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Electric Railway Museum

ISAP Piraeus station, Piraeus 185 35, Greece
+30 21 0414 7552
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Great place for a birthday party

For a nine-year-old boy who loves subways and trains, this was a perfect location for a birthday... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
Amanda F
,
Athens, Greece
via mobile
A travel back in time !

This beautiful small museum hides the huge history of objects related to buses, trams and trains in... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2018
erijon
,
East Aegean
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ISAP Piraeus station, Piraeus 185 35, Greece
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+30 21 0414 7552
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

For a nine-year-old boy who loves subways and trains, this was a perfect location for a birthday party. There’s ample space for 50 or more people on the top floor, and we could rent the museum for the whole afternoon on a Saturday. Each guest...More

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

This beautiful small museum hides the huge history of objects related to buses, trams and trains in Athens and Piraeus of the last century. It's so impressive and live that you feel as if you have travelled back in time and you can touch and...More

Thank erijon
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Entrance to this enchanting little museum is hidden inside the main Piraeus train station. The museum is privately owned but charges no entrance fee. It is run by enthusiast and ex-employes of the electric railway company. It is a shame that the museum forbids photographs...More

Thank Michael51773
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

On the odd day in Greece when there was rain I was stranded in the port so decided to visit this unique little gem of a museum. There is so much detail and the guide himself was so helpful and informative. One of the rare...More

1  Thank Phil T
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

This interesting museum is near the entrance to the Piraeus metro station. It depicts artefacts, including a meticulously-restored wagon, as well as historical photographs and text of the Piraeus terminal station of the greater Athens metro system. It's free to enter and the helpful guide...More

1  Thank terry2017782
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Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

A small well presented and interesting private museum situated in the station complex. With free entry. Well worth a visit if passing.

1  Thank RFuk
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Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Found this because of Trip Advisor and I'm so glad we did. It's a small compact little place packed full of info and exhibits. The person at the front desk was extremely knowledgeable and very keen to share - obviously loves the place. It is...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2016

Impressed with their collection. Worthwhile visiting especially for anyone that is into trains or history. It is small and very interesting. There is no entrance fee and children would enjoy it a lot.

Thank mroussakis
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Reviewed August 7, 2016

So we went inside and again rminded "No photos" It was free...we had unbeknowingly walked past it a dozen times. The three gentlemen who were there were very understanding and aked us to go round freely. They stopped a women that wanted to feed her...More

1  Thank Paul-Chippy-Druett
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Reviewed February 1, 2016

Inetersting collection of previous era equipment used in the 'ilectricos', the old metro system of Greece. Entrance is free of charge.

Thank gelPiraeus_Greece
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