The archaeological museums are open in line with health security protocols in order to limit the spread of Covid-19
Archaeological Museum of Milos
The Archaeological Museum of Milos is housed in a neoclassical building of 1870, designed by Ernst Ziller. The museum’s exhibits date from the Neolithic period until Late Antiquity and have been aggregated from the important Prehistoric settlement of Fylakopi in their majority, as well as from other sites of the island. Among the exhibits, a modern replica of the Aphrodite of Milos stands out, with the original statue, currently on display in the Louvre Museum, dating back to the 1st century BC.
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From 1/11 until 31/3
08:30 – 15:30, Tuesday and Thursday closed
In the winter season all visitors are entitled to a reduced ticket.
From 1/4 until 31/10
08:30 - 15:30 Monday, Wednesday, Friday-Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday closed
The majority of museums and collections are closed on Tuesdays. In the winter season (November - March) the opening hours are from 08:30 - 15:30 (09:00 - 16:00 for the major ones) and are extended during the summer ( April - October ). The last admission is 20΄ before closing time. Adjustments or changes to the opening hours and days are announced at the Ministry of Culture and Sports website (
). For further information and confirmation please call the Museum before your visit.
Museums are closed on the following holidays:
1 January, 25 March, Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday, 1 May, 25 & 26 December
Museums are open on the following holidays:
6 January, Clean Monday, Greek Orthodox Easter Monday, Holy Spirit Monday, 15 August, 28 October.
In the Good Friday and Saturday the opening hours diversify.For further information and confirmation please call or visit the museum's website.
Valid tickets (full and reduced) needed for admission. In some cases there is a special ticket package for museums and archaeological sites within the same area. From the 1st of November till 31st of March
a reduced rate for single-use tickets is valid for all visitors
Free of charge for all visitors (without fee payment), on the following dates:
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri), 18 April (International Monuments Day), 18 May (International Museums Day), the last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days), 28 October (National Holiday), and every first Sunday of each month from November 1st until March 31st