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Archaeological Museum at Ancient Olympia

Southern end of main road Olympia Greece, Olympia, Greece
+30 2624 022529
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Southern end of main road Olympia Greece, Olympia, Greece
+30 2624 022529
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Reviewed yesterday

After touring the archaeological site, it was wonderful to see the preserved history of the area. The displays were nicely done and well lit. What an amazing historical site.

Thank caper2
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a quite small museum but friendly to visitor. The exhibition is well organized and really helps you understand the history and culture of the area! Don't miss it!

Thank SasiAthens
Reviewed 3 days ago

Breath taking statues and findings that cover all the historic periods of Olympia. Not to miss Praxiteles' Hermes.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There you can learn from details what they found at the ancient Olympia and the ancient stadium.. there you can see also the statue of the Hermes of Praxitelse and the twelve labors of Hercules...

Thank Lewnidas K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is on the Olympia site and had great antiquities. Our tour guide selected items to tell us about which was nice.

Thank CaliforniaEnr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to so many museums but this one has so many unusual things to see.. to master placing together these statues in the small pieces that have been puzzle placed together! Amazing!

Thank kmmgem
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum stop is a quick walk-through, maybe 1 - 2 hrs max, but really helps you understand the history and culture of it's nearby Olympia village/ruins based on all of the artifacts uncovered and on display here. The bathroom sink water stopped working and...More

Thank Kim_F_CA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant well signed museum full of relevant artefacts, takes you through a journey in time. Unbelievable items that survived from so long ago its hard to contemplate the skills they had. Amazing! How does glass survive so long, makes history enjoyable and thought provoking. Bring...More

Thank Christie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Need to do this in conjunction with the archaeological site. Very interesting and very insightful. I would recommend the guided tour

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well worth visit - some of the artefacts have been moved indoors for preservation Lots of artefacts, friezes, statutes, spears to see. Go with a guide as they can explain quite a bit of the history Photos can be taken but with no flash

Thank Milo3056
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Kristen P
11 May 2017|
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Response from ghockley1981 | Reviewed this property |
Well you can order a taxi by yourselves. However if you just wish to do this and tour the site and museum by yourself I would pre book a taxi online with a reputable company. I find it cheaper this way as once in port you... More
Charles C
6 July 2016|
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14 February 2015|
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Response from mullydad | Reviewed this property |
I went in September so it maybe seasonal thing but perhaps check the museum web site for the correct hrs.