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Acropolis Museum Skip-the-Line Tickets

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See all the major archeological discoveries from the Sacred Rock and its foothills with tickets to the Athens Acropolis Museum!

Highlights

  • Skip the long lines at the ticket counter and head into one of Athens’ most popular museums.

  • Visit all of the museum’s main galleries including the Archaic Gallery, the Parthenon Gallery, and copies of classical masterpieces.

  • Explore the vast excavation site below the museum that was once home to an ancient neighborhood in Athens.

  • Upgrade your ticket to enjoy a digital audio tour in several languages or to go on a walking tour with an English or Spanish-speaking guide.

  • Did you know? Several sculptures from the Parthenon were removed by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, which were later sold to the British Museum in London.

Inclusions

  • Skip-the-line entry to Acropolis Museum

  • Admission to the underground excavation of an ancient neighborhood city

  • Self-guided audio tour in English, French, Italian, Spanish & German (optional)

Optional

  • 4-hour guided walking tour of Acropolis and Acropolis Museum

  • English or Spanish-speaking guide

  • Skip-the-line entry to Acropolis Parthenon

  • Whisper audio set with earphones

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Guests from United States, United Kingdom, Australia and over 69 countries have loved this experience
Balbul anat

Balbul

5/5

Jul, 2024

we had a free guide. unfortunatly we bought a ticket not from the museum and it cost 25 eur with a guide but we didnt get a guide the museum gave us one.
Matt Meyer

Matt

5/5

Jul, 2024

Our guide was knowledgeable, sensitive to the needs of all members of the diverse group, and extremely helpful in interpreting the historic and contemporary meanings of the ancient sites. Plus, she helped get us in and out of crowded, extremely hot spaces at a time and in a way that made our trip much more enjoyable.
Ciara Jaye Watson

Ciara

5/5

Jul, 2024

We loved our tour guide Kostas! He was so knowledgable about Greece’s history, present, and future! And he was such an engaging and considerate tour guide. He really brought the tour to life and made it worth while!
Angela M Ruth

Angela

5/5

Jul, 2024

We loved the caryatids and the film about the history of the Parthenon. The excavation was very interesting and we enjoyed it most. Sunny thing though. After we had some lunch and were departing from that area some security lady came up to me and asked to see my tickets. I showed them to her and then she was fine but it was very insulting.
lucia Sebastiani

Lucia

5/5

Jul, 2024

The exhibitions and the museum are amazing, free audio guide great resource, no wait for entering and very taste and friendly restaurant!

Unveiling ancient treasures and a living archaeological site

Opened in 2007, the Athens Acropolis Museum has one of the largest collections of fascinating Greek artifacts and sculptures that were housed in the Parthenon. The primary highlight is the cavernous excavation site below the museum. Believed to be an active neighborhood consisting of sea streets, houses, and shops from around 3000 BC to the 12th century A.D., the site is a highly unique exhibit.

A journey through four captivating galleries

There are four main galleries in the museum, and you have access to all of them! The Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis contains objects of everyday life used over the centuries. The Archaic Gallery houses some of the oldest findings dating back to the 7th century B.C. The Parthenon Gallery features a video presentation of the Parthenon and how it was designed and built. The final gallery contains a wide variety of fabulous artifacts including the coffered ceiling of the Propylaea and sculptures from the Temple of Athena Nike. You can also spot a range of amazing portraits depicting philosophers and historical figures. If you so choose, you can learn more about these wonderful artefacts and the museum with the help of an engaging audio guide.

Acropolis

Monday08:00 AM - 07:30 PMlast entry 07:00 PM
Tuesday08:00 AM - 07:30 PMlast entry 07:00 PM
Wednesday08:00 AM - 07:30 PMlast entry 07:00 PM
Thursday08:00 AM - 07:30 PMlast entry 07:00 PM
Friday08:00 AM - 07:30 PMlast entry 07:00 PM
Saturday08:00 AM - 07:30 PMlast entry 07:00 PM
Sunday08:00 AM - 07:30 PMlast entry 07:00 PM

Acropolis Museum

Monday09:00 AM - 05:00 PMlast entry 04:30 PM
Tuesday09:00 AM - 08:00 PMlast entry 07:30 PM
Wednesday09:00 AM - 08:00 PMlast entry 07:30 PM
Thursday09:00 AM - 08:00 PMlast entry 07:30 PM
Friday09:00 AM - 10:00 PMlast entry 09:30 PM
Saturday09:00 AM - 08:00 PMlast entry 07:30 PM
Sunday09:00 AM - 08:00 PMlast entry 07:30 PM

What to bring

  • If you opt for the audio tour, carry your trusted headphones or earphones.

What's not allowed

  • Pets and large baggage are strictly not allowed inside the museum.

Accessibility

  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible due to uneven ground.

Additional information

  • The audio tour lasts for 2 hours.

  • Wear sneakers or sports shoes along with comfortable clothing as this activity requires a fair amount of walking.

  • The museum will stay open until midnight on the full-moon day of August and European Museum Day.

  • Enter the Acropolis Museum anytime within operating hours with this ticket but note that entry is timed for the ticket with audio tour.

  • All packages and backpacks must be deposited in the cloakroom on the ground floor of the museum.

  • If you're an EU citizen under 25 or a non-EU citizen under 5, you get free entrance!

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Please check your final voucher for the redemption point details and specific instructions.
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