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Acropolis Museum Presents Portrait of Emperor Hadrian

The Acropolis Museum is honoring the anniversary of the 1900 years since the ascent to the throne of Emperor Hadrian, a friend and benefactor of Athens.

Acropolis Museum Invites Families to Discover Parthenon Gallery on October 28

On the occasion of the Greek national holiday on Friday, October 28, the Acropolis Museum is inviting families with kids from 8 to 12 years old to discover the Parthenon Gallery with the aid of the new backpack “The Parthenon Sculptures”.

Visitor Numbers at Greek Museums Drop in June

The number of visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites dropped by 7.5 percent and revenue by 0.1 percent in June this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

TripAdvisor Ranks Acropolis Museum Among Best in World and Europe

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, is the ninth best in the world and fifth best in Europe, according to travel website TripAdvisor’s annual Travelers’ Choice awards for museums.

Full Moon Musical Evenings at the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum has announced that it will celebrate this year’s August Full Moon with special musical evenings.

Free August Full Moon Events Across Greece to Mesmerize

Not one or two but four days of free full moon fun are in store for visitors and locals across Greece in celebration of the August full moon on Thursday, with dozens of archaeological sites and museums including Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus, Cape Sounion, the castle town of...

New Digital Classroom @Acropolis Museum Makes Learning Fun

The Acropolis Museum now takes pride in its new digital classroom - the first of its kind in Greece - complete with the latest in technology to make learning fun and effective presented at a special ceremony last week.

Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Reaching Final Destination in Greece: Panathenian Stadium

After traveling Greece for six days, the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch arrived on Tuesday at the Acropolis in Athens.

Russia… Meet Greece: Cross-year Events Kick Off

The series of parallel events for the “Cross-year Greece and Russia” festivities are set to take place in Moscow, St Petersburg and other Russian cities, as well as across Greece, and will include exchange of art and archaeology exhibits and conferences as well as cultural and...

Gucci Social Media Campaign Slammed for ‘Artistic Vandalism’ of Parthenon Sculptures

The Club for UNESCO of Piraeus & Islands has slammed Gucci's Instagram project #Guccigram for "humiliating" the Parthenon sculptures.

‘Athens is the Grandest Open-air University in the World’

UK’s The Daily Mail declares the Greek capital the ideal travel destination to bring ancient history lessons to life.

UN for Rightful Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The Parthenon Marbles should rightfully be returned to Greece, according to a decision by the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.

Greece Shifts Strategy for Return of Parthenon Marbles

The Greek government has changed plans in its quest for the return of the Parthenon Marbles after the country’s culture minister said on Tuesday, that a diplomatic campaign would be launched instead to negotiate with the British Museum.

The Acropolis Museum to ‘Reveal’ the Mysteries of Samothrace on World Tourism Day

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, the Acropolis Museum will give visitors the opportunity to discover the landscapes, the people and the great archaeological exhibits of Samothrace.

Acropolis Museum Winner in 2015 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards for Museums

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, has been honored this year as part of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for museums around the globe, ranking as the 11th on the list of top 25 museums in the world and 8th top museum in Europe.

August 15 Holiday: Tips on What to do in Athens While Greece Celebrates

Mid-August is a great time for residents and visitors to be in Athens city center as it is less crowded, there are no traffic jams and it is more quiet than usual. This may just be the best time to go out and really explore Athens center and Attica!

August Full Moon Greek Style with Sites, Museums Open to All

A total of 140 events across dozens of archaeological sites, museums and main attractions in Greece, from Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus and Cape Sounion to the Theopetra Caves, the castle town of Mystras and the once sacred island of Delos, will welcome the full moon on August...

Acropolis Museum Celebrates Six Years with Impressive Samothrace Show

As part of celebrations for its sixth birthday, the Acropolis Museum will launch a series of exhibitions featuring archaeological treasures from small museums across Greece, with “Samothrace - The Mysteries of the Great Gods” launching the festivities on June 20.

Ryanair Dubbed ‘Second Largest Carrier’ at Athens Airport

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair recently celebrated its first year of operations in Athens and was announced as the second largest carrier based at Athens International Airport.

Free Admission at the Acropolis Museum on March 25

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday on Wednesday March 25, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has announced free admission and access to special events.