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Ancient Technological Marvels Get their Own Museum in Athens

Reconstructions of little-known ancient Greek mechanical inventions got their own museum in Athens, with the opening recently of Kostas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology. This is the third museum to be set up for ancient Greek technological achievements in...

Athens' Museum Publishes Jewish Inscriptions Found in Greece

The corpus of all Jewish inscriptions found on Greece's mainland and islands was recently published by the Jewish Museum of Greece (JMG) in Athens. The "Corpus Inscriptionum Judaicarum Graeciae" contains inscriptions found at antiquities ephorates in Greece and museums dating...

Greek Museum Wins Top Prize With This Mesmerizing Video

The Diachronic Museum of Larissa took first place for its video "Tracing the Footsteps of Human Society" at the 5th European Museums in Short competition. The competition is an international contest for the best short videos shot by, for and...

Free Museum Tours Explore Ancient Greek Writing

The National Archaeological Museum is organising free thematic tours for Athens' year as World Book Capital. The tours will be conducted by the museum's archaeologists in groups of 30, free of charge. "Starting from prehistoric societies before writing emerged, where linear...

Battle of Crete's Nazi Shelter Turned to a Museum (photos)

As the Greek island marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Crete a hidden gem of a museum in the town of Platanias, west of Chania, remains o poignant reminder of the three-and-a-half-year occupation of the island...

Museum with Ancient Greek "High Tech" Inventions Opens in Athens

Achievements of ancient Greek technology can now be seen and admired in Athens at the "Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, Kostas Kotsanas", which opened its doors recently. The museum is a labor of love of Kostas Kotsanas; an engineer from...

‘Mary, Queen of Prints’ Retrospective Honors Mary Katrantzou’s Work

Mary Katrantzou recently found herself at the Dallas Contemporary in Texas for the first official retrospective exhibit set up in her honor, featuring her designs and creations from the last decade of her career. Katrantzou, a London-dwelling Greek designer, has...

Byzantine Museum of Argolida Opens in Argos

The Byzantine Museum of Argolida, is celebrating its opening in northern Peloponnesian town of Argos. The inauguration took place on Thursday as a part of efforts to increase the town's cultural and historical accessibility in order to reach out to...

24-hour Strike on Monday Will Close Museums and Archaeological Sites Throughout Greece

Museums and archaeological sites throughout Greece will be closed on Monday due to a 24-hour warning strike declared by the Panhellenic Union of Employees for Guarding Antiquities. The museum and site guards are demanding that they continue to receive Sunday,...

Greece's Archaeological Service Announces Free Entrance to Archaeological Sites and Museums on November 21

Exhibitions, tours, educational programs, and visits to workshops are included in the agenda of the Archaeological Service on November 21. The events are organized by the Association of Greek Archaeologists along with its members and the culture ministry employees and concern the...