Timing of the program can be tailored to the time available for each group
Through a timeline and an exciting journey to the past with the use of rich and scientifically valid material (photos, texts, video animation) the centre brings the visitor in contact with the ancient diolkos, the Hexamilion Wall, and the attempts of digging a canal through the isthmus, as well as with the sciences involved (mechanics, geology, physics, mathematics, philosophy).
Science & Technology are used in an exciting way to connect the theoretical knowledge with the technical characteristics of one of the most important constructions worldwide.
Moreover, through easy, pleasant, though enlightening, Physics experiments, visitors will be able to realise the extraordinary importance of the Ancient Diolkos – this pioneering technological achievement of the ancient Corinthians – for commercial and military purposes.
Real time water flow simulation for the construction of Corinth Canal. (Augmented reality)
Virtual flying through the Corinthian and the Saronic Gulfs, the ancient port of Lechaion, and the archaeological site at Isthmia.
Shipbuilding in ancient Greece
Visitors will be able to see the wooden models of Greek ships from antiquity to modern times, some of which are closely connected with Corinth:
the Athenian bireme
the Byzantine dromon