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Tecnoparco Archimede

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Address: Viale Giuseppe Agnello 26, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 0931 758807
09:30 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 09:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Experience Archimede´s innovations in full size

In this park we studied and explored Archimede´s innovations. It is an exhibition of full size reconstructions of his tools and arms. A friendly guide showed us how it works. It... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In this park we studied and explored Archimede´s innovations. It is an exhibition of full size reconstructions of his tools and arms. A friendly guide showed us how it works. It was really impressive and interesting to see, and a different museum experience.

Thank Line Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting visit with passionated guides. Even my children (6 and 8 years old) were fascinated and interested during more than 2 hours visit.... A luxury visit private guide and with a lot of scientific and historical stories. everyone will find its pleasure!

Thank Antonella F
Rambouillet, France
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Instead of the strange exhibition on Archimede and Leonardo (strange because you cannot compare a scientist as Achimede who defined physics laws and machines - several centuries before Galileo - with a dreamer like Leonardo who was not scientist and unable to define physics laws), you should go and visit the Tecnoparco which is very closed to the archeological park... More 

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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting. gives a highlights at Archimedes inventions and genius. the price was a bit high, but still was worth.

Thank Alex M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We visited late in the season, late in the day and had the luxury of a guide all to ourselves. Discovered all kinds of mechanisms that were new to us, loved being able to get up close to the exhibits and learned a great deal, thanks to our guide's pretty good English and our pretty ropey Italian. Low-key, charming and... More 

Thank anneD2261MP
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a good idea poorly executed and badly maintained. The idea of life size or scale working models of Archimedes civil engineering and war machines is a good one in the city of his birth. But many of the models are poorly constructed and have deteriorated badly in the outdoor environment. Repairs to the exhibits are very shoddy and... More 

2 Thank mrs_pants000
Ashurst, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

6 euros entry. This well advertised park is run down and some of the exhibits were non functioning or broken. It takes no more than 15 minutes to walk around with the information on the iPad provided difficult to hear and losing a lot in translation. It could be so much better as it is an interesting idea. The Leonardo... More 

2 Thank Caroline H
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Great place but no written explanations in any language, no pamphlet, and tours only provided for Italians - English version of electronic guide v obscure and left us none the wiser rendering us completely bemused by what we were seeing and trying to work out how to use the various fascinating models - almost crushed by reproduction pulleys and ballistas....... More 

2 Thank Anna M
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Even though there are a lot of good reviews of the place her on TripAdvisor, the place is not worth a visit. My dad and i went there but was disappointed. The machine were in a bad state, there were no sigs telling you about it and it was so small. Not worth the 6€ they charge.

Thank Emil D
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

A very understanding and well explained look at the Archimedes's inventions with actual working models demonstrate by our guide who by the way was very good Worth a visit

1 Thank Tony V

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