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Museum Of Ancient Greek Technology Kostas Kotsanas

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology – Kostas Kotsanas opened its doors in a three-storey art nouveau building in central Athens this month, with exciting displays of technologies made by the ancient Greeks.

Some of the exhibitions currently underway include The Automatic Theaters of the Ancient Greeks, The Clocks of the Ancient Greeks, The Automatics of Heron, The Inventions of Archimedes, The Hydraulic Technology of the Ancient Greeks, Measuring Instruments, Tools and Machines of...

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WiFi at 20 Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece

Twenty of the most popular archaeological sites and museums in Greece will gradually gain access to advanced broadband service, following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Culture Ministry and Greek mobile network operator Cosmote.

According to an announcement, this summer the public will have access to free wireless Internet (WiFi) when they visit the Akrotiri on Santorini, Delphi and Delos. The Byzantine and Christian Museum of Athens and the Archaeological Museum...

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Holy Week Hours 2015 For Museums, Monuments & Archaeological Sites

The Greek Culture Ministry on Wednesday, April 8th announced the opening hours of all state-run museums, archaeological sites and monuments during the Easter 2015 holiday.

Holy Week Hours 2015

- Friday, April 10: 12 noon to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, April 11: 8 am to 3 pm
- Easter Day, Sunday, April 12: Closed
- Easter Monday, April 13: 8am to 3pm

In addition, all archaeological sites, museums and monuments of the state will be closed on May 1st.

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Greek Museums and Sites in Greece to Extend Opening Hours in 2015

This is great news ...

More than glad to receive this information today.

As of April 1, 46 major museums and archaeological sites in Crete, Greece will extend their opening hours.

The selected ( according populariy and number of visits) museums and sites will be open between 8.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m.

This measure which was applied since last year at 33 museums and sites, saw an increase in visitors and revenue.

Especially in Crete these sites will be : Archaeological Site of...

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Greece Joins International Museum Day Celebration

Once again Greek museums will take part in the worldwide celebration of International Museum Day and open free of charge on Saturday 18 May 2014.

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day in 1977 to encourage public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society.

Each year, International Museum Day gathers more museums from all around the world. In 2013, 35,000 museums from 143 countries on five continents participate to...

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33 Greek Museums And Archaeological Sites Will Extend Operating Hours

This is great news ...

More than glad to receive this information today.

As of 1 April, 33 Greek museums and archaeological sites will extend their operating hours and remain open from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, seven days a week, until the end of the season (31 October 2014).

Especially in Crete these sites will be : Archaeological Site of Knossos, Archaeological Site of Phaistos, Psychro Cave, Lassithi, Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Spinalonga Islet at Elounda.

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Greek Museums, Sites To Operate On Extended Hours This Season

Good news by the Greek Culture Ministry .... 

Thirty-three of Greece’s most popular Museums and Archeological Sites will extend their hours from this April, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

More specifically, as of 1 April, 33 out of 117 sites and museums will remain open from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, seven days a week.

According to data, last year 12 million tourists visited Greece’s museums and archeological sites out of the total 17.8 million who came to the country for...