NAVS Educational Programme

Interactive guided tour of the exhibition

Title: Tales from the sea – The Battle of Salamis

Exhibition: The trireme and the Battle of Salamis

Type: School visit – interactive guided tour

Duration: 90 minutes

Ages: Year 7 – Year 9 (Junior High School, years 1-3)

Maximum number of participants: groups of 12 pupils

Description: This programme aims to offer pupils the chance to see history from a fresh perspective.   Starting from the trireme, the most powerful warship of ancient times, the tour will guide students through ancient Athens, the Persian Wars, and the Battle of Salamis. It will also prompt them to reflect on the nature of history: how we know what we know about the past?

New technologies and simple activities stimulate students’ curiosity, ingenuity and creativity.  The session includes games (touch screen), VR applications*, hands-on tasks (handling of model, blackboard chalk drawing) and solving puzzles (arithmetic calculations for oars and rowers). The content is developed according to experiential learning principles.

*Age restrictions apply – Recommended use 13 years and older


Free, booking essential.


How to book

Bookings are open to schools and other educational groups. Please call 210 94 69 641

(Monday-Friday: 9:30 – 16:30)

For group bookings we need the total number of the group, and the name, phone number and email of the person in charge of the group.

Tel: 210 94 69 641


Safety and protection measures against COVID-19

Our main responsibility is to keep everyone safe, both visitors and staff.

School group visits to the Eugenides Foundation are organised according to the Greek Health Authorities COVID-19 safety and protection measures for educational settings that are in place at the time of visiting.

Our schedule is subject to change in order to comply with the latest rules and measures. We are happy to discuss all the details about your safe visit to the Eugenides Foundation, so please do not hesitate to contact us!