Museum opening hours during National Elections

During the National Elections’ day, Sunday July 7, museums and archaeological sites around Greece will operate normally with the summer timetable (you may check the official webpage of the Ministry of Culture for more info on the summer operating hours of archaeological sites, here). However, there are a few exception for certain museums and sites of archaeological interest in Athens, Milos, Delos, Thessaloniki and Halkidiki that will operate under slightly altered timetable, while others will remain closed. Check the list below:

  • National Archaeological Museum (Athens) 08: 00-16: 00
  • Byzantine and Christian Museum (Athens) 08: 30-16: 00
  • Monetary Museum (Athens) 08: 30-15: 00
  • Epigraphic Museum (Athens) 08: 30-15: 00
  • Archaeological Site of Aristotle Lyceum 08: 00-16: 00
  • Canellopoulos Museum 08: 00-15: 00
  • Archaeological Site and Museum of Delos 08: 00-16: 00 (the same operating hours also apply for Saturday, July 6, and Monday, July 8, 2019)
  • Archeological site of Milos Catacombs 08: 30-16: 00
  • Archaeological Museum of Thiva 08: 00-16: 00
  • Archaeological Site of Nirou Hani 08: 00-12: 00
  • Archeological site of the Late Minoan III cemetery of Armeni 08: 30-16: 00
  • Archaeological Site of Eleftherna 08: 30-16: 00
  • Archaeological Museum of Eleftherna 08: 30-16: 00
  • Archaeological Site of Monastiraki Rethymnon 08: 30-16: 00
  • Archaeological Museum of Rethymnon 08: 30-16: 00

The following sites, monuments and museums will remain closed:

  • Galerian Complex – The Court and the Arched Hall (Thessaloniki)
  • Aggelokastro Fortress (Corfu)
  • The Tower of Ouranoupolis (Chalkidiki)

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