The Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens, the museum is situated in Athens, Greece. The museum was founded in 2003 but it did not open in its current building till June 2009, the building was designed by Bernard Tschumi and consists of three different themed levels. The museum has a collection of over 4000 objects, which consists of sculptures, sacred rocks and many other different objects that belong to and have been collected from the Acropolis of Athens.
Take the metro M2 to ‘Acropolis’ station or take the tram to the ‘Leoforos’ stop, both of which are a short walk away. You can also take the 24, 40, 57, 106, 108, 111, 136, 137, 155, 206, 208, 227 or 790 buses which stop close by.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum operates on two different opening schedules, summer and winter. The museum is open 8am-8pm daily in the summer except for Mondays when it closes earlier at 4 pm and Fridays when it closes later at 10 pm. In the winter the museum is open daily 9am-5pm except for Fridays when it closes at 10 pm and Saturdays and Sundays when it closes at 8 pm. The last admission is set for 30 minutes before closing. Admission is set at 5 euros per person. The museum has a shop and a cafe on site.