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‘European Heritage Days’ in Greece: Free Admission to Museums, Sites this Weekend

Greece is celebrating European Heritage Days 2021 with free admission to museums and archaeological sites during September 25-26.

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.

New Tourism Campaign Shows War History of Central Macedonia

The war history of Thessaloniki, Serres and Kilkis is promoted through a video campaign that is running under the title “20th Century War Memorial – Central Macedonia".

All Museums in Greece Ready to Open on May 14

All museums in Greece will reopen their doors to the public on Friday, May 14, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

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.

National Gallery in Athens to Open Once Covid-19 Restrictions are Lifted

The National Gallery in Athens will open its doors to the public as soon as the epidemiological situation will allow.

Greece Extends Period for Museum Loans

A bill amendment tabled in parliament will give Greek museums the right to loan moveable art works to international entities for up to 50 years.

Athens’ Cycladic Art Museum Offers Digital Tours

The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens is offering its visitors the opportunity to experience digital tours around its permanent collections just by using their smartphone or tablet.

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.

Greece and China Discuss New Partnerships in Culture

The potential of new partnerships between Greek and Chinese museums was recently discussed during a meeting of Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni with Chinese art experts.

Greece’s ‘TicketSeller’ Shortlisted as Best Newcomer at SESA Startup Competition 2019

Greek online travel agency TicketSeller is among the finalists of the South Europe Startup Awards (SESA) competition in the “Best Newcomer” category for 2019.

Greece – US Explore Issues of Cultural Exchange

Taking action for the return of items illegally removed from Greece was highlighted during the second round of Greece - US strategic talks in Athens.

‘Tool’ Revamps Website of Greece’s National Archaeological Museum

The website of the National Archaeological Museum in Athens has a new fresh look, following its revamp by "Tool", a Greek digital marketing services company.

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.

Thebes Archaeological Museum Nominated for ‘EMYA 2018’ Award

The Archaeological Museum of Thebes, located in Greece, has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2018.

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.

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.

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.
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