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Greek Museum and Archaeological Site Guards Announce Work Stoppages for Thursday

The archaeological sites and museums of the Prefecture of Attica will remain closed from 8 am to 11 am on Thursday, July 6, due...
Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece

Greece Celebrates Museum Day with Free Admission for the Whole Week

Greece's museums celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 with free admission to many museums and cultural events for the whole week. Cultural activities, guided...

Visits to Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites up 12.4 pct in January

Visitors to Greek museums in January 2016 posted a 12.4 percent increase, however, revenues from entrance tickets fell 1.1 pct compared to the same...

Metsovo: A Unique Destination For Wine Lovers

  Wine tourism has quickly grown in Greece, becoming a new trend among tourists who decide to spend their vacation in the country. Greece's vast variety...

Visitors, Revenues in Museums and Archaeological Sites Up in Jan-Nov 2015

Visitors to Greek museums in November 2015 increased by 4.9 percent, however, revenues from entrance tickets fell 11.9 pct compared to the same month...

A Walk Around Athens’ Lesser-Known Museums

Athens is a city of great cultural significance, with a recorded history of at least 3,400 years. The cultural heritage of the city's classical...

Visitors, Revenues to Museums and Archaeological Sites Up in Jan-Sept 2015

Visitors to Greek museums in September 2015 increased by 1.4 percent, and revenues from entrance tickets rose by 0.3 percent compared to the same...

Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Remain Closed on Weekends Due to Strike

Museum and archaeological site guards continue to strike indefinitely on weekends protesting against the new pay scales. As a result, museums, monuments and archaeological...

Greek Museum Workers Announce Continuing Weekend Strike

The Panhellenic Union of Antiquities Guards has decided to go on continuing weekend strikes in protest of a new salary system that would go...

Unified Ticket Plan Eyed for Greek Museums and Sites

The Central Archaeological Council is considering the prospect of a unified ticket regime for the country’s numerous archaeological sites, museums and monuments, with a...

Increase in Ticket Prices to Greek Archaeological Sites and Museums

Members of the Greek Central Archaeological Council approved an increase in ticket prices for archaeological sites and museums across the country. The increase will...

Visitors to Greek Museums & Archaeological Sites Increased in 2015

The number of visitors in Greek museums across the country increased by 10.1% in May 2015 according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). The agency...

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