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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 pilot program set to commence on April 1, 2016. CAC’s members unanimously approved relevant proposals for...

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 be implemented as of January 1, 2016 noted the council. Starting in 2016, the ticket to visit...

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 noted that there was a 9.3% increase in the number of visitors to archaeological sites...

Events in Archaeological Sites and Museums for August Full Moon

More than 140 events will take place in various Greek archaeological sites, museums and monuments on the occasion of the 2015 August full moon, on Saturday, August 29. The events will vary from musical and theatrical performances, to shadow...

Increased Visitors in Greek Museums

The number of visitors in Greek museums has increased 27.7% in June 2014, while revenues went up 30.1%. An increase of 20.2% was recorded in the number of visitors during the period from January to June and a 26.6% increase in revenue compared to the...

Museum Guards Threaten to Cancel August Full Moon Events

In 2010 the association of Greek museum guards agreed to work on the night of August Full Moon in order to allow Greeks and the thousands of tourists to admire the view of the biggest full moon in the night...

Samaras: 33 Greek Museums To Open 8-8 During Summer

“I would like to announce today an initiative that was a personal goal of mine since I was Minister of Culture and I want to thank the current minister for continuing this initiative. I'm talking about something that should...

Extended Hours for Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites

According to travel agents, more than 18.5 million tourists are expected to visit Greece this year, so the Greek Ministry of Culture has decided to extend the opening hours of 33 major museums and archaeological sites from April until...

Greece Celebrates International Museum Day on May 18

The Secretariat General of Culture of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs in cooperation with the International Council of Museums branch in Greece presented the program of celebrating events on the occasion of the International Museum Day...

Greece's Museums Losing Visitors, Money

Beset by strikes amid constant protests and riots over austerity measures in 2012, Greece's museums saw a 2.8 percent drop in visitors, and a decline in revenues of 18.4 percent, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). That was partially...