The Athens Railway Museum (or Greek Railways Museum), was founded in 1979 and is the largest railway museum in Greece.
It is composed of two main buildings and a courtyard arranged for outdoor events, including a children recreational train.
FREE entrance and guided tours.
The Athens Railway Museum exhibition spans six rooms:
In the first hall (ground floor): hand and foot-operated drezines; surveying instruments, drawings, photographs.
In the second hall (ground floor): steam locomotives, passenger vehicles, manual fire pumps and fire extinguishers; various rolling stock models, various boards with technical locomotive data.
In the third hall (ground floor and first floor): station equipment (clicker ticket machines, manual ticket printing machines, old tickets, maps, timetables, seals, trumpets, lamps, telegraphs and telegraphic material, clocks, telephones), brochures (shares, contracts, operating regulations, pricing brochures), costume and uniform accessories (buttons, hats), historical staff photos.
In the fourth hall (ground floor): a workshop with machinery constructed approximately in 1882. Steam boiler, steam water pumps, locomotive lights; various machines (drills, manual presses, etc.); various locomotive instruments (pressure gauges, tachometers, etc.); showcase with regulations and manuals of the rail companies.
In the fifth hall (first floor): miscellaneous furniture, drawings, tableware, old royal vehicles etc.
In the sixth hall (first floor): rolling stock models, steam coach braking charts.
Found: 1979

 

Address: Siokou 4 str., Athens
Telephone: 210-5126295, 210-5297548
Fax: 210-5241323, 210-5297452
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Web: www.ose.gr

Opening Hours
Guided Tours     Visitors
Tuesday           09:00 - 13:00     09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday      09:00 - 13:00     09:00 - 13:00
Thursday          09:00 - 13:00     09:00 - 13:00
Friday              09:00 - 13:00     09:00 - 13:00


Every second and fourth Saturday of the month    09:00 - 13:00     09:00 - 13:00

The Museum is closed to the public on Sundays and Mondays