The Industrial Gas Museum was inaugurated in 2013, aiming at protecting and promoting the old gasworks, which used to provide energy and light to the capital for almost 130 years, and is an important part of the modern history of Athens.
The visitor can explore the first industrial museum in the city through 1 path, 6 buildings and 13 stops. The museum path tour helps the visitor follow the gas production line, admire the mechanical equipment and learn about the workers’ role in the old plant.
The museum experience in enhanced through new technologies and 3D projections combined with historical documents and a rich audiovisual material.
The Industrial Gas Museum, emphasizing on its educational dimension, offers a series of educational programs for school groups (4-18 years), adults and families. Participants work in groups and stimulate their imagination discovering, through interactive activities, the history and the importance of the Athens Gasworks.