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Where Hypatia, Heron and Watt are met!


Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology

Pindarou 6, Athens


08 - 29 May 2022



What surprises would hide an ancient smart home for ancient burglars? Would it be able to notify its owners in time?

Those who dare to take their chances, will have to pay tribute to one of the most important engineers of Ancient Greece, Heron from Alexandria. An intelligent automatic sound production system on the back of the door, will reveal its secrets and will sound for our ears only! Air, water, pressure and gravity will become the natural allies of safety.

The ancient Greek alarm that sounded for the first time in the 1st century BC. in Alexandria, will be heard today in the heart of Athens and will tell hidden stories of justice, science and philosophy linked to the daily life of the ancient Greek world. Are you ready to listen to what he has to say?


Thematic experience for adults and children

Every Sunday at 18:30 – cost 7€ per person

Available on Sundays 8, 15, 22 and 29 May.



*Extended opening hours of the Museum on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays of May, until 20:00.


The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

Closest Metro Station: Syntagma

Metro to Venue: 6 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES


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