Entrance: The main entrance of the Acropolis Museum is on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. There is a drop-off point for tour buses in Hatzichristou Street and the entrance for groups is in Mitseon Street.
Badge Control: Upon arrival at the Museum, visitors go through an x-ray baggage control system. To avoid delays, visitors are asked to avoid carrying large bags and luggage into the Museum.
Cloakroom: The cloakroom is located on the ground floor of the Museum, where all backpacks and packages must be deposited. To avoid lengthy delays in queues, such items should not be brought into the Museum. The Museum holds no responsibility for valuables or fragile items deposited in the cloakroom.
Pets: Pets are not allowed inside the Museum. Guide and assistance dogs accompanying individuals with disabilities are welcome.
WiFi: The Museum provides free wifi internet access.
Mobile Phones: The use of mobile phones is only permitted in the Museum lobby, restaurant and cafe areas.
Photograpy: Photography & filming is permitted in all Museum exhibition areas, except for the Archaic Acropolis Gallery. No use of flash or any portable equipment such as tripod and lighting kit is allowed inside the Museum. The publication of the material in print and electronic media is not allowed.
Museum Guide: Covering more than 300 exhibits and with the help of images, templates, drawings and reconstructions, the Acropolis Museum Official Guide provides a colourful introduction to the richness and diversity of its unique collections and is a perfect companion for visitors who wish to get acquainted with the Museum’s highlights. It is available for purchase in the Museum Shops in Greek, English, French, German and Spanish. A Short Guide is also available for purchase in the Museum Shops in Greek, English, French, German and Spanish. This Guide can be found in Braille, Greek and English, for loan at the Museum’s Information Desk.
Tour Guides: The Museum does not organize guided tours but suggests that visitors find a guide through the Association of Licensed Tourist Guides if they require one.
BUS: Lines 24, 40, 57, 103, 106, 108, 111, 126, 134, 135, 136, 137, 155, 206, 208, 227, 230, 237, 790, 856, Α2, Α3, Α4, Β2, Β3, Β4, Ε2, Ε22 (stop: Makriyianni)
TROLLEY: Lines 1, 5, 15 (stop: Makriyianni)
METRO: Red Line (Line 2: Anthoupoli-Elliniko) to Acropolis Station, one stop from Syntagma Station, where the Red and Blue Lines (Line 3: Agia Marina-Doukissis Plakentias/Airport) meet RECOMMENDED
TRAM: Stop: Leoforos Vouliagmenis
CAR: The Museum encourages visitors to use one of the several means of public transportation that serve the Museum (see above) and to avoid using their cars in the historic quarter of Athens.
BIKE: There are bike racks at the main entrance to the Museum, on the pedestrian walkway of Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, and at the exit from the Acropolis metro station, where visitors cycling to the Museum can secure their bicycles.
PARKING: The Museum provides no public parking facilities. Limited street parking is available at the following streets near the Museum: Hatzichristou, Dimitrakopoulou, Veikou, Mitseon, Parthenonos, Karyatidon. Paid parking facilities are available in Rovertou Gali Street and Falirou Street.
TOUR BUS: A bus drop-off point for groups is available in Hatzichristou Street and the entrance for groups is in Mitseon Street.
Information desk: The Information Desk is located on the ground floor of the Museum, near the Ticket Desk, and operates during Museum opening hours. Here visitors can obtain a free Museum map in eight languages (Greek, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese), as well as comments and lost property forms.
Shops: The Acropolis Museum hosts a shop on the ground level, featuring a broad selection of postcards, stationery and the Museum’s children’s gift range. The Museum’s second floor shop offers a wide range of book titles on the Acropolis and related topics, as well as functional items and gifts. Shops operate during Museum opening hours. For visitor access to the ground floor Shop, the purchase of a ticket is not required. For visitor access to the second floor Shop, a free admission ticket is required from the Ticket Desk. Learn more...
Cafe & Restaurant: There is a cafe on the ground floor level of the Museum, overlooking the archaeological excavation, and a restaurant on the second floor, with panoramic views of the Acropolis (open 8.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.). The Museum provides free wifi internet access for its patrons. For visitor access to the ground floor Café, the purchase of a ticket is not required. For visitor access to the second floor Restaurant, a free admission ticket is required from the Ticket Desk. Learn more...
Reading lounge: The Museum offers a reading lounge on the second floor with views of the Caryatids and the Hekatompedos Pediment where visitors can relax on comfortable chairs and browse through books on the Acropolis and the classical world. Visitors can bring their personal laptop or tablet. Free wifi internet access is available.
The Lab: In the Lab on the second floor of the Museum, visitors have the opportunity to acquire interesting insights into matters related to ancient technology, the creation of artworks and the production of exact copies, as well as modern workshop applications designed to enhance understanding of the Museum’s exhibits. Various aspects of the objects in the collection, the way they were created, and the environment in which they were presented for the first time, are illustrated with the use of media and material which is continuously being enriched, such as video, original works, a pigment collection, models, media simulations of ancient technology and tools. Here visitors can admire the imaginative Lego Acropolis model made with 120,000 Lego pieces.