x

Culture

Acropolis Museum Goes on Summer Schedule as of April 1

ATHENS – The Acropolis Museum is going on its summer schedule as of Friday (April 1), extending its opening hours into evening and keeping its terrace restaurant open to midnight every Friday and Saturday, it said on Thursday.

The museum’s hours are as follows, from April 1 to October 31:

Monday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday to Sunday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, and

Friday, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm.

The archaeological excavation beneath the Museum can be visited at the same times listed above except for Friday: Monday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm and Tuesday-Sunday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.

Tours of the excavations are available in two languages, English (Saturdays, Mondays at 11:00 am) and Greek (Saturdays, Mondays at 1:00 pm). The tour duration is 45 minutes and registration is required at the museum’s information booth, following payment of museum entrance (10 euros general admission). A maximum of 20 people are allowed per group.

Gallery talks for adults are continuing. More information is available at https://theacropolismuseum.gr/en/gallery-talks (in English).

RELATED

The Philadelphia Orchestra's home is being renamed Marian Anderson Hall in honor of the pioneering Black American contralto, a rare case of an artist's name replacing a corporation.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

NYC Officials Shutter Furniture Store Illegally Converted to House More than 40 Migrants

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City furniture store that had been illegally converted into sleeping quarters for more than 40 migrants has been shut down by city officials.

The biggest day of this year's primary campaign is approaching as 15 states, along with American Samoa, vote in contests known as Super Tuesday.

ATHENS - The issues to be addressed by Thursday's cabinet meeting also concern the government's overall effort to improve the daily life of citizens, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in his opening remarks to ministers, at the start of the meeting.

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed Thursday to fulfill Moscow’s goals in Ukraine and sternly warned the West against deeper involvement in the fighting, saying that such a move is fraught with the risk of a global nuclear conflict.

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — A strike early Thursday on a crowd of Palestinians waiting for humanitarian aid in Gaza City killed at least 70 people, bringing the death toll since the start of the Israel-Hamas war to more than 30,000, health officials said.