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This is part of the ticket to the Ancient Olympic site. It was very nice to go to the museum first as it gave a good base and helped to avoid all the tour bus crowds that toured the Olympic site first.
While this museum is small, it has some of the prettiest artifacts in it. Some of my favorite items were the tools and terracota items from Pheidias' workshop.
I was also impressed that they have some glass vases. I do recall seeing glass in any...More
The museum is a treasure trove of artefact found at the site of Olympia, with the highlight being the large statue of Hermes of Praxiteles. Plenty of statues and carvings, Greek helmets, pottery and weaponry throughout so for anyone with an interest in archaeology and...More
Our group thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this amazing museum. There are stunning exhibits. We benefited by having a local guide who helped us to understand what we were viewing. Allow at least two hours.
This is an excellent museum that will help you make sense of either what you have seen or will see on the archaeological site of Olympia. The winged victory (Nike) is particularly impressive when you remember the pillar on the site on which it had...More
We did the Olympia excursion and thoroughly enjoyed it. It does take up most of the day but is WELL worth it. The historical and cultural exposure is fantastic. I learned a ton of new things! Katakolon is a fine little... More
We did the Olympia excursion and thoroughly enjoyed it. It does take up most of the day but is WELL worth it. The historical and cultural exposure is fantastic. I learned a ton of new things! Katakolon is a fine little seaside village for shopping and a drink or snack. Nowhere near a day's worth to do there. Good luck!