mountains of Attica and the glass floors give a glimpse into the underlying excavation site from where the exhibits are displayed in the museum galleries.
  • There are over 4,000 exhibits in the museum that display the artifacts from the Archaic, Classical, and Roman periods.

Explore the Acropolis Museum

A thematic museum, Acropolis Museum houses the findings from a single archaeological site - the Acropolis of Athens. The exhibition sections of the Acropolis Museum are on four levels. The ground, first, and the third floor have permanent and temporary exhibitions while underground level-1 is the excavation site.

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Ground Floor - Findings from the Slopes of Acropolis

The first exhibition of the Acropolis Museum on the ground floor includes the artifacts found from the slopes of the Acropolis. From cookery pots to votive offerings for the worshipping of gods, this exhibition gives you a glimpse into the ancient lifestyle of Athenians.

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First Floor - The Beginning of Acropolis History

Learn about the entire history of the Acropolis starting from the 2nd millennium BC to the end of antiquity. You will find objects that show the evolution of the rock from a fortress to a place of worship, how Acropolis looked during the Archaic period and other monuments from the Pericles’ program including the Erechtheion and the temple of Athena Nike.

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Third Floor - The Parthenon Hall

On the third floor, you will reach the Parthenon Gallery that shows the artifacts that were discovered inside the shrine, the pediment of the sanctuary, and the metopes. It has been placed in a lighted environment to make the visitors feel as if they are walking inside the Temple of Athena Parthenon.

Plan Your Visit to the Acropolis Museum

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Winter Season (1 Nov - 31 Mar)
Monday to Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM. The last entry is at 4:30 PM.
Saturday and Sunday: 9 AM - 8 PM. The last entry is at 7:30 PM.
Friday: 9 AM - 10 PM. The last entry is at 9:30 PM.

Summer Season (1 Apr - 31 Oct)
Monday: 8 AM - 4 PM. The last entry is at 3:30 PM.
Tuesday to Sunday: 8 AM - 8 PM. The last entry is at 7:30 PM.
Friday: 8 AM - 10 PM. The last entry is at 9:30 PM.

The museum is closed on 25 and 6 December, 1 January, Orthodox Easter Sunday, and 1 May.
Altered timings: on 24th December, 31st December, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, August Full Moon
Duration: It will take you approximately 2 hours to tour the Acropolis Museum.

The Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum Address: Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athina 117 42, Greece

City Bus: The closest bus stop is the Makriyianni bus stop. You can take bus routes 24, 40, 126, 134, A2, A3, A4, 57, and many more to reach here.
Trolley: You can take trolley lines 1, 5, or 15 and get down at the Makriyianni stop. 
Metro: The closest metro station is Acropoli that is a minute’s walk from the museum.
Tram: The nearest tram station is Leoforos Vouliagmenis which is a 5-minute walk to the Museum.
Car: There is no parking facility at the museum but there is a street parking facility available at Veikou, Hatzichristou, Parthenonos streets along with Falirou Street and Rovertou Gali Street.
Train: Phix is the closest train station to the Acropolis Museum in Athens. It is an 11-minute walk to the museum.

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  • Winter is the best time to visit the Acropolis Museum as the weather is pleasant, so you will be able to explore the archaeological sites comfortably as well. 
  • If you are planning a visit in the summers, then arrive at the museum after 10 AM or late in the afternoon to avoid the crowd.
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  • Shop - Acropolis Museum shop and bookstore allow the visitors to buy souvenirs, books, and a variety of gifts.
  • Refreshments - Acropolis Museum restaurant offers traditional meals and drinks that visitors can enjoy while looking at the Acropolis.
  • Gallery Talks - Visitors can attend the Gallery talks led by the Department of Educational Programs at the Museum.
  • Museum Map - You can download and print the map of the Museum for easy touring of the exhibition galleries.
  • Temporarily Unavailable: reading lounge, multimedia center, strollers, kids corner and parents’ Room
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  • Photography - Visitors can take photographs and videos of the Acropolis Museum for personal use but flash photography and professional equipment such as tripod, flashlight, etc. are not permitted.
  • No Large Bags - Pack light as you won’t be allowed to take large packages or backpacks inside the museum. You can deposit them in the museum’s cloakrooms.
  • Security - Everyone’s bag will be searched upon entry to the Acropolis Museum.
  • No Refreshments - Food or drinks inside the exhibition galleries are not allowed.
  • No Touching - Visitors should not touch the exhibits inside the museum.
  • Silence - Keep your mobile phone silent inside the museum and avoid using it on the tour of the exhibition galleries.

