2016 Archived News

New family backpack at the Acropolis Museum

28 October 2016

Today is a significant Greek National holiday* and to commemorate this day, the Acropolis Museum invites families with children aged 8 to 12 to discover the Parthenon Gallery with the aid of the new backpack “The Parthenon Sculptures”. Through specially designed printed material and games, children will learn about the exhibits in a creative way, while discussing with their parents the story of the sculptures. The backpack is available in Greek and in English. 


Acropolis Museum family pack 28 Oct  

On 28 October the Acropolis Museum will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. with 
free entry
, and visitors will be able to enjoy the permanent exhibition areas but
also the temporary exhibition Dodona. The oracle of sounds’.
Every Friday, visitors are able to participate the gallery talks 
held by the Museum Archaeologist-Hosts: ‘Dodona. The oracle of sounds
(at 1 p.m. in Greek and at 11 a.m. in English) and ‘A walk through the Museum
with the archaeologist
’ (at 8 p.m. in Greek and at 6 p.m. in English).     
The Museum restaurant on the second floor stays open until 12 midnight offering
special dishes based on traditional recipes and jazz live music from 8 p.m. onwards.

*28 October is the National Anniversary of Greek Independence or Ochi Day" in
celebration of Greece's refusal to yield to the powers of the Axis in 1940.