Plan your visit

Due to technical works, the museum will remain closed from November 16 to December 12, 2022.

Admission

€3,00 General admission
€2,00 Reduced admission

 

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission fee:

  1. Non-EU residents aged 6-25.
  2. EU and EEA residents aged over 65
  3. Accompanying parents of EU and EEA primary school visits.
  4. Accompanying teachers of visits from non-EU primary and secondary schools and other educational institutions.

Αccording to the common ministerial decision, which was published in the Official Government Gazette 2666/Β/1-7-2019, from November 1 to March 31, the reduced fee applies to all visitors.

The following visitors are entitled to free admission, upon presentation of identity card:

  1. EU residents aged up to 25.
  2. Non-EU residents aged up to 5.
  3. Young people over the age of 25 in secondary education and vocational schools in the EU and EEA Member States.
  4. Members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).
  5. Accompanying teachers of visits from primary and secondary schools and higher education institutions in the EU and the EEA.
  6. Those qualifying for Social Solidarity Income (K.E.A.) and their dependents.
  7. Domestic unemployment card holders.
  8. People with disabilities and an accompanying person (the latter if the disabled person has a disability of more than 80%), regardless of country of origin.
  9. Greek parents of many children, three-child families and single-parent families up to the age of 25 of the children or regardless of age if they have a disability.
  10. Refugees, Greek citizens serving in the military, Greek Olympic victors, tour guides, journalists and holders of a Free Admission Card.
  11. Official guests of the Greek State at the request of the competent Ministry.
  12. Members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).
  13. Members of the Associations of Friends of Archaeological Sites and Museums, which belong to the State and are managed by the Ministry of Culture.
  14. Employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Hellenic Organization of Cultural Resources Development, the Acropolis Museum.
  15. Academics licensed to photograph, study, design or publish antiquities.
  16. Members of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece and the Society of Greek Art Historians.

Free admission for everyone on:

Every first Sunday of the month, from 1 November – 31 March

6 March (Melina Mercouri Memorial Day)

25 March (National Holiday)

18 May (International Museum Day)

The last weekend in September (European Heritage Days)

28 October (Bank Holiday)

How to get here

In the centre of Athens, CAMU is part of a larger, open museum. From one of Athens’ best-known pedestrian boulevards, Dionysiou Arepagitou, which tracks the southern slope of the Acropolis, a short walk up Theorias Street leads to CAMU, in the corner of Theorias and Panos streets.

Closest stations:

Line 1 (Green): Thissio

Line 2 (Red): Acropoli (exit: Makrigianni / D. Aeropagitou)

Line 3 (Blue): Monastiraki (exit: Monastiraki Square)

Closest bus stops:

Line 230: Acropoli (end of line)

Lines 025, 026, 027: Mitropoli

The Canellopoulos Museum is not accessible by car.

There are a number of car parks near the Museum (Tripodon, Flessa, Ag. Vlachou and Patrou streets).

Opening Hours

Due to technical works, the museum will remain closed from November 16 to December 12, 2022.

 

Closed: 1 January, Orthodox Easter Sunday, 1 May, 25 & 26 December

Reduced Christmas hours: On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve (24 & 31 December), the Museum is open from 9 am to 3 pm.

Reduced Easter Hours: On Orthodox Good Friday, the Museum is open from 12 noon to 4 pm; on Orthodox Holy Saturday, from 9 am to 3 pm.

Free admission days: 6 March (Melina Mercouri Day), 25 March (National holiday), 18 May (International Day of Museums), 28 October (National holiday), first Sunday of the month from 1 November to 31 March, last weekend of September (European Heritage Days).