OVER 500,000 VISITED THE NEW ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

Over 500,000 people visited new building in last two months

More than half a million people have visited the Acropolis Museum since it opened to the public just over two months ago, the museum's management said yesterday. More specifically, a total of 523,540 visitors have viewed the museum's exhibits since June 20. Of these, 60 percent are foreign visitors, museum officials said. During the same two-month period, 409,000 hits by different users from 180 countries were recorded by the museum's website, www.theacropolismuseum.gr.