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Museum of Ancient Greek Technology

Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, sign at entrance, Katakolon (Peloponnese, Greece). Photo by Drjwolfe, public domain.

Ever wondered how ancient temple gates would opened automatically after altar sacrifices?

Greek Reporter writes about the unique Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Katakolo, Peloponnese, founded in 2005 by engineer Kostas Kotsanas [el, en]. The museum showcases some 300 operating models of ancient Greek inventions covering the period from 2000 B.C. to 100 A.D.

The Museum is supported by visitors’ donations and entrance is free, while free tours are conducted in Greek, English and French. Follow the Museum on Facebook for photo collections and video presentations.

  • Dina

    Why don’t you post the reactions

  • Dina

    Are reactions not comments?

  • Dina

    Under every Greek city, village, town there is another Greek civilization, every dig a new surprise.

  • Dina

    Greece should exhibit her magical inheritance to the world on an on-going basis as a reminder for her contributions to medicine, science, literature, olympics, theatre, politics, economy which is used every day in our lives.

    • Dina

      And, and what an inheritance DEAR WORLD, WHAT AN INHERITANCE. People should PLACE Greece on a PEDESTAL. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PIECE OF LAND PUT ON EARTH BY GODS.

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