Guided tour

Athens: The New Acropolis Museum Guided Tour

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39 reviews

Athens: The New Acropolis Museum Guided Tour

From US$ 36.12 per person

Travel back in time on a 1 hour 15 minute guided tour of the New Acropolis Museum, and see artifacts from Ancient Greece at the peak of its creative influence. Marvel at the Modernist building that now houses ancient relics, and see 3D interpretations.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 75 minutes
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Discover the highlights of the New Acropolis Museum with a local guide
  • See the ruins of an ancient Athenian neighborhood
  • Marvel at votive offerings to Athena
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the ruins of the Acropolis
  • Admire the Modernist building by the architects Bernard Tschumi and Michael Photiadis
Full description
Discover relics from Ancient Greece at the peak of its creative influence in the 5th century BC, and complete your visit to the iconic Acropolis with a guided tour of the New Acropolis Museum. Designed by the architects Bernard Tschumi and Michael Photiadis, the museum is a treasure chest of artifacts formerly held in other museums, in storage, or returned from foreign collections. Marvel at the 1st floor Archaic Gallery as it is bathed in natural light. See excavations made visible through stunning glass floors. A licensed local guide will show you highlights from the museum's collection of more than 4,000 artifacts, which include votive offerings to Athena, statues of the Caryatids, and a glass atrium built in alignment with the Parthenon. Get a sense of what the city looked like in days gone by with 3D exhibits and a plexiglass floor that reveals the ruins of an ancient Athenian neighborhood.
  • Local licensed guide
  • Skip-the-line service
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fees (approximately €10 per adult/€5 concessions/€3 per child)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional and typically 10% of the service cost)
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

Your guide, holding an orange logo sign, will come meet you inside the Acropolis Museum, in front of the information desk. Please be at the meeting 15 minutes prior to tour departure time to get through the security check and also to purchase the Acropolis Museum ticket. Kindly note that this tour is a continuation of the Acropolis tour which starts earlier, so our guide will be arriving with a group from the Acropolis, holding the orange Athens Walking Tours sign.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Confirmation of your reservation will be received at the time of booking
  •  A valid Passport or ID is required to prove age and nationality when getting your entry ticket
  • Tours take place in all weather conditions, rain or shine
  • Refund Policy:
  • Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 39 reviews

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Natasha was our guide. She was informative, spoke great English and made learning about Greek history fun. She made our visit worthwhile and way more enjoyable then for us to do on our own. She not only knew her history but she answered our questions and helped us to appreciate our time even more. We are typically not museum people, so I was pleasantly surprised as to how much we learned and enjoyed this experience with Natasha.

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August 21, 2021

I really enjoyed this tour and the tour guide. It was the last part of a larger tour that the other guests had been part of. I wish that I had been a part of that full day tour which visited the Acropolis itself and other parts of the city, as I really like the tour guide.

August 8, 2019

Loved it <3

Our guide, Natasha, was fantastic. The amount of information is just enough to keep you interested, curious and not overwhelm you. Natasha delivered that perfectly - good energy, smiling, always making sure everybody has a good view of the object in question. We only booked the Museum Tour with her but hearing the other participants, going for both the Acropolis + Museum is well worth it.

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April 12, 2019

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