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World Tourism Day 2013: The Acropolis Museum Celebrates!

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The Moschophoros (Calf-bearer). Around 570 BC. Marble from Hymettos (statue) and Poros (base). Acr. 624.

The Moschophoros (Calf-bearer). Around 570 BC. Marble from Hymettos (statue) and Poros (base). Acr. 624.

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.

The gallery talks will be made by archaeologists–hosts.

World Tourism Day: On Friday 27 September, the museum will be open from 8am to 10pm and admission will be free for all visitors between 7 pm and 10 pm. On this day, the second floor restaurant will remain open as usual until 12 midnight.

European Heritage Days: On Saturday 28 September and Sunday 29 September, the museum will be open from 8 am to 8 pm and admission will be free for all visitors between 5 pm and 8 pm.

Gallery Talks – Program

Friday 27 September
“Masterpieces in the Acropolis Museum”: at 6 pm in English and at 8 pm in Greek
“Archaic Colors”: at 11 am in English and at 12 noon in Greek

Saturday 28 September & Sunday 29 September
“Masterpieces in the Acropolis Museum”: at 11:30 am in English and at 12:30 pm & 5:30 pm in Greek
“Archaic Colors”: at 1 pm in English and at 2 pm in Greek


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