Acropolis Museum Alternative Small Group Tour

4.3 / 5

10 reviews

Acropolis Museum Alternative Small Group Tour

From $50.62 per person

Explore the private and public lives of ancient Athenians by decoding the hidden messages contained within the artifacts they left behind, messages that reveal the secrets of their great long-vanished city. Experience an alternative guided tour in Athens.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of the world's ten best museums (according to the National Geographic)
  • Participate in enjoyable fun activities, like solving riddles, and have an entertaining yet educational experience
  • Learn about important insights from ancient Athens and about how these link to the present times
  • Explore the lives of ancient Athenians by decoding the hidden messages contained within the artifacts they left behind
  • Enjoy an experience driven by stories with a specially trained guide
Full description
The Acropolis Museum is one of the world's most important museums, filled with a vast collection of beautiful objects from thousands of years ago, world-famous for its stunning Parthenon Marbles and the excellent way they're displayed. On this tour, you'll discover that it's also home to two Athenians from the Golden Age of Athens, whose everyday lives you'll explore as you move through the exhibits. Their personal stories are hidden in the artifacts you'll encounter at the museum. Each item has a story to tell, and the meanings can be interpreted to the present day, if you can work them out by solving fun riddles, for example.  Your expert guide will be there to lead the way through the different galleries and connect the past to the present through a series of fun activities, letting you discover more about what ancient life was really like.  As you solve the riddles and take part in the activities, you'll learn about Ancient Greek history and culture. When you've finished this museum adventure, you'll know what made this ancient city so special, and understand the modern relevance of its crowning glory, the Acropolis. In the end, the ancient world will have taken on a whole new meaning for you.
Includes
  • Licensed/expert guide
  • Guided tour in the museum
  • Customized illustrated Acropolis postcard
  • Entry fees (April - October €10, November- March €5)
  • Food or drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    At the Acropolis Museum, 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, in front of the owl statue located at the main entrance.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card

    Know before you go

    • Wireless tour guide systems will be provided. Receivers are thoroughly sanitized between use and all earpieces are single-use
    • Taking photos is permitted only in specific areas of the museum
    • On the 2nd floor of the museum there is a cosy cafe with a spectacular view to the Acropolis
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 / 5

    based on 10 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.1/5
    • Service
      4.3/5
    • Organization
      4.2/5
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    Our guide, Dimitra Ignatiou, was a very knowledgeable and entertaining guide. She made the exhibits at the Acropolis Museum come alive and left us with a very clear understanding of the history and significance of the Acropolis.

    September 21, 2019

    Very interesting and informative tour

    Our knowledgable and enthusiastic guide Alexandra S made the visit very special. She was very engaging, I've learned a lot. Thank you!

    July 1, 2019

    Amazing

    June 17, 2019

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