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NOESIS - Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum

NOESIS – Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum is a non-profit cultural and educational foundation that promotes Technology Culture and constitutes the proper environment for informing the public of the latest developments in Science and Technology.

In the Center's premises visitors watch digital shows:
a. In the 160 seat digital Planetarium.
b. In the 300 seat Giant Screen Cinema (2D and 3D).
c. In the 18 seat Motion Simulator (2D and 3D).

They can also visit the Technology Museum with permanent exhibitions related to Science and Technology:
a. The Ancient Creek Technology exhibition, one of its kind, featuring replicas of technological breakthroughs and machines of Ancient Greece from the prehistoric period till the Hellenistic and Byzantine period.
b. The Technopark featuring interactive exhibits. The visitor has the opportunity to discover the scientific knowledge acting and having fun.
c. The Car Exhibition featuring car models that mark the history of automobile.

In NOESIS there are also:
• Educational Programs, such as “Summer Escape”, “Magic of Science”, “Science in your kitchen”, “Pressure”, etc.
• The 200 seat Conference Hall with full technological equipment, ready to host conferences and events.
• The Temporary Exhibition Hall, a place suitable for hosting exhibitions from other museums and cultural organizations from Greece and abroad.
• The Library with books and DVDs related to Science and Technology and computer workstations.
• The Digital Lab, a place where multimedia productions and 3D animations can be created in-house.

In NOESIS one may also attend:
• Meetings and Discussions with members of the scientific community, in collaboration with other institutes, such as the British Council, the French Institute, etc.
• Two, at least, large Events annually with free entrance that attract more than 5.000 people.

Finally, the foundation houses a Café and Restaurant with an excellent view to the city and a Gift Shop selling educational books, gadgets and souvenirs.

Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards

Special mention

NOESIS - Thessaloniki Science Center & Technology Museum (Greece) got a Special mention for courageous leadership for welcoming children from the refugee camps of Thessaloniki and their families and offering them a scientific, educational, cultural and social programme. 


15 June 2017