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Tecnoparco Archimede

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Address: Viale Giuseppe Agnello 26, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 (0)931 758807
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Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Great concept but v poor translation for non Italian visitors

Great place but no written explanations in any language, no pamphlet, and tours only provided for Italians - English version of electronic guide v obscure and left us none the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Anna M
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

6 euros entry. This well advertised park is run down and some of the exhibits were non functioning or broken. It takes no more than 15 minutes to walk around with the information on the iPad provided difficult to hear and losing a lot in translation. It could be so much better as it is an interesting idea. The Leonardo... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place but no written explanations in any language, no pamphlet, and tours only provided for Italians - English version of electronic guide v obscure and left us none the wiser rendering us completely bemused by what we were seeing and trying to work out how to use the various fascinating models - almost crushed by reproduction pulleys and ballistas....... More 

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1 Thank Anna M
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3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Even though there are a lot of good reviews of the place her on TripAdvisor, the place is not worth a visit. My dad and i went there but was disappointed. The machine were in a bad state, there were no sigs telling you about it and it was so small. Not worth the 6€ they charge.

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Thank Emil D
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

A very understanding and well explained look at the Archimedes's inventions with actual working models demonstrate by our guide who by the way was very good Worth a visit

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Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Unless you are a super geek this is not really going to float your boat. It's small and relevant but you do need to go out of your way to see it and I can't say you'll spend your time wisely if you do. You're better off going to see a puppet show.

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1 Thank Vee33Mag
Turku, Finland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The fact that we could just walk around the park by ourselves and take a closer look to the objects without a rush was simply great. You could also touch and take pictures of objects! After the tour the staff gave more details about the park and were extremely generous. Remember to ask for a good restaurant! Definitely worth a... More 

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Munich, Germany
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111 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

they want 6 € for this very small park. three people would cost 12 €... its really very small, but it might be interesting for kids. At the end they try to sell you their Archimedis game. People there were friendly, but its absolutely overprized...

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Thank JMichelCM
Rugby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is the funniest attraction I have ever seen.....well it would be funny if it didn't cost €6 each for entry. This is a sad place, full of broken 'exhibits'....half look like a school project and the whole place is unloved and uncared for. You're given an A4 booklet to read but it's difficult to match the correct page up... More 

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4 Thank Annie C
Cinzia V, Proprietario at Tecnoparco Archimede, responded to this review
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Egr. sig.ra Anne Ci è doveroso rispondere alle uniche due persone che dopo sei anni di nostra attività, svolta nel... More 

Syracuse, Italy
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Just been to the exhibition and I feel ripped off. €6 / person for poor explanations and exhibits that were in a very poor state of repair. The signs were so sun faded they could not be read. The whole place seemed uncared for. Shame, as it could have been so much better. In summary not worth the visit

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Cinzia V, Proprietario at Tecnoparco Archimede, responded to this review
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Egr. signor Nlupton Ci è doveroso rispondere alle uniche due persone che dopo sei anni di nostra attività, svolta nel... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Slightly hidden next to the archeological park of syracuse, follow the small signs to the Archimedes museum. The kids loved running in the garden experimenting with Archimedes inventions. We enjoyed it very much, the people that manage the place were very helpful and kind and showed the kids around. Very recommended.

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