New Acropolis Museum Wheelchair Access
The New Acropolis Museum has excellent wheelchair access. On the north side of the building on Dionysiou Areopagitou street there is a wheelchair ramp at the entrance. The museum has an elevator to visit the three floors of the museum, and each of the floors is step-free.
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The museum provides an excellent view of the Acropolis but is not nearly as interesting as the National Archaeological Museum or the Cycladic Art Museum.
Is there an accessible entrance? Yes, there is a wheelchair ramp on the north side of the museum. Based on the modern nature of the museum, I believe the entrance on the south side of the museum is probably also step-free although I did not see it myself.
Is the door push/pull, revolving, automated by a button, or motion activated? Staff that operate the metal detectors at the door can open it for you.
Where is the closest place that cars/taxis can drop-off people? At the entrance on the south side of the museum.
What are the nearby tube stations? Line 2 (St. Anthony-St. Dimitrios), disembarkation: Acropolis
What bus lines pass nearby? Lines 24, 40, 57, 103, 106, 108, 111, 126, 134, 135, 136, 137, 155, 206, 208, 227, 230, 237, 790, 856, A2, A3, A4, B2, B3 , B4, E2, E22 (Stop Disembarkation: Makrygianni)
Where is the closest disabled parking? On Mitsaion Street, west of the building
Are there cobblestones or hills leading to the entrance? There are slight cobblestones (4 star smoothness) which
What percentage of the attraction can be viewed without having to go up steps? 100%
Which parts are not accessible? All parts are handicapped accessible. There is a long ramp to get up to the upper level but there is also an elevator that you can take.
Are there loaner wheelchairs? Yes, 3 loaner wheelchairs
Is there an accessible bathroom? Yes
Is the door wide enough for a wheelchair? Yes
Are there grab bars? Yes
Is there a space to position a wheelchair next to the toilet? Yes
Are there guided tours that don’t have to go up steps? No guided tours
Does advance notice need to be given for…
…handicapped parking? No
…opening of an accessible entrance? No
…loaner wheelchairs? No
…accessible tours? No guided tours
Is there a discount for someone with a disability and/or their companion? Free for someone in a wheelchair.
Opening Hours: 8-20:00 Tuesday – Sunday
How many hours do most able-bodied tourists spend there on their first visit? Less than 1 hr
This page refers to the museum near the Acropolis. For access to the Acropolis ruins, see Disabled Access at the Acropolis
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