Syros Industrial Museum of Ermoupoli

This quite interesting museum concerning the industry, the shipping and Ermoupoli itself is unique in the Aegean. It was founded by the Municipality of Ermoupoli in the restored factory of Katsimantis, where permanent collections and temporary collections are housed. It was inaugurated on May 12, 2002. Other buildings of the museums are the textile factory of Velissaropoulos, the lead-shot factory of Anerousis –the only one of the kind in Europe where the visitor can see how the lead-shot production was made-, the tannery of Kornilakis-Dendrinos, the textile factory of Velissaropoulos, where the workshop of restoration and maintenance of the museum’s old machinery and tools is housed. Info It is located at 11, G. Papandreou Str. Tel.: +30 22810 84762.

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