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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.

Acropolis Museum in TripAdvisor’s Worldwide Top 10

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, is among the top in the world, ranking sixth on the Top 10 list of TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Museums.

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).

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

A much-awaited e-ticketing and access control system has been successfully installed at selected museums and archaeological sites across Greece.

Stolen Antiquities Return to Greece from Austria

A total of 26 Greek ancient artifacts, which were illegally taken out of Greece during the German occupation, were recently returned to the country.

TripAdvisor: Acropolis Museum Among Best in the World for 2017

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is among the top in the world, ranking 8th on the list of the 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards for Museums by TripAdvisor.

Crete Unveils its History, Culture, Gastronomy to Japanese Media

Crete's local authorities and Enterprise Greece organized a familiarization trip for Japanese journalists, aiming to promote the island's culture and gastronomy.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum Honored with EMYA Special Commendation

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion on Crete was recently honored with a Special Commendation at the annual European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA).

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.

Crete Becomes Film Location for ‘Creta Divina’ Docudrama

Crete will once again take the international spotlight when the docudrama Creta Divina hits the screens in September, starring British actor Robert Powell, known for his role as Jesus in Franco Zeffirelli’s 1977 film Jesus of Nazareth.

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.

“ANEKORAMA” Summer 2014 Issue Released By ANEK Lines

Greek ferry company ANEK Lines has released its seventh corporate magazine ANEKORAMA and offers its passengers an edition full of Greece, the Aegean and the Adriatic, along with a series of travel tips and suggestions.

Greek Museums, Sites Begin To Cash In On Extended Opening Hours Scheme

The Greek Government’s decision to extend the opening hours of the country’s most popular museums and archaeological sites seems to be paying off as visitor numbers and revenue from receipts showed an impressive increase in April.

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).