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Almost tempted to say it is the best museum I have visited, but that is a huge claim

Please note that the material exhibited changes and so I went expecting to see the Escher exhibit... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
KevinRayment
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
Perfect stop after a hot morning at the Acropolis

This small museum in a beautiful renovated old building is a perfect stop after a trek up the... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2017
SF76
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Connecticut
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16, Herakleidon str., | Thisseio, Athens 118 51, Greece
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Please note that the material exhibited changes and so I went expecting to see the Escher exhibit, but it was about Chinese technology developments. I was very surprised by the South facing cart that had an indicator that pointed South without the use of magnets....More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

This small museum in a beautiful renovated old building is a perfect stop after a trek up the Acropolis, as it is right on the pedestrian loop that passes the Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, ancient theater, etc. It is also surrounded by cafes that serve excellent...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

We decided to include this museum on our itinerary because one of the museum's buildings is on the pedestrian street that connects a metro stop and the Acropolis. The building itself (we visited the Apostolou Pavlou location) is a window into what the grand old...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2017

The two buildings that they host this cozy museum are worthseeing. Painted high roofs, narrow windows with great view of Lycabetus and Acropolis in the heart of an old city part. The museum is dedicated in ancient technology, mostly the greek one but eventualy exhibits...More

1  Thank Pantelis M
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Has a focus on science and maths and when we visited had a Chinese exhibition which was absolutely fascinating, learnt a lot. the exhibits were well chosen and laid out and the staff on hand to help out. Spread across 2 building within 50m or...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Just came across this little museum and popped in - so glad we did! The exhibitions change and we visited Voyages which focused on the seafaring history. But the real gem was a detailed room about the Antikythera Mechanism found in a shipwreck (original is...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2017

This is a brilliant museum. We went to the children math section and it is captivating and very educational for adults also. Even if you don't have kids with you if you want to get your hands on materials that prove certain math theories this...More

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This museum has two buildings, we went to the one on Apostolou Pavlou Street, a short walk from the Acropolis. The neo-classical building is beautiful. Don't forget to look at the ceilings. We were there for an exhibit about Greek Shipbuilding on display til mid-2017....More

Thank annettefromm
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Small museum detailing the inventions of the Ancient Greeks including jugs that pour either water or wine on demand and the first robot! (Which was also able to pour wine). Doesn't take much time to look round and was only 4euro entry.

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Reviewed April 24, 2016

The science center is very nice, the approach is interesting, and it is a good example of contextualising science and technology. This is certainly worth a visit and particularly suited for children.

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Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient
temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small
wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer
numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely
pedestrianized Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between
the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth
climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges
with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
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Sorry for the late answer. The Museu will be closed from July 15th till August 22th
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it's 7 euros for both buildings
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