The Industrial Museum of Hermoupolis

Near the new classic palaces of Ermoupolis, meets no one industry, the cranes and the tractors of Neorion.

In this historical web are found also the three buildings that the Municipality of Ermoupolis has granted in a very interesting museum: the Industrial Museum of Ermoupolis.

A Museum is given birth Above four hundred infrequent evidences from the industrial heritage of Ermoupolis, it was the first flavour from the Museum, in a report in May 2000. Maps and pictures from the end 17th until the means of 20th century, prototypes architectural and urban drawings from the creation of neo classic Ermoupolis, tables of painters from Syros of 19th century and effigies of boats, were certain only from the first exhibits. Today, the central trunk of report, they constitute roughly twenty maintained machines of collection of Museum, that are accompanied by tens objects, tools, raw material and products of industry. Living up the past At the same time, in the screens of report the visitor has the possibility admires pictures of her harbour season of steam and sails, of watching scenes of industrial work and of seeing a virtual collection of scientific bodies of 19th century. Separate interest has the digital file of picture and sound, with recordings of oral testimonies of old workers and craftsmen, as also and the 3d digital representation public and industrial buildings. In the department of Report that concerns the history of trade, is exposed also a entire shop of his feminine innovations of beginning of 20th century! The report functions in Katsimanti color maker and in neighbouring Skagiopoieio Anairousi, while has been completed also the restoration of third building of Museum,Tannery Kornilaki Centre of Technical Culture All this activity, constitutes one from the first work of "Centre of Technical Culture" (Ce.Te.Cu) the Ermoupolis. < The Centre of Technical Culture – fruit of long-lasting collaboration of Municipality of Ermoupolis with the Institute of Modern Greek Researches (National Institution of Researches) – combines the idea of Museum with the study and the research "on the documentation of technical culture and the newer and modern history of Aegean

In his planning, the Ce.Te.Cu. has included unit of laboratories that will connect the action of centre with the current productive activities of island, as also and unit of reception inquiring and educational activities.

Be marked that the systematic work of re-establishment and maintenance of exhibits of Industrial Museum, that it began in 1998, it becomes from entire in the Ermoupoli.

Industrial Museum Ermoupolis

Tel. 22810-81243 22810-84762

Fax. 22810-79136