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Tecnoparco Archimede

Address: Via Giuseppe Agnello 26, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 (0)931 758807
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Ranked #340 of 1,763 things to do in Syracuse
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Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Vienna, Austria
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129 reviews 129 reviews
18 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

Poorly advertised from the main road one has to walk all the way to the gate just to find out that from the 15th of September till the 14th of March they only open upon previous phone arrangement. Waste of time?

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Manchester England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We much preferred this to this overpriced Arkemedeion in the middle of town. This is a lovely little place to visit. Combine it with theatre or the archeological park. It was good to see the great man's inventions on a more realistic scale.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I always associate Archimedes with buoyancy, pumps and pi, I was much less familiar with the rest of his work. Though this is not in any way a formal museum or an academic endeavour, the models are interesting and informative and I found it well worth a stroll through.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

We stumbled upon this new private museum quite by accident and would not have missed it for the world! It succeeds in making the science and theories of Archimedes come alive. It is filled with hands on exhibits with signage in english as well as italian. Our teenage boys loved it and so did we!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Has some exhibits there, but nothing really special. Definitely not worth the cost of admission and not worth the time to get there. You get a map of the site when you go into the Greek theatre area and appears that this park may be part of the area covered in the Archeological Park, but it is not and price... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

If you're exiting the main Archaeological Park, it may be worth your while to visit here also. Don't make a special trip from Ortygia to see it. If the information materials were in English and properly explained, you'd wizz through the entire place in 15 minutes. But they are not. And the owner does not speak English. He speaks broken... More 

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