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See on the map how to reach Aigai.

How to reach us

Vergina is located 8 km southeast of the city of Veroia. There is a frequent public transport connection between Vergina and Veroia. Veroia is frequently and regularly connected to Thessaloniki by road and rail, and also directly connected to Athens.

Accessibility

The Royal Tombs Museum and the surrounding space are easily accessible for people with disabilities.

Museum Shop

A shop on site sells selected original copies of Greek antiquities, archaeological publications and souvenirs.

Café

A café is open during the site working hours.

Ηolidays

1 January: closed

25 March: closed

Easter Friday: 12:00 - 18:00

Easter Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00

Easter Sunday: closed

1 May: closed

Christmas, 25 December, 26 December: closed

On every election day

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 Octomber

Every first Sunday from 1 November to 31 March

Visitors entitled to free or reduced-fee admission

Visitors entitled to reduced-fee admission

Parents accompanying children on educational visits of Elementary Schools.
European Union citizens aged over 65, by showing their ID card or passport
Students of Higher Education Institutes outside the European Union

Visitors entitled to free admission

Journalists by showing their press ID
Free Admission Card holders
Members of the ICOM - ICOMOS
Youths of up to 18 years of age by showing documents to prove their age
Elementary, Middle or High school level teachers or University professors escorting students (Group admission cards granted by the Ministry of Culture)
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites in Greece by showing a certified membership card
Tour guides by showing the Ministry of Development card
Official guests of the Greek State, after approval of the Antiquities and Cultural Heritage General Director
Parents of families with at least three children, for life, with the foreseen documents
Persons accompanying blind or disabled visitors
Antiquities and fine art restorers granted with a special permission by the Ministry of Culture
Archaeological Receipts Fund (TAPA) employees, by showing their service ID card
Ministry of Culture employees, by showing their service ID card
University and Technological Educational Institutes students or students of equivalent schools of EU Member-States, by showing their student ID
Greek citizens who have active unemployment card

Persons entitled to Free Admission Cards issued for three years with renewal option

The members of the Central Councils and Local Councils of the Ministry of Culture and Sports
The members of the Board and the Directors of the Entity and private entities supervised by the Ministry of Culture
Elementary, Middle or High school level teachers or University professors both active and pensioners.
Graduates Archaeological and Historical Departments of Philosophy Faculties and Schools of Architecture
Graduates of museum studies from domestic Higher Education or equivalent schools from member-states of the E.U. as well as holders of Post Graduate and Doctoral titles in the field of museum studies
The Directors and members of the Foreign Archaeological Schools in Greece Maintainers of antiquities and works of art, Fine Arts Graduates -domestic or equivalent schools from member-states of the E.U. -
as well as holders of Post Graduate and Doctoral titles in the field of maintainance of antiquities and works of art
Retired employees of the Ministry of Culture, the Archaeological Resources Fund Receipts (TAP)
The contract employees of the Ministry of Culture, the Archaeological Resources Fund Receipts (TAP)

See also

Learn more

Archaeological articles and publications about Aigai

Great Artifacts

Great masterpieces of the art of the Macedonians through high resolution images.

Timeline

The chronicle of the Macedonian kingdom

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