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A lovely museum with interesting exhibits clearly explained

This museum was really interesting. The exhibits and background had explanations in different... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
ChownA64
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Great supplement to our visit to the site

It was very interesting to see the sports equipment that was used almost 3,000 years ago. Well... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Ronald B
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This museum was really interesting. The exhibits and background had explanations in different languages and it was very informative.

Thank ChownA64
Reviewed 3 July 2016

It was very interesting to see the sports equipment that was used almost 3,000 years ago. Well worth a visit while you are visiting the ruins.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Don’t miss this small museum even if you’re tired after visiting the site, in fact I’d recommend visiting here first. Located near the car park overlooking the path to the main site. It tells the history of the Olympic Games using information boards and artefacts....More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The fact that the aircondition wasn't efficient it made us leave very fast and not really see everything. I was expecting more pictures

Thank marpsa
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We strongly recommend this delightful and apparently often overlooked museum. The crowds all go to the main museum on the main site, leaving this one to be savoured at leisure. It has well-written plaques describing the history of the site and of the games, and...More

Thank Leathem04
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This is the second museum on the Ancient Olympia site, which had stunning artefacts, but I must have missed something, for it was very much like the other museum on the site. I thought it would have had more Olympic items. As I say, well...More

Thank sandybeds5
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Pointless offering clearly put together by political committee trying to create something significant for the Athens Olympics. Sadly they ended up with a massive missed opportunity, you learn a little bit about the history of the games but only through reading the texts, the displays...More

Thank MarshmallowFluff33
Reviewed 20 May 2016

No matter how wear you after after the site and archaeological museum, don't skip this before you leave. it's only small, but well laid out, informative & very interesting. Beautiful!

Thank somebodyUK
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Trained dancers rehearsing moments to be in full dress for the moment to send the torch to South America. Empty, it takes only imagination.

Thank MissPriss234
Reviewed 13 May 2016

the exhibition is dedicated solely to the ancient olympic games. It nicely complements the visit to the archaeological site and its main museum. Same tickets are valid for this museum.

Thank Iggass
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Datchet
2 February 2015|
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Response from IrGa57 | Reviewed this property |
this is a place where all the torches were lit, that's why you can not see them anymore; this is just a starting point for their journey, that's correct.
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Datchet
2 February 2015|
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Response from NemeaGirl |
Most are in the small museum attached to the Panathenaic Stadium located in Athens and definitely worth a visit. Many of the official art and posters located here as well.
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