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Ancient Agora

Hours Agora hours are summer daily 8am-7pm; winter daily 8:30am-6pm, although it may close then as early as 2:30pm

Location Below the Acropolis at the edge of Monastiraki. (Entrance is on Adrianou, near Ayiou Philippou Sq., east of Monastiraki Sq. and on Ayiou Apostoli, the road leading down into Plaka from the Acropolis.)

Phone 210/321-0185

PriceAdmission (includes museum) 4€, or free with purchase of 12€ Acropolis ticket

Benaki Museum


Hours Mon, Wed, and Fri-Sat 9am-5pm; Thurs 9am-midnight; Sun 9am-3pm

Location At Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias, Kolonaki, 5 blocks east of Syntagma Sq

Phone 210/367-1000

Price Admission 6€; free Thursdays



Byzantine and Christian Museum


Hours Tues-Sun 9am-3pm (Wed until 9pm)

Location 22 Vasilissis Sofias Ave, Athens

Phone 210/723-1570, 210/721-1027

Price Admission 4€



Foundation of the Hellenic World


Hours Hours in flux. Check before visiting

Location 254 Pireos, Tavros (near Kallithea Metro station)

Phone 210/483-5300

Price Free admission



Greek Folk Art Museum


Hours

Location 17 Kidathineon, Plaka

Phone 210/322-9031

Price Admission 2€



Hadrian's Arch


Hours Summer daily 8am-7pm; winter daily 8:30am-6pm, though it may close as early as 2:30pm

Location On Leoforos Amalias, near Temple of Olympian Zeus, easily seen from the street

Price Free admission



Ilias LALAoUNIS Jewelry Museum


City Discovery Partner Site


HoursMon and Thurs-Sat 9am-4pm; Wed 9am-9pm (free after 3pm); Sun 10am-4pm

Location 12 Kalisperi, At Karyatidon

Phone 210/922-1044

PriceAdmission 4€



Jewish Museum


Hours Mon-Fri 9am-2:30pm; Sun 10am-2pm

Location 39 Nikis,very close from Syntagma Sq

Phone 210/322-5582

Price Admission 3€



Kaisariani Monastery


Hours Tues-Sun 8:30am-3pm; often later in summer

Location Kaisariani

Phone 210/723-6619

Price Admission 4€



Kanellopoulos Museum


Hours Tues-Sun 8:30am-3pm

Location Theorias and Panos, Plaka

Phone 210/321-2313

Price Admission 2€



Kerameikos Cemetery


Hours Usually open in summer Tues-Sun 8am-7pm; winter Tues-Sun 8:30am-6pm, although in winter it may close as early as 2:30pm

Location 148 Ermou, Athens

Phone 210/346-3553

Price Admission 2€, or free with purchase of 12€ Acropolis ticket



Marathon Battlefield & Burial Mound


Hours Museum and battle site Tues-Sun 8:30am-3pm; often later in summer

LocationMarathonas

Phone 0294/55-155

Price Admission of 3€, includes both the mound and museum



Monastery of Daphni


HoursDaily (except major holidays) 8:30am-2:45pm

LocationDaphni

Phone 210/581-1558

Price Admission 3€



Museum of Popular Greek Musical Instruments


HoursTues and Thurs-Sun 10am-2pm; Wed noon-6pm

Location 1-3 Diogenous, Athens(close to the Tower of the Winds)

Phone 210/325-0198

Price Free admission



N. P. Goulandris Foundation Museum of Cycladic Art


Hours Mon and Wed-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 10am-3pm

Location4 Neophytou Douka, close to Syntagma

Phone 210/722-8321

Price Admission 4€



National Archaeological Museum


HoursMon 12:30-5pm; Tues-Fri 8am-5pm; Sat-Sun and holidays 8:30am-3pm.

Location 44 Patission, Athens

Phone 210/821-7724

Price Admission 6€



National Gallery


Hours Mon and Wed-Sat 9am-3pm; Sun 10am-2pm. Sometimes open Mon and Wed 6-9pm during special exhibits

Location 50 Vasileos Konstantinou, Athens

Phone 210/723-5857

Price Admission 6€



Numismatic Museum


Hours 12 Panepistimiou, Athens

Location Tues-Sun 8am-2:30pm

Phone 210/364-3774

Price Admission 3€



Roman Agora


Hours Usually summer Tues-Sun 8am-7pm; winter Tues-Sun 8:30am-6pm,

Location Enter from corner of Pelopida and Aiolou

Price Admission 2€ or free with 12€ Acropolis ticket



Sanctuary of Artemis


HoursTues-Sun 8:30am-3pm in winter; often later in summer

Location Vraona

Phone 22990/27-020

Price Site and museum admission 4€



Sanctuary of Eleusis


Hours Tues-Sun 8:30am-3pm; often open later in summer

Location Elefsina

Phone 210/554-6019

Price Admission 3€



Temple of Olympian Zeus (Olympieion)


Hours Summer Tues-Sun 8am-7pm; winter Tues-Sun 8:30am-6pm. In winter it may close as early as 2:30pm

Location At Leoforos Vas. Olgas and Amalias, easily seen from the street

Phone 210/922-6330

Price Admission 2€



Temple of Poseidon


Hours Daily 10am-sunset (sometimes in summer 8am-sunset)

Location Cape Sounion

Phone 22920/39-363

Price Admission 4€



The Acropolis


Hours Acropolis hours are summer daily 8am-7pm; winter daily 8:30am-6pm or as early as 2:30pm

Location Dionissiou Areopagitou. Ticket booth, small post office, and snack bar are located slightly below the Acropolis entrance

Phone 210/321-0219

Price Admission 12€ adults. Free Sundays. Ticket, valid for 1 week, includes admission to the Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, Ancient Agora, Theater of Dionysos, Karameikos Cemetery, Roman Forum, Tower of the Winds, and Temple of Olympian Zeus.



The Athens City Museum


Hours Mon, Wed, and Fri-Sat 9am-1:30pm. Possible Sunday openings

Location Klathmonos Sq., off Stadiou Str.

Phone 210/323-0168

Price Admission 2€



The New Acropolis Museum


HoursTuesday to Sunday: 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.Monday: Closed

Location15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street

Phone 210 9000900

Price Admission fee: 5 euros



Theater of Dionysos & Odeion (Odeum) of Herodes Atticus

HoursSummer Tues-Sun 8am-7pm; winter Tues-Sun 8:30am-6pm, although it may close as early as 2:30pm.

Location Dionissiou Areopagitou, on the south slope of the Acropolis

Phone 210/322-4625

Price Admission 2€ for both monuments; free with purchase of 12€ Acropolis ticket



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