"The Hi-Tech inventions of the ancient Greeks - The origins of our modern technology"


The Larissa Chamber

Tue, 01/10/2019 to Tue, 28/01/2020

The exhibition of the Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, Candidate for the European Museum of the Year Award 2019, is hosted in Larissa! The unique achievements of ancient Greek technology, through interactive replicas, have the opportunity to admire the visitors of the Exhibition. All the visitors will travel to specially designed venues and 24 different themes revive the past and get to know the automatic theaters, the inventions of Philon, Heron and Archimedes, the elevanting machines, telecommunications, the astronomical measuring instruments, sports technology, musical instruments, flight machines, toys and a host of other inventions that mark the origins of our modern technology.

Audiovisual material

School visit at the Ecxibition of the Museum
The robot servant of Philon - the first robot in History!
The alarm clock of Platon - The first alarm clock in History!
The Antikythera Calculating Mechanism - The first laptop in History!
The tetratas of Hipparhos
The astrolabe of Ptolemy - the GPS of the ancient Greeks!


Polychoros Thessalia
3rd km Larissa-Tyrnavos
Larissa, TH 41500
39° 39' 34.5024" N, 22° 24' 25.9632" E
Thessaly GR