It was founded in 2001 as part of and side project of the Faculty of Science of the University of Patras. The Museum of Science and Technology has as a goal to gather, preserve, and study items that have to do with the progress of Science and then to display them to the public.
From the day the museum opened its doors tries to spread and promote all fields of science. It has proved very useful in terms of being informed and educated about science, and for this reason, many schools visit it.
A very interesting exhibition of the museum is the evolution of telecommunications, in which the visitor can experience this evolution with experiments and audiovisual material.