VISIT
GENERAL INFORMATION

HOW TO REACH US

Veria is located 72km southwest of the city of Thessaloniki. It is regularly connected to Thessaloniki by road and rail (KTEL, OSE), and also directly connected to Athens.

See on the map how to reach.

OPEN HOURS & TICKETS

Tuesday

12:00 - 20:00

Monday, Wednesday to Sunday

08:00 - 20:00


Full fee: €3

Reduced fee: €2

(From November 1st to March each year, reduced price is valid for all visitors -single tickets only).

Combined ticket (3 - days ticket): 

Archaeological Site and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai, Archaeological Museum of Veria and Byzantine Museum of Veria €15 

(Only for the period:  1st  April  to  31th October)

HOLIDAYS

1 January: closed

25 March: closed

Good Friday: 12:00-17:00

Holy Saturday: 08:30-15:30

Easter Sunday: closed

1 May: closed

Christmas, 25 & 26 December: closed

FREE ADMISSION DAYS

6 March - Melina Mercouri Day

18 April - International Monuments Day

18 May - International Museums Day

On the last weekend of September (European Cultural Heritage Days)

28 October - National Anniversary Day

Every first Sunday from 1st November to 31st March

PERSONS ENTITLED TO FREE ENTRY
  • Children and young people up to 25 years of age from Member States of the European Union, displaying their identity card or passport to confirm their age and country of origin.
  • Children up to 5 years of age from countries outside the European Union, showing their passport to confirm their age and country of origin.
  • Persons above 25 years old in secondary schools (evening schools, Second Chance Schools, EPAL) and vocational schools (EPAS OAED) of European Union and European Economic Area Member States, by demonstrating a certificate of attendance in which the duration of validity will be included.
  • Accompanying teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of the first, second and third levels from Member States of the European Union and European Economic Area.
  • Persons with disabilities and one of their companions (the latter provided that the said persons have a disability of more than 80%), regardless of country of origin, by displaying their police ID or passport and an EFK Disability Certificate. (Resolution of the Disability Certification Center - KEPA) for residents of the country or similar certificate from a relevant competent foreign body.
  • Card holders of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and of the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), displaying their ID or passport and the ICOM / ICOMOS membership card in force.
  • Specialist scientists licensed for the purpose of photographing, studying, drawing or publishing antiquities by demonstrating the relevant authorization.
  • Journalists, with the demonstration of journalistic identity, in force.
  • Holders of a Free Entry Card, by displaying it.
PERSONS ENTITLED TO REDUCED ADMISSION

Persons entitled to reduced admission from 1 April to 31 October:

  • Children and young people aged 6 to 25 from countries outside the European Union, showing their passport to confirm their age and country of origin.
  • Greek citizens and citizens of the other Member States of the European Union and of the European Economic Area over 65 years of age, displaying their police identity or passport to confirm their age and country of origin.
  • Accompanying parents to educational visits of first level schools from Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area.
  • Accompanying teachers on educational visits of schools and institutions of the first, second and third grades from countries outside the European Union.

Persons entitled to reduced entry from 1 November to 31 March:

All visitors

PERSONS ENTITLED TO A THREE-YEAR FREE ENTRY FORM WITH THE RIGTH TO RENEW
  • Active Directors and members of the Foreign Archeological Schools in Greece
  • Graduates of the Historical and Archaeological Departments of the Philosophical Schools, as well as the Schools of Architecture, the Schools of Fine Arts, the Schools of Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art, including the Conservation Technicians of Antiquities and Works of Art, domestic or from Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area, as well as holders of postgraduate and doctoral degrees in these schools
  • Museum Studies' graduates and those from Schools and Departments of Cultural Management of the Higher Education Institutions, domestic or from equivalent Schools of the Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area, as well as holders of postgraduate and doctoral degrees