Visitor Tips

  • Arrive early at the Acropolis Museum. This way you will be able to explore the site without being disturbed and can skip massive lines at the entry as well.
  • Avoid wearing skirts, tunics, or dresses to the Acropolis museum since a few floors are transparent and will give a full view to visitors on the lower floor.
  • Spend more time in the upper galleries as you will come across huge, fancy friezes and statues there that will give you an idea of how the Parthenon looked.
  • Make sure you keep aside at least two hours for your visit to the Acropolis Museum to explore everything that it has to offer.
  • Book your Acropolis Museum tickets in advance so that you can skip the line and enter on your desired date.
  • Visitors can attend gallery talks offered by the Acropolis Museum’s archaeologist-hosts and enjoy a tour of the exhibits to learn interesting facts about ancient Athens.

All Your Questions Answered About Acropolis Museum Tickets

Q. Is the Acropolis Museum open now?

A. Yes, the Acropolis Museum is open to visitors.

Q. Is it safe to visit the Acropolis Museum post COVID-19?

A. Yes, it is safe to visit the Acropolis Museum as they have implemented a lot of necessary measures for public safety. This includes contact-less temperature screening at the entrance, mandatory use of face masks, social distancing, hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the museum, and so on.

Q. How much do the Acropolis Museum tickets cost?

A. Acropolis Museum tickets cost starts at €12.

Q. What is the best way to buy the Acropolis Museum tickets?

A. The best way to buy the Acropolis Museum tickets is by booking them online. You can get a lot of vouchers for amazing discounts on the tickets and can reserve your slot in advance to attend the museum on the date of your choosing.

Q. Can I buy the Acropolis Museum tickets online?

A. If you buy the Acropolis Museum tickets online, then you can book your slot in advance.

Q. Is it possible to book the Acropolis Museum tickets on the same day?

A. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, it is a good idea for visitors to buy their Acropolis Museum tickets online as the slots are usually booked for a month in advance. Moreover, tickets are subject to availability at the ticket counter. So, if you don’t wish to be disappointed, then we recommend you book your Acropolis Museum tickets in advance.

Q. Who can avail the Acropolis Museum discount, if any?

A. For Acropolis Hill tickets - Senior citizens aged 65 years or above from Greece and other EU member states and the European Economic Area can get discounted tickets on the presentation of an ID or passport (valid from 1 Apr to 31 Oct). For non-EU citizens aged between 6-25 years, ticket prices are reduced on presentation of passport (valid from 1 Apr to 31 Oct).

For Acropolis Museum tickets - Senior citizens from Greece and EU countries can get reduced ticket pricing on ID verification. Citizens from non-EU countries aged below 18 years can avail discounted tickets too.

Q. Who can enter the Acropolis Museum for free?

A. For Acropolis Hill tickets - European citizens aged between 0 - 25 years can avail themselves of free admission.
For Acropolis Museum tickets - EU citizens aged between 0-18 years can enjoy free admission.

Q. What is the cancellation policy for the Acropolis Museum tickets?

A. Skip the Line Acropolis Museum Entrance tickets cannot be amended, canceled, or rescheduled once booked. You can cancel the Skip the Line Acropolis Museum & Athens City Tour and Acropolis Hill, Museum & Parthenon Tickets With Mobile Audioguide tickets 24 hours prior to the schedule.

Q. Do I need to print my the Acropolis Museum tickets?

A.  No, you do not need to print the Acropolis Museum tickets. You can show the tickets on your mobile to gain entry into the museum.

Q. How long do I need to spend at the Acropolis Museum?

 A. Visitors will need at least two hours at the Acropolis Museum to explore the area and make the most of it.

Q. Do you need an ID to enter The Acropolis Museum ?

A. Yes, you need to bring a photo ID to gain entry into the Acropolis Museum. Any photo ID with a clear picture of the ticket holder will work.

Q. What can I see with my Acropolis Museum tickets?

 A. There are three Acropolis Museum tickets available for visitors. With Skip the Line Athens Acropolis Museum Entrance Tickets, you can see the Acropolis Museum. The Skip the Line Acropolis Museum & Athens City Tour will take you on a tour of both the Acropolis Museum and the Athens City. Finally, with Acropolis Hill, Museum & Parthenon Tickets With Mobile Audioguide, you can see the Acropolis Museum and the Acropolis archaeological site (with Parthenon).