*The entrance to the Museum and the participation to the activities is free
“The birth and evolution of music in Ancient Greece”
A journey to the exhibition “Ancient Greek Musical Instruments and Games” will give to the visitor the chance to listen to the first song of the Ancient Greeks, and also to explore, through a tour, 45 fully functional reconstructions of musical instruments and to learn about the significant role they played in the everyday life of the Ancient Greeks.
«The inventions of the Ancient Greeks»
A tour at the exhibition “Ancient Greek Technology – The Origins of Technology”, will give to the visitor the chance to explore the first inventions and the materials and methods that were used for the evolution of technology. The visitor will also have the chance to learn about the most emblematic personalities that contributed to the birth and development of Technology in Ancient Greece.
«Ancient Greek Technology and communication networks: a journey to space-time”
A route from the past to the present in one glance. The visitors will have the chance to explore the hi tech inventions of the Ancient Greeks and create communication bridges between them and the exhibits. How would the Ancient Greeks send messages to each other ? How did they communicate during war? What means of telecommunication did they have in antiquity? How would they exchange secret messages? All of these questions will be answered through an interactive tour aiming to familiarize the visitors with the telecommunication systems of the Ancient Greeks.
«The playworld of Archimedes»
Travel through time in Ancient Greece and discover their games! What did they play with? How many different combinations can you imagine for an ancient puzzle? Did they have board games in antiquity? Are you all ready for amazing discoveries?
«Astronomy, from the theory to the application”
The visitors will have the chance to explore and operate the Antikythera mechanism and also to discover more astronomical inventions, their meanings and their functions. Among them many more achievements of that era that will fascinate young and grown-ups with their innovation.
«The secrets of Apollo”
Solve the riddle of Apollo and find the hidden treasure! Children, through playing will make a tour among the string, wind and percussion instruments of the Ancient Greeks and reveal the history of each one of them.
«The magic flute”
The evolution of the musical instruments through time. What did the first musical instruments look like? What were they made of? Children will experience and understand the development of the musical instruments from antiquity to today. Music, kinesthetic and mimic games will help us discover the role of music in Ancient Greece.
«Water, Air, Earth in ancient Greek technology”
A visit among the inventions of the Ancient Greeks will reveal to us the way that the Greeks utilized the elements of nature for the evolution of technology. Just a look to the screw of Archimedes, the hydraulic clock of Ktesibios, the alarm clock of Plato are just few of the exhibits that the visitors will have the chance to know.