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Female head, which probably depicts the Great Mother. 3rd - 1st cent. BC. © Acropolis Museum. Photo Socrates Mavromatis
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by Archaeology Newsroom

Gallery talks at the Acropolis Museum

On the occasion of the European Heritage Days

On the occasion of European Heritage Days and World Tourism Day, the Acropolis Museum will give visitors the opportunity to discover the landscapes, the people and the great archaeological exhibits of Samothrace, together with the Museum’s Archaeologist-Hosts. On Saturday 26 September and on Sunday 27 September 2015, Archaeologist – Hosts will be available in the gallery of the temporary exhibition “Samothrace. The mysteries of the Great Gods”, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., in order to respond to visitor questions. On these days weekly gallery talks about Samothrace will be held as usual by Museum Archaeologist-Hosts (participation to the gallery talks is free of charge, as is the entrance to the temporary exhibition).

Gallery Talks – Program

Friday 25 September

“The Great Gods of Samothrace and Athena of the Acropolis”: 8 p.m. Greek & 6 p.m. English (for this gallery talk the general admission fee to the Museum is required).

Saturday 26 September

“Samothrace. The mysteries of the Great Gods”: 1 p.m. Greek & 11 a.m. English

Sunday 27 September

“Samothrace. The mysteries of the Great Gods”: 1 p.m. Greek, 11 a.m. English & 11 a.m. French

Participation is limited to 40 visitors per session on a first-served basis. For registration details, please refer to the Museum Information Desk.

On Saturday 26 September and on Sunday 26 September the Museum will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and admission will be free for visitors between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.