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Herakleidon Museum of Ancient Greek Technology: Entry Ticket5 Reviews
Visit the Herakleidon Museum, a unique center of learning which showcases the technological intelligence of the Ancient Greeks.
- Explore the unique center of technological advance of the Ancient Greeks
- Learn about the Antikithira Mechanism which is considered the world's first computer
- See technological artifacts that showcase the war techniques of the Greeks
DescriptionVisit the Museum Herakleidon which has evolved to become an interactive center of science. Discover a technological museum that focuses on antiquity, with emphasis on the achievements of the ancient Greeks. Learn all about the triptych of science, art, and mathematics through accessible displays and objects. See how they calculated and worked with sophisticated data and find out which objects and structures were created by the ancient Greeks. During the first decade of its operation, the museum focused on artistic activities and organized exhibitions with artworks of great artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Edgar Degas, Edvard Munch, Sol LeWitt. Today it has expanded upon its artistic roots to become a must for any curious minds visiting Thisseio.
- The museum is located in Thisseio, very near the main entrance of the Acropolis which you can easily reach on foot and continue to explore