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Free Access Policy for Greek Sites and Museums Announced

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced its new pricing policy and discounted rates for entrance to sites and museums across Greece, effective as of November 1.

Visitor Numbers to Greek Museums Down, Revenue Up

Visitor numbers to Greek museums dropped by 5.5 percent in March compared to the same month a year ago, with revenue recording a 6.6 percent rise.

Greek Sites and Museums Get New Entrance Fees

New rates for admission to Greek archaeological sites and museums, as well as discounted rates for certain visitor categories, have been announced.

E-ticket Extends to More Greek Sites, Museums

The Greek Culture Ministry is extending its upgraded e-ticket to a number of new sites and museums across Greece, aiming to improve the overall tourist experience.

Greek Museum E-ticket Boosting Revenue

An e-ticket system implemented at 11 Greek sites and museums boosted revenues by 10.01 percent in the second half of 2018, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data.

Greek Museum Admission Fees to Rise Next Year

Admission fees to 24 of Greece’s leading museums, sites and monuments will increase next year, according to Greece's tourism and archaeological authorities.

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 Museums, Sites Closed October 11 Due to Strike

Archaeological sites and museums in Greece will remain closed on Thursday, October 11, due to a 24-hour strike announced by state guards.

Grand Opening for Ancient Greek Technology Museum Kostas Kotsanas  

The Ancient Greek Technology Museum Kostas Kotsanas, featuring over 300 exhibits or copies of ancient Greek devices and inventions, was recently inaugurated in Athens.

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).

New Archaeological Museum of Pylos Opens to the Public

The Archaeological Museum of Pylos in Messinia, which was recently relocated to the Niokastro Fortress, is now open to the public exhibiting finds from the wider region.

Greece Launches Online Ticket Service for Admission to Museums, Sites

Visitors of certain archaeological sites, monuments and museums in Athens, Crete and the Peloponnese can now buy tickets online.

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.

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.

Greek Culture Ministry to Move Ahead with Operational Reforms

The Greek Culture Ministry is set to undergo reforms and changes to its operations, aiming to invest in a future of accessible culture for all.

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.

Acropolis, National Archaeological Museum Draw in the Crowds

The Acropolis, its museum and the National Archaeological Museum in Athens are among the most visited sites in Greece, recent data showed.

Tourism Boosts Revenues at Greek Museums, Sites

Greek museums and sites generated approximately 100 million euros in revenue in 2017, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority data.

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Opens in Athens

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology - Kostas Kotsanas recently opened its doors with exciting displays of technologies made by the ancient Greeks.

Athens’ National Museum of Contemporary Art Ready for Action in 2018

The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) located in the heart of Athens, will be fully operational next year, according to director Katerina Koskina.
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