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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.

WiFi at 20 Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece

Twenty of the most popular archaeological sites and museums in Greece will gradually offer wireless internet (WiFi) to visitors.

Greece Marks International Museum Day with Free Admission, Events

Museums across Greece celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 with free admission and events, in efforts to raise awareness about their significance.

New Thessaloniki Museum Body ‘MOMus’ Takes First Steps

MOMus, the new Thessaloniki Museum Body, will function as an umbrella organization that will feature unique collections, diverse art series and photo exhibits of Greek and international artists.

Greece’s New Vergina Museum in Macedonia to Open in 2017

The new Museum of Vergina in Macedonia is scheduled to open its doors to the public in 2017 with “Aigai: The first city of the Macedonians, from Hercules to Alexander the Great - In Memory of Aigai" after gaining access to EU funding.

Free Wi-Fi at Popular Archaeological Sites, Museums in Greece

Free WiFi will be available at 20 popular archaeological sites and museums in Greece, following an agreement announced between the Greek telecommunications provider OTE Group and the Culture and Sport Ministry.

Show Time for Greece’s National Museum of Contemporary Art

A former brewery, Greece’s National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) will welcome its first visitors on May 19, commemorating International Museum Day, with a series of events, exhibitions, shows and interactive happenings.

Hefty Admission Rate Hikes at Greek Museums

The Acropolis and the site of Knossos on Crete will be the costliest to get into after the Greek culture ministry recently announced admission fee hikes.

Greece’s Museums, Archaeological Sites Back to Normal on Weekends

Operations at the museums and archaeological sites in Greece are expected to be back to normal as of the first weekend of 2016.

Plato and his Philosophy Come to Life as Academy Museum Goes Digital

The Plato Academy Museum is now offering visitors to the ancient site in central Athens the chance to take a virtual tour of the grounds where the ancient Greek philosopher once made history.

All-in-one Tickets for 17 Archaeological Areas in Greece

A total of 17 areas in Greece and their main archaeological attractions have been included in a new pilot all-for-one ticketing scheme to start in April 2016, the Central Archaeological Council (CAC) announced this week.

Interest in Greek Culture Grows, Visitor Attendance Rises

Museums, theaters and archaeological sites in Greece, are attracting more visitors thanks in part to extended opening hours and lower admission fees, the culture ministry has announced.

Greece’s Modern Art Museum EMST to Open Doors at the End of 2015

Greece’s National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) opened its doors to the media for several hours on Saturday, on the occasion of International Museum Day (May 18), offering visitors a glimpse of the new addition to Greece’s art scene with Deputy Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis...

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.
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