An Afternoon Visit to the Acropolis Museum and the Acropolis
This tour starts at 01:45 pm The tour begins Inside the Acropolis Museum,where some of the most important artifacts of Greek antiquity are displayed!
The Acropolis Museum is the definite must for everybody visiting the city and the best way to complete the archaeological guided tour to the Acropolis of Athens. The Acropolis Museum was designed by Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi in co-operation with the Greek architect Michalis Photiadis. Its unique design has incorporated the excavations which are visible under stunning glass floors!
The Acropolis masterpieces are marked out and given the prominence they deserve through the ideal interior atmosphere conditions, the natural lighting, as well as easy visitor access, panoramic views and excellent layout of the exhibition areas. It exhibits about 4,000 artifacts.
The Acropolis the landmark of Greece!
You will enter the Acropolis from the south slope so as to avoid the crowds and also to visit the Dionysus sanctuary and Dionysus Theatre built in the 5th century BC. As you begin to ascend the sacred hill a breathtaking view of the city below will unfold. Your guide will give you a detailed explanation of the glorious monuments of the Acropolis such as, the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, the Nike Temple, the Agrippa Monument and the surrounding monuments such as the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Observatory as well as the Philopappos, Mars Hill, and Pnyx Hill.
The tour ends on the Acropolis where you can stay as long as you like to enjoy the views and to take your pictures
On the way to the Acropolis and before you start the guided tour of the Archaeological site, at about 3:30 pm, you will have time to get a sandwich or a drink.
The tour ends at the Acropolis at about 5:00 pm
The meeting point is inside the Acropolis Museum, in front of the info desk next to the cashier, where the Acropolis Museum tickets are issued. Your guide will be waiting there for you holding in his/her hands the orange colored Athens Walking Tours sign. Your guide will help you or will purchase the tickets for you depending on the traffic so that you skip the lines. Please make sure that you get there at 1:30 pm because this tour starts at 1:45 pm.
Adults: 49 €
Students: 45 €
(please hold your valid ID card)
Teenagers (12-17 yrs): 45 €
Children (6-11 yrs): 20 €
Infants (0-5 yrs): FREE
Entrance tickets (25 € / adult) are not included
in the tour's fee. Teenagers and children are entitled to reduced tickets (please see Entrance Fees' section).
We usually buy the tickets for you in advance, in order not to line up. Please make sure you have enough cash (euros) with you to purchase the tickets.
- Discount Code for Second Tour (SNDT): 5% discount for booking a second tour
- Discount Code for Families & Groups (FMD): 5% discount to families/groups with 4 or more paying members
- Discount Code for Groups with Second Tour (SNDT+4): 10% discount to families or groups (4 or more paying members) booking more than one tours
For more information on discounts & special rates please read the FAQ ABOUT AWT
- Entrance fees
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Food and beverages
- Gratuities (gratuity rates in Greece are around 10% of service cost)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- The tours do not take place on the following public Holidays: January 1st - New Year's Day, March 25th - National Holiday, April 14th - Greek Orthodox Good Friday (before 12:00), Αpril 16th - Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday, May 1st - Labor Day, October 28th - National Holiday, December 25th & 26th - Christmas
- Our tours take place in all weather, rain or shine.
Admission fees for all places we visit during the Just the Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour (Parthenon, Nike temple, Propylea, Erechtheion, Dionysus Theatre and Acropolis Museum) are not included
in the tour's price.Entrance Ticket Prices
From November 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017
Reduced prices will apply; for more information on discounts and Entrance Fees to the Archaeological Sites and Museums please click here
We usually buy the tickets for you in advance, in order not to line up. Please make sure that you have enough cash (euros) with you to purchase the tickets.
Prices of the entrance tickets are subject to changes without prior notice.When is the Entrance to the Athens Acropolis Free?When is the Entrance to the Acropolis Museum Free?
When is the Acropolis Open?When is the Acropolis Closed?When is the Acropolis Museum Open?When is the Acropolis Museum Closed?
We have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of all information but opening times might change without any prior notification. We assume no responsibility for changes or errors. Please call Acropolis Archaeological site to confirm at +30 210-3214172.