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E-ticketing System Ready to Operate at Greek Museums, Sites

Ancient Messini. Photo © elgreko / Shutterstock

Ancient Messini. Photo © elgreko / Shutterstock

A much-awaited e-ticketing and access control system has been successfully installed at selected archaeological sites and museums across Greece, the culture ministry announced on Monday.

Acropolis, Athens Photo: GTP

The museums and sites included in the pilot scheme are the Acropolis and the archaeological sites of Athens’ historic center; the archaeological site of Knossos; the Heraklion Archeological Museum and the archaeological area and museum of Ancient Messini.

“The system has been operating on a pilot scheme and successfully handled traffic during peak hours at all sites,” the announcement said.

Moreover, an online service for the purchase of e-tickets will be in operation by the end of the week.

The project is being funded by the National Bank of Greece and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

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