As the midsummer August full moon rises over the Parthenon, the Acropolis Museum invites locals and visitors to experience this annual event at their wonderful courtyard.
Officials from the Acropolis Museum have announced visitors are being offered the opportunity to enjoy its exhibits as follows:
Saturday 21 August 2021
On Saturday 21 August 2021, the Museum exhibition areas will remain open from 8 am to 8 pm with free entry to all visitors, on the occasion of the Museum’s participation in the “Greece 2021” initiative.
The Museum second-floor restaurant will be open until 12 midnight and visitors will be able to enjoy the moon from the terrace for dinner/drinks (phone reservations: +30 210 9000915).
Sunday 22 August 2021
On Sunday 22 August 2021, the Museum exhibition areas will remain open from 8 am to 10 pm. The second-floor restaurant will be open during the same hours.
Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in the gallery talk “Afternoons in the Acropolis Museum”, where they will be introduced to the fascinating stories hidden in the treasures of the Museum’s galleries:
- English: 6 pm (2 simultaneous talks)
- Greek: 8 pm (2 simultaneous talks)
- Duration: 60 minutes
- Participation: Limited to 10 visitors per session. For registration, please refer to the Information Desk at the Museum entrance on the same day. First-in first-served.
- Health protection measures: It is necessary to wear a mask (not provided by the Museum) and to use the whisper guide system headsets (provided by the Museum).
- Cost: The general admission fee to the Museum is required (10 euro).
Saturday and Sunday morning gallery talks, “Marathon – Salamis. In traces of myth and history” and “Walking in the ancient neighbourhood of the Acropolis Museum” will be held as usual.
For more information head to theacropolismuseum