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September 21, 2015

The Acropolis Museum to ‘Reveal’ the Mysteries of Samothrace on World Tourism Day

On the occasion of European Heritage Days and World Tourism Day, celebrated in September, the Acropolis Museum in Athens will give visitors the opportunity to discover the landscapes, the people and the great archaeological exhibits of Samothrace.

On Saturday, September 26 and on Sunday, September 27, archaeologists-hosts will be available in the gallery of the temporary exhibition “Samothrace. The mysteries of the Great Gods”, between 5 pm and 8 pm, to respond to visitors’ questions.

On these days, the weekly gallery talks about Samothrace will be held as usual (participation to the gallery talks is free of charge, as is the entrance to the temporary exhibition).

Gallery Talks – Program

Friday, September 25:
“The Great Gods of Samothrace and Athena of the Acropolis”: 8 pm in Greek & 6 pm in English (for this gallery talk, the general admission fee to the museum is required).

Saturday, September 26:
“Samothrace. The mysteries of the Great Gods”: 1 pm in Greek & 11 am in English

Sunday, September 27:
“Samothrace. The mysteries of the Great Gods”: 1 pm in Greek, 11 am in English & 11 am in 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, September 26 and Sunday, September 27, the Museum will be open from 8 am to 8 pm and admission will be free for visitors between 5 pm and 8 pm.

Source: http://news.gtp.gr

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