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Heraklion: Kotsanas Ancient Greek Technology Museum Ticket

Heraklion: Kotsanas Ancient Greek Technology Museum Ticket

From US$ 6.79 per person

Visit the unique Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology. See approximately 100 operating models of Greek inventions, such as the oldest analog computer in the world.

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Highlights
  • Check out operating models of Greek inventions, such as the oldest analog computer in the world
  • Discover ancient technology and marvel at how shockingly similar it seems to our modern technology
  • Enjoy interactive displays and put some of the objects to use with your own hands
  • Choose an optional guided tour with your admission ticket to learn more about Ancient Greek technology with an expert guide
Full description
Visit the Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Heraklion, a sister museum to the one in Athens. The museum studies, highlights, and presents the technology of ancient Greeks. Its vision is to promote the technological miracle of the Greek antiquity. Robotics and computers, steam-driven and gas propulsion, automotive and automatic navigation, automation and automation programming, telecommunications and encryption, geodesy and mapping, utilization of hydraulic and wind energy, the application of belt conveyance, gear pair and chain drive and many other sciences and techniques all emerged in Ancient Greece. Learn about different mechanisms through informative and interactive exhibition displays. Discover how similar the technology of the ancient Greeks was to our early modern technology. The exhibits are accompanied by rich audio-visual materials. Check out the projecting stations with video and animation as well as documentaries in which the exhibitor explains the function and the use of the mechanisms.
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  • Admission ticket
  • Free time to explore
  • Guided tour (if option selected)
  • Hotel transfer
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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July 1, 2021

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