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August Full Moon: Free Cultural Events at Sites, Museums Across Greece

Greece will mark the full moon celebrations on August 22, with a number of free events at archaeological sites and museums across the country.

Culture Ministry: Summer Operating Hours for Archaeological Sites, Museums

The Ministry of Culture has announced the summer operating hours of archaeological sites and museums across Greece.

Greece Unveils Face Masks Inspired by its Cultural Heritage

Greece’s Archaeological Resources Fund has launched a collection of textile face masks featuring prints and drawings inspired by the country’s rich cultural heritage.

Renowned Museums, Sites of Crete Get Free WiFi

Visitors at four landmark archaeological sites and museums on Crete will soon be able to enjoy free WiFi offered by Cosmote.

Culture Ministry: Winter Schedule for Greek Sites, Museums

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece as of January 7, will be operating in accordance to the winter schedule, the Ministry of Culture announced.

Greek Sites, Museums Welcome More Visitors in Jan–Sep 2017

Visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites during the first nine months of 2017 increased by 17.8 percent and reached 13.5 million compared with the same period in 2016.

Greece’s Archaeological Sites, Museums Change Operating Hours

Greece’s archaeological sites and state museums, operating on extended hours, have changed their schedule in order to close by sunset.

Greece’s Archaeological Sites to Close on Friday Due to Work Stoppage

Greece’s archaeological sites and most museums will close between 12 and 4 pm on Friday, September 1, due to a work stoppage called by archaeologists.

Attica’s Archaeological Sites, Museums to Remain Closed on July 29-30

Archaeological sites and museums in Attica will remain closed on July 29 and 30 due to a 48-hour strike called by Culture Ministry employees.

Heat Wave in Greece Affects Operating Hours of Archaeological Sites

Archaeological sites across Greece will remain closed on Wednesday afternoon and for as long as temperatures exceed 39 degrees Celsius, the Culture Ministry announced.

Attica’s Archaeological Sites, Museums to Remain Closed on Thursday Morning

Archaeological sites and museums in Attica will remain closed between 8 am and 11 am on Thursday, June 6, due to a three-hour work stoppage to be held by state guards.

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Viotia & Evrytania

This week we explore Viotia and Evrytania, two regional units of Central Greece, a destination of rich contradictions and unexpected experiences.

Museums and Sites in Greece Extend Opening Hours

As of April 1, major museums and archaeological sites in Greece will be open longer, according to an announcement by the Culture Ministry.

Winter Schedule of Greek Museums and Sites Announced

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece are now operating in accordance to the winter schedule.

August Full Moon In Greece: Special Events At Museums & Sites

The August full moon will be celebrated this year with over 110 free events and late-night openings of archaeological sites and museums across Greece on Sunday 10 August.

Google’s “Street View” Map Service To Promote Greece’s Cultural Wealth

The Greek Culture Ministry will further cooperate with Google to include Greece's most popular archaeological sites and museums in the Street View map service to boost the promotion of the country's cultural wealth abroad.

Museums, Sites Will Be Closed On Greek Labor Day

On 1 May 2014, all archaeological sites, museums and monuments in Greece will be closed to the public due to Labor Day.
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Greek Museums, Sites See Increase In Visitors

Greek museums and archaeological sites saw an increase in visitation levels last May, according to the Greek statistical authority, ELSTAT.
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Greek Sites To Stay Open For Full Moon On 21 August

More than 100 archaeological sites, monuments and museums throughout Greece will remain open on the night of 21 August 2013 to celebrate the full moon.
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Greek Museums, Sites To Operate On Summertime Schedule

The most visited Greek State museums and archaeological sites will operate from 8am to 8pm, while those that attract a smaller audience will operate from 8am to 5pm, according to a recent announcement made by Deputy Culture Minister Kostas Tzavaras.
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