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Acropolis Museum Celebrates August Full Moon With Free Music Performance

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is set to celebrate the August full moon on Friday, August 12, with a free music performance.

Reunification of Parthenon Marbles is ‘an International Demand’

The reunification of the Parthenon Marbles is an international demand and not a dispute between the UK and Greece, the director of the Acropolis Museum said on Tuesday. “The issue of the Parthenon Sculptures is not a dispute between the...

Acropolis Museum Marks 13th Anniversary with Half-Price Ticket

The Acropolis Museum will mark its thirteenth anniversary on Monday, June 20th by offering all visitors half-price tickets of five euros for all its exhibition areas. At 3 pm, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy music by the Woodwind...

The Secrets of the Ancient Neighborhood Beneath the Acropolis

The ancient neighborhood beneath the Acropolis Musum reveals life in ancient Athens long before the Parthenon and the sculptures on the Acropolis

The Face of Avgi, the 9,000 Year-Old Teen From Mesolithic Greece

A reconstruction of the face of Avgi, a teenager who lived in Mesolithic Greece, around 7,000 BC, stuns viewers.

Fagan Fragment Permanently Restored On Parthenon’s Frieze

The Fagan fragment became the first repatriated fragment of the Parthenon sculptures to be restored on the Parthenon frieze.

Entirety of Parthenon Frieze Featured on New Website

The entire Parthenon Frieze is now completely accessible thanks to a new website from the Acropolis Museum that shows the entire frieze, which ran along the outside of the Parthenon. The frieze was likely created by the great ancient Greek...

Acropolis Museum Loans Kore Statue, Other Artifacts to Toronto

Starting on March 12, 2022, visitors to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, can experience Kore 670 — a gift to a goddess, one of the best-preserved and most stunningly beautiful Korai statues from the Acropolis of Athens. To...

Greece Loans Statue to Italy in Return for Parthenon Gesture

Greece loaned a statue of Athena from the Acropolis Museum to the Antonino Salinas Regional Archaeological Museum in Palermo, Italy on Wednesday. The statue, which dates to between 420-400 B.C., shows the goddess leaning on her spear (which is now...

Parthenon Marbles Fragment Returns Home to the Acropolis Museum

A fragment of the Parthenon Marbles which returned from Italy to its home at the Acropolis Museum on Monday was welcomed in a special ceremony attended by PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The symbolic and practical gesture made by the autonomous region...