Greece celebrates International Museum Day 2019 with free entry 2

On the occasion marking the celebration of International Museum Day, today, Saturday, May 18, museums across Greece are offering free admission and a number of cultural events under the theme “Museums as cultural hubs: The future of tradition.”

Holiday makers are encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity to explore Greece’s cultural legacy across its museums, which cover every period of human history and development.

International Museum Day was established in 1977 by the International Council of Museums (ICOM), the aim of International Museum Day is to raise awareness on the fact that museums are an important means of cultural exchange. In 2017, more than 36,000 museums participated in the event in some 157 countries.

This year’s theme focuses on the role of museums in society and for a complete list of all the museums in Greece offering free admission, check here.