August 22, 2014
Greece's new Acropolis Museum opens to the public on Sunday. Here are some facts and figures about the museum.
Location: About 300-400 meters (yards) from the foot of the Acropolis hill in central Athens.
Structure: Three main levels, two intermediary levels. Constructed of reinforced concrete and steel, with glass panels.
Total area of glass panels: 1,202 square meters (12,940 square feet).
Total museum size: 23,000 square meters (250,000 square feet)
Exhibition area: 14,000 square meters (150,000 square feet).
Exhibits: About 4,000.
Opening times: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry 7:30 p.m.),
Tuesday to Sunday inclusive. Closed Mondays.
Entry price: euro1 ($1.40) until end 2009.
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