Address: 22 Vas. Sofias, 106 75 Athens
For more information: (+30) 213 213 9572, (+30) 213 213 9500.
Tuesday-Sunday: 08:00 – 15:00
For security reasons, the last visitors may enter 15' before the Museum closes.
Temporary exhibitions may have different opening hours.
Jan 1, March 25, May 1
Good Friday (open 12:00 – 17:00)
December 25 & 26
A separate ticket may apply to temporary exhibitions.
Concessions are available for:
• Participants in international conferences, following the approval of the Director General for Antiquities and Cultural Heritage;
• Participants in excursions organized by the OEE;
• Parents accompanying primary school children on educational visits;
• EU senior citizens over 65 on presentation of their passport or ID card;
• People entitled to a renewable three-year “Free Entrance Pass”.
Free entry is available to:
• Free Entrance Pass holders;
• Culture Card holders;
• ICOM-ICOMOS membership card holders;
• EU citizens in Higher or Further education on presentation of their student ID;
• Young people under 19 on presentation of their ID card;
• Schoolchildren under 19 accompanied by a teacher;
• ‘Friends of’ museums and archaeological sites around Greek on presentation of a validated membership card;
• Guides, on presentation of their Hellenic Ministry of Development ID;
• Journalists on presentation of their union cards;
• People accompanying blind visitors and people with mobility disabilities;
• Antiquity and art conservators in possession of a special Ministry of Culture pass;
• Employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, TDPEAE and TAP on presentation of their civil service ID.
The Museum is just a few metres from the Evangelismos Metro station and is a 15-minute walk from Syntagma Square.
054, 100, 203, 204, 220, 221, 224, 235, 608, 622, 732, 815, ×14, ×95, Á5, Å14 (get off at ‘Rigillis’)
250 (get off at ‘Evangelismos’)
450, 550 (get off at ‘Ethniko Idryma Ereunon’)
060, 022 (get off at ‘Loukianou’)
01 (Municipal of Kaisariani bus, get off at "Rizari")
3, 7, 8, 13 (get off at ‘Rigillis’)
10 (get off at ‘Ethniko Idryma Ereunon’)
Line 3 (get off at ‘Evangelismos’)
The Museum provides a number of free educational programmes in Greek language for groups of schoolchildren, young people, adults, and people with disabilities or special interests.
For further information or to book a visit, telephone (+30) 213 213 9507 (Monday-Friday, 09:00-15:00), email: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is a good idea for groups to contact the Museum prior to their visit: the Educational Programmes Office can be contacted on (+30) 213 213 9507 or by e-mail: email@example.com; the Communications Office is contactable on (+30) 213 213 9572 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
According to Greek law 710/77, with regard to guided tours, only professional tour guides, licensed by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism have the right to tour the museum fees.
Moreover, according to Greek law 3498/2006, only archaeologists, who are permanent staff of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and teachers can provide such a tour without any payment, following the authorization by the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage of Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Entrance to the Museum is free for people with disabilities and for people accompanying blind visitors and people with mobility disabilities.
The space housing the Museum’s permanent exhibition is accessible for people with mobility disabilities. Blind visitors can avail themselves of a tactile route.
It is a good idea for groups to contact the Museum prior to their visit: the Educational Programmes Office can be contacted on (+30) 213 213 9507 or by e-mail: email@example.com.
The Museum has one parking space reserved for people with disabilities.
Exhibits can be photographed with a hand-held camera without the use of a flash. Video cameras, tripods and flash photography are allowed when special permission has been sought and granted. For more information, call (+30) 213 213 9572 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIENDS OF THE BYZANTINE MUSEUM
The Association of the Friends of the Byzantine and Christian Museum was founded in December 2000 as a not-for-profit organization. Its key goal is to support the Museum’s activities by raising public awareness of Byzantine and post-Byzantine art and facilitating research in corresponding fields.
For more information, call Ms Maria Bitha on (+30) 213 213 9518 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.