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Electric Railways Museum of Piraeus

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Museum front.

The Electric Railways Museum of Piraeus (Greek: Μουσείο Ηλεκτρικών Σιδηροδρόμων (or) Μουσείο ΗΣΑΠ) is a railway museum in Piraeus, Greece.[1] The museum was established in 2005 in the space of the former Post Office in Piraeus railway station. The museum displays a collection of small size items, photographs and documents related to the history of Athens-Piraeus Railway, Hellenic Electric Railways (EIS), Piraeus-Perama light railway, Piraeus Harbour tramway, Electric Transport Company (IEM) and Athens-Piraeus Electric Railways (ISAP). The museum also owns a collection of approximately 2000 small and medium size items and 3000 books, leaflets and other documents, currently in storage.

Currently the museum is open from Monday to Saturday, 09:30-14:00. Photography is permitted.

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  1. ^ G. Nathenas; A. Kourbelis; T. Vlastos; S. Kourouzidis; V. Katsareas; P. Karamanis; A. Klonos; N. Kokkinos (2007). Από τα Παμφορεία στο Μετρό (in Greek). 2. Athens: Μίλητος (Militos). p. 644. ISBN 978-960-8460-91-1.

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Coordinates: 37°56′53.3″N 23°38′33.4″E / 37.948139°N 23.642611°E / 37.948139; 23.642611