Noesis (Science Center and Technology Museum) - Greece Travel Guide
The Science Center and Technology Museum (Noesis) is a welfare, non-profit cultural and educational foundation that promotes Technology Culture and creates an appropriate environment for informing the public of the latest developments in Science and Technology. The Exhibitions are presented with topics related to Science and Technology: The "Ancient Greek Technology", one of its kind, refers to the prehistoric period till the Hellenistic and Byzantine period. The exhibition features more…
Kemal Ataturk house - Greece Travel Guide
In this house, which is located behind the Turkish consulate, is considered to be born (1881) and spent the first years of his life, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.In 1935 the house was granted by the municipality of Thessaloniki to the Turkish state and converted into a museum.
Cinema Museum - Greece Travel Guide
The Cinema Museum was founded in 1995 and is located in Warehouse 1, in the harbour. The building of the museum, as well as the building of the Customs, were built by the architect of Eli Modiano, and are typical samples of the architecture prevailed in the European industrial buildings during late 19th and early 20th century. In the museum the visitor can follow the evolution of the Greek cinema.
Museum of Photography - Greece Travel Guide
The Museum of Photography was founded in 1997. The collections and the archives of the museum consist of more than 100,000 photographic objects, and cover the period from 1890-1980. The archives include work of Iordanidis, Stylianou, Letsios, Balafas and Nelly’s.
Folklore Museum of Arta - Greece Travel Guide
The Folklore Museum of Arta is located next to the most famous bridge of Greece. It was built in 1884 by an Austrian architect and it was used as an outpost of the bridge. After 1881 it was used as the border between the free and the occupied Greece (by the Turks).
Archaeological Museum of Arta - Greece Travel Guide
The Archaeological Museum of Arta is located next to the Arahthos river and in a short distance of its famous bridge. The exhibits come from Arta and the wider region and cover a long period from the Stone Age to the Roman period. The museum contains three main sections: the public life, the private life and the cemeteries.
Archaeological Museum of Argostoli - Greece Travel Guide
The Archaeological Museum of Argostoli houses antiquities from the island of Kefalonia, ranging from the prehistoric period to the late Roman erawith a remarkable collection of Mycenaean findings.
Open Air Water Museum - Greece Travel Guide
The Open Air Water Museum is located in the old industrial area (early 20th century) of Edessa. The museum aims to show to the visitor the history of the use of water power. Some of its parts are mills, flourmill, hemp factory. In one of the mills there is now an aquarium, whereas a part of the old hemp factory is now a restaurant.
Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum - Greece Travel Guide
The Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum has exhibits of the Macedonian region from the prehistory to the end of the ancient world and the early years of Christianity. There are five exhibits in the Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum, arranged chronologically and including multimedia presentations and audio guides.
Kos Archaeological Museum - Greece Travel Guide
The Kos Archaeological Museum hosts exhibits from the Archaic period to the late Roman Years. The visitor can see sculptures, ceramics and mosaics.
Eretria Archaeological Museum - Greece Travel Guide
The Eretria Archaeological Museum is located next to the archaeological site of Eretria. The findings are dated from the Bronze Age to the Roman Period. Visitor can see sculptures of the Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic Age, ceramics, bronze objects, jewelry, luxury goods from the East, lamps and weapons.
Diros Neolithic Museum - Greece Travel Guide
In the Diros Neolithic Museum housed the findings from the nearby cave “Alepotrypa”. The cave was used as a shelter, house, cemetery and place of worship. The visitor can see ceramics, various weapons, tools, jewellery, bones of humans and animals, as well as obsidian from Milos island.
Corfu Archaeological Museum - Greece Travel Guide
The Corfu Archaeological Museum was built between 1962 - 1965 and the initial purpose was to house the archaeological finds from the Temple of Artemis in Corfu. In 1994 it was expanded with the addition of two more exhibit halls that display the more recent finds at the ancient citadel of Corfu.
Achilleion Palace - Greece Travel Guide
The Achilleion Palace was built by Empress of Austria Elisabeth of Bavaria in 1890. The central theme of the palace is the mythical hero Achilles. The palace was designed by Italian architect Raffaele Caritto. Ernst Herter, a famous German sculptor, was commissioned to create works inspired from Greek mythology. His famous sculpture Dying Achilles, created in Berlin in 1884 as inscribed in the statue, forms the centrepiece of the Achilleion Gardens.
Rhodes Archaeological Museum - Greece Travel Guide
The Rhodes Archaeological Museum is in the medieval building of the great hospital of the Knights. There are findings from various areas of Rhodes and the surrounding islands, from the Mycenaean period to the Medieval Era.