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Museums and Archaeological Sites in Greece

Experience the rich and glorious history of Greece through its Cultural Heritage. Archaeological Sites, UNESCO's Monuments, Archaeological, Byzantine and Folklore Museums along with Medieval Castles await you in every corner of Greece to discover them. Here you will find all the necessary information you need to visit them.

Peloponnese
Archaeological Museum of Mycenae
Information:

The findings displayed within the Archaeological Museum of Mycenae date from the Late Bronze Age up to the Hellenistic Era and they comprise mostly of clay, metal and stone artifacts, pieces of miniature-art, gold-smithing, ivory-carving and frescos.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 8€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 4€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Open Hours:

April 1st - October 31st

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

 

November 1st - March 31st

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 15:00

 

Phone: (+30) 27510 76585

 

Get there:

The Archaeological Museum is located within the site of Mycenae, approximately 140km south of the city of Athens.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

Archaeological Museum of Nafplion
Archaeological Museum of Nafplion Greece. Holidays in Greece.
Information:

The exhibition of the Archaeological Museum of Nafplion holds findings of civilisations developed within the prefecture of Argolis, dating from the Paleolithic Era up to the Late Antiquity.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 3€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 2€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Open Hours:

April 1st - October 31st

Tuesday to Sunday 08:00 - 15:00

Monday: Closed

 

November 1st - March 31st

Tuesday to Sunday 08:00 - 15:00

Monday: Closed

 

Phone: (+30) 27520 27502

 

Get there:

The Archaeological Museum is located on the west side of Syntagma Square, in the center of the city of Nafplio.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia Greece. Discover Greece.
Information:

Olympia’s Archaeological Museum is one of the most important museums in Greece, as it presents the evolution of the sanctuary, dedicated to Zeus, which constituted the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Its permanent exhibition displays priceless findings, especially sculptures, dating from the Prehistoric times up to the Christian era.

 

Tickets:

 

Full admission: 6€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 3€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Unified ticket: Full admission: 9€, Reduced admission: 5€

The unified ticket is valid for the Archaeological Museum of Olympia and the Archaeological Site of Olympia.

 

Open Hours:

April 1st - October 31st

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

 

November 1st - March 31st

Tuesday to Sunday 07:00 - 15:00

Monday 10:00 - 17:00

 

Phone: (+30) 26240 22742

 

Get there:

The Archaeological Museum is located in the city of Olympia, 306km south of the city of Athens and in the center of the Peloponnese.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity Museum
Information:

The History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity Museum is housed in the reconstructed "Old Museum", the first museum of Olympia, and within its premises exhibits, covering chronologically the second millennium BC up to the 5th century AD are displayed. Among the most impressive exhibits are the gold rings - stamps with images of sports, athletes' common objects, and various inscriptions as well.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 2€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 1€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Open Hours:

November 1st - March 31st

Monday 10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday to Friday 08:00 - 15:00

Saturday, Sunday and National Holidays: Closed

 

Phone: (+30) 26240 29119

 

Get there:

The Museum of the History of the Olympic Games only a few minutes from Olympia city center.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

Ancient Corinth
Information:

The exhibition of the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth includes findings from the Prehistoric up to the Byzantine Times. Here, you shall view a rare Sphinx, in excellent condition, of unique beauty and style.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 6€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 3€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Open Hours:

April 1st - September 30th

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

 

October 1st - March 31st

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 15:00

 

Phone: (+30) 27410 31207

 

Get there:

To come to the Museum of Ancient Corinth you must take the exit at Ancient Corinth from the National Road Athens - Corinth, which is in the driving direction travelling towards Patras.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

Archaeological Museum of Messinia
Archaeological Museum of Messinia Greece. Holidays in Greece.
Information:

The Archaeological Museum of Messinia is divided into 4 major geographical units which follow the old geographical division of the prefecture into four provinces. These units host typical regional findings dating from the Prehistoric times up to the Byzantine era.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 3€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 2€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Open Hours:
April 1st - October 31st
Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00
 
 
November 1st - March 31st
Tuesday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00
Monday 13:30 - 20:00
 
Phone: (+30) 27210 83485

 

Get there:

The Archaeological Museum of Messinia’s is located in the heart of the historic center of Kalamata, at Benaki and Agiou Ioannou Street.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 
Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene
Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene Greece. Travel Guide of Greece.
Information:

The Museum houses exclusively findings from the excavations which have taken place in ancient Messene. Some of the most important exhibits are the statues of Hermes of Messene, of Imatioforos (wearing the imatio=garment) and of Doryforos (Spear- Bearer) of Polykleitos.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 2€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 1€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Unified ticket: Full admission: 8€, Reduced admission: 4€

The unified ticket is valid for the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene and Ancient Messene.

 

Open Hours:

April 1st - October 31st

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

 

Phone: (+30) 27240 51201

 

 

Get there:

The Museum is located 30 km from the city of Kalamata, in Ancient Messene, one of the leading cities of Greece in the Hellenistic and roman years.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities do not have easy access to the areas in the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 13/6/2015

 

The Environment Museum of Stymfalia
Information:

The exhibition of the Environment Museum of Stymfalia reveals the way Stymfalia Lake and Mount Ziria affected the agriculture and the fishery in the wider region. Worth mentioning, that the Stymfalia water basin is the southest mountainous wetland in the Balkans.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 3€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 1.50€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Open Hours:

March 1st - October 31st

Wednesday to Monday 10:00 - 18:00

Tuesday: Closed

 

November 1st - March 31st

Wednesday to Monday 10:00 - 18:00

Tuesday: Closed

 

Phone: (+30) 27470 22296

 

Get there:

The Environment Museum of Stymfalia is located at Stymfalia on a hillside just outside the eponymous lake.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

Archaeological Museum of Patra
Information:

The Archaeological Museum of Patra displays findings, dating from the Bronze Age up to the Late Roman Period, originating from the wider region of Achaia. It is divided into three great thematic sections, the Public Life, the Private Life and Necropolis. You will be stunned by the dozens of the mosaic floors, displayed within the museum.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 4€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 2€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Open Hours:

April 1st - October 31st

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

 

November 1st – March 31st

Tuesday to Sunday 08:00 - 15:00

 

Phone: (+30) 2613 616100

 

Get there:

The Archaeological Museum of Patra is located at the New National Road Patra - Athens 38-40, Patra

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

Folklore Museum of Vytina
Information:

The Folklore Museum of Vytina is housed within a stone building and displays objects and utensils of the rich local tradition.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 1€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 0.50€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Open Hours:

November 1st - March 31st

Saturday and Sunday 11:00 - 17:00

 

Phone: (+30) 27950 22566

 

Get there:

The Folklore Museum is located in the central square of the town of Vytina.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

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