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August 2021 Full Moon at the Acropolis Museum

Photo © Acropolis Museum / Giorgos Vitsaropoulos

Photo © Acropolis Museum / Giorgos Vitsaropoulos

The Acropolis Museum in Athens has announced a special weekend on the occasion of this year’s August Full Moon on Sunday, August 22.

According to an announcement, the Acropolis Museum will offer to its visitors the opportunity to enjoy its exhibits as follows:

Saturday, August 21 – The museum exhibition areas will remain open from 8am to 8pm 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.

Sunday, August 22  – On Sunday 22 August 2021, the museum exhibition areas will remain open from 8am to 10pm. 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 p.m. (2 simultaneous talks)
Greek: 8 p.m. (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 euros).

Morning Saturday and Sunday gallery talks will be held at the museum as usual. More information: https://theacropolismuseum.gr/en/gallery-talks

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