Step into the intriguing universe of one of the greatest scientists of all times – Archimedes of Syracuse. The Arkimedeion is a science and technology museum dedicated to the great Greek mathematician and physicist who lived in Syracuse between 287 and 212 BC.
Archimedes was much more than “just” a brilliant mathematician. He was also one of the foremost pioneers of classical antiquity in other areas – as an astronomer, physicist, engineer and inventor. As you visit the circuit of 24 original interactive exhibits of the museum, you'll gain a hands-on experience of Archimedes' genius, while the media tools will support your understanding of his great discoveries in mathematics and physics.
Piazza Archimede 11 – Palazzo Pupillo
96100 – Siracusa (SR)
Phone: +39 0931 61121 or +39 392 9481692
The Museum is open every day of the year.
Winter opening hours: from 10:30am to 7:30pm (last entrance at 7:00pm)
Summer opening hours: from 10:30am to 7:00pm (last entrance at 6:30pm)
Guided visits in Italian or English available for groups. Guided visits must be reserved at least 7 days before the tour, and need to be scheduled to begin before 3:30pm.
Reservations must be submitted at least 1 business day before the visit for single visitors, at least 7 days before for groups of over 20 people.
Cancellation possible until 3 days before the visit in order to receive a refund of the cost of tickets, minus service fee. Further cancellations and no shows are not refundable.
PURCHASE OF THE CATALOG: In order to purchase your copy of the catalog of the museum collection at the bookshop on the day of the visit, click here. If you prefer delivery of the catalog at home, click here.
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