• School Groups

    Creative Learning │ Original projects, Creative Workshops and Guided Tours

  • Theatre

    This year, as part of the celebration “160 years Gazi”, the IGM introduces 3 performances

  • 160 years Gazi

    Exhibition │ Theatre │ Sleepover │ Guided Tours │Yoga sessions │ Children Activities

  • Weekends

    Creative Learning │ Interactive Creative Activities

15 - 16 October

160 years made in Greece

Δραστηριότητες για ενήλικες 65+

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INDUSTRIAL GAS MUSEUM

INDUSTRIAL GAS MUSEUM

The History of the Gasworks

The Industrial Gas Museum launched in 2013 aiming to showcase and protect the old Athens Gasworks, a unique historical site of great industrial heritage, which provided the city with energy and lighting for 130 years.


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Ξενάγηση στο Βιομηχανικό Μουσείο Φωταερίου

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  • In which Greek Gasworks was there an explosion?

    In May 1898 there was a gasholder explosion in the gasworks in Patra. Read more
  • Which other Greek cities had Gasworks?

    There were gasworks in Athens, Piraeus, Patra, Corfu, Volos and Thessaloniki. Read more
  • Where is the largest gasholder in Europe?

    The largest gasholder in Europe is in Oberhausen, Germany with a capacity of 347.000 m3. At the same time, the Read more
  • When did the complaints about the gas lanterns begin?

    As early as 1883, there were complaints at the City of Athens for bad quality gas. Read more

Ξενάγηση στο Βιομηχανικό Μουσείο Φωταερίου

Creative Learning For All

Guided Tours

Guided Tours

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  • Υπότιτλος Discover IGM throughout 1 path, 6 buildings and 13 stops!

Follow the gas production line, admire the unique machinery and learn more about the workers’ crucial role in the old Athens Gasworks as well as the life conditions in the area of Gazi, all this with the help of our experienced staff.

Black Treasure Hunt for Adults

Black Treasure Hunt for Adults

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  • Υπότιτλος What is the illuminating gas? How is it produced? Did anybody say anything about…retorts? Would you like a drink? Maybe some coke?

The Black Treasure Hunt is back once again but somehow different. This year we meet the adult and exciting version of our little friends’ favorite educational program. Uncover the secrets of the old Athens Gasworks through riddles and hints on your own or with your company.

In the Factory Yard

In the Factory Yard

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  • Υπότιτλος Outdoor Visual Arts

This autumn as well, since Sunday 10th September, our favorite visual games “In the Factory yard” is back in the Industrial Gas Museum.