Free Entrance on Acropolis Museum

On Friday, 28th October 2011, the entrance to the New Acropolis Museum will be free, from 8:00 am till 10:00 pm celebrating the Greek National Holiday of “Ohi”. Book your tour now.

The “Ohi” National Holiday celebrates the Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas’ (in power from August 4, 1936, until January 29, 1941) rejection of the ultimatum made by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini on October 28, 1940.

It is a public holiday and many parades will be held all over the country. The biggest parade will be held in Thessaloniki.

 

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