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Museum Herakleidon

It opened in 2004, in order to serve art, education and culture, just like its initiators and founders, Paul and Anna-Belinda Firos, dreamed of. Housed in an impressive neoclassical building of 1898 in Thissio, the museum up to 2014 remained focused in Fine Arts, organizing important exhibitions, which were supplemented by seminars, workshops, musical and literary events. Today, with the philosophy of the triptych "Science, Art and Mathematics", it organizes innovative educational programs for students, teachers and adults in the main building, as well as art exhibitions and popularization of science in the annex. Under this philosophy, the new permanent interactive exhibition "Play and understand" in the main building of the museum invites children and adults to come into contact with science, art and mathematics, through creative play with appropriately selected and designed interactive exhibits. Exhibition "Plefsis" – Greek Shipbuilding and Navigation from antiquity to modern times (37, Apostolou Pavlou Str.) Until May 28th the Museum will present the history of the Greek navigation in the Aegean and the Mediterranean, a history of nautical trips, shipbuilding achievements discourse and technological developments through forty handmade wooden models of Greek ships (0.60 m to 1.50 m), made from drawings in the traditional way and with genuine authentic materials, which date from prehistoric antiquity to the early 20th century. Furthermore, navigational instruments from Litochoro Maritime Museum, but also a model in natural size of the Antikythera mechanism are exhibited. Exhibition opening hours: Wednesday - Sunday 10: 00-18: 00, Monday – Tuesday: closed General admission: € 6 Discount ticket: € 4 Single ticket (no time limit) and the exhibition "Play and understand ' • € 7 (1 parent with children * or 1 adult) • € 12 (2 parents with children * or 2 adults) * Up to 12 years Permanent interactive exhibition "Play and understand" (16, Herakleidon Str.) Opening hours: Sunday 10: 00-14:00. General entrance Children: € 6 - Escorts / parents free Adults: € 6 Teachers-Students (with ID): € 4 guided tours:- General: € 6 - Free * thematic tours (only with the general admission ticket): € 6 * The theme of the March 2017 tour is "The Revolution ships" Museum Opening hours: weekdays & weekend 10: 00-18: 00 Thursday 10: 00-20: 00. Both buildings of the museum will be closed: 16-17 / 4, 15/8, 25-26 / 12. The building Herakleidon 16 will be closed and 22 / 7-22 / 9/17. 2nd Building: 37 Apostolou Pavlou, Thisseio

16, Irakleidon Str., Thissio