Museums reopen on May 14

Acropolis Museum Athens

Greece’s gradual reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic ahead of the tourism season includes Greek museums as of May 14 and open-air cinemas as of May 21, Deputy Minister for Civil Protection & Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias said on Friday.

The minister also said live outdoor performances will resume on May 28.

All reopening’s are accompanied by restrictions in the numbers of people attending and in capacity, such as summer cinemas (75% capacity maximum).

Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens | Why Athens
Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens.

Hardalias also reiterated previously announced reopening’s, such as kindergartens, primary schools, high school grades 7-9, and college examinations (the latter two for 12th graders only), all of which restart on Monday.

Nursery schools and music schools will reopen on May 17.

Administrative courts will resume their duties on May 10, along with some departments of civil and criminal courts.

Hand-on workshops and lab classes at private colleges will restart on May 17, together with adult education schools, while fee-based beaches are to reopen on Saturday, the minister also reminded the public.

Greece also opens to all tourists on May 15 who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a negative test no older than 72 hours on arrival.

READ MORE: Summer hours of museums and archaeological sites in Greece.

 

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