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Different Ticket Rates for Acropolis Museum in Summer and Winter

Ticket prices for the Acropolis Museum are subject to change to 10 euros in the summer and 5 euros in winter, according to the Greek ministry of culture.

Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

The newly launched e-ticket, currently applicable at 11 popular archaeological sites and museums across Greece, is gaining ground according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP).

First E-ticket Test Run at Greek Sites on May 20

Starting May 20, and phased out in June, an e-ticketing system allowing admission to Greek museums and sites will take effect, according to the culture ministry.

E-ticket at Select Greek Museums, Sites Coming Soon

An e-ticket system offering admission to a number of Greek museums and sites will undergo test runs with officials looking to set it into force in June.

Celebrity Traveler Simon Reeve to film Greek Archaeological Spots for BBC

Celebrity traveler Simon Reeve will be on location at several Greek archaeological sites, including the Acropolis, Pnyx Hill, Mycenae, Olympia, Knossos, Crete, Delphi and at Lechaio in Corinthia, to film for his next BBC documentary.

Ministry to Launch E-ticket System for Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites

In efforts to tap into the benefits of the country’s archaeological offerings, the Greek Culture Ministry will introduce e-tickets for access to archaeological sites and enrich art and museum items sold in museum shops.

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.

Local Authorities Call for United Promotion of the Peloponnese

Uniting on all fronts, the Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO), the Region of Western Greece and the Municipality of Ancient Olympia met lest week to discuss ways to effectively promote the region.

Archaeological Site of Mycenae

Mycenae, the legendary kingdom of the Atreides, is situated upon a small hill-top on the road leading from the Argolic Gulf to the north (Corinth, Athens, etc.). The site was inhabited since the Neolithic times (about 4000 BC) but reached its peak during the Late Bronze Age...
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List Of Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites With Extended Hours

As of 1 April, 33 Greek museums and archaeological sites will extend operating hours and remain open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, until the end of the season (31 October 2014).