Free admission to Greek museums, sites on Thursday

Admission to Greece’s museums and archaeological sites is free on Thursday on the occasion of World Heritage Day.

World Heritage Day is designed to raise public awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage and the efforts that are required to protect and conserve it.

The theme for 18 April 2013 – The International Day for Monuments and Sites – is the Heritage of Education.

Several events have been organized for Thursday at the Archaeological Museum in Athens, the capital’s Epigraphical Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Patra, the archaeological site of Mystras and the Delphi Archaeological Museum.