The Industrial Museum of Hermoupolis

We welcome you to the Industrial Museum of Ermoupolis, a museum for our city, for industry, shipping and related traditional professions.

In Syros and Ermoupolis, there is a rich industrial heritage. Old factories and museums such as the Industrial Museum of Ermoupolis, which invites you to a fascinating journey to discover the different ways in which men and women in other times unrolled their daily lives through work.

The permanent exhibition, located in the Katsimantis Dyeworks building, consists of 307 rare documents about Hermoupolis’s industrial heritage. It includes maps, images and icons from late 17th century to mid 20th century, original architectural designs and urban planning details of neoclassical Hermoupolis, paintings by 19th century painters from Syros and ship models. The exhibits were chosen from the Museum’s collection as well as the Hermoupolis.

The Industrial Museum Library hosts 400 technical books and manuals, published between 1900 and 1950. Most of them are written in foreign languages, as well as 400 technical drawings, mainly of ships.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 15:30
Saturday 10:00 – 15:30 and 18:00 – 20:00
Sunday 10:00 – 15:00


Phone: +30 22810 84762