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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 4 days ago via mobile

Its a nice little museum. You can do it in 1 hour. The problem is if you come after seeing the sites you will have a collision with the masses and masses of tour groups doing the same thing as you. But...you should see the...More

Thank GlobeTrotter10101
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is superbly set out and the exhibits are brilliantly presented - you do need a guide to explain the exhibits - the history is mind blowing

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 6 days ago

After walking the ancient site we went to the museum (which was included in our entrance price. Coming into the air conditioning after 40+ degrees of heat was most welcoming. The museum is really well laid out and is large enough to allow you to...More

Thank Peter Z
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We used Niki as a guide for the site and the museum. Niki has a tremendous gift to bring history alive. Touring the site and museum without her would have left a lot to be desired.

Thank DonJonovan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place isn't big but it is very well organised, the exhibits are very interesting and the tour is captivating.And the marble the statues were made of is very very high quality.I was stunned of the anatomy information the Greek had in Antiquity.

Thank martha gloria p
Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly sobering step into the past, the Historical Significance cannot not be understated! This was the practice grounds for the very first Olympic games, where Gods roamed!! The Museum is equally as impressive and surreal, if you appreciate sculptures and History, and Art make...More

Thank jjy510
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully curated and presented headline pieces- Nike, Hermes and the recreation of the pediment friezes are the highlights of this museum. Well worth visiting and excellent pricing €12 for 3 sites which can be split over days due to differences in opening hours- most unusual...More

1  Thank UncleTravellingMat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real must do, especially if you love the Olympic Games as this is where it all started 400BC. Amazing history lesson within the grounds and see where even today the touch is lit for every modern day Olympic Games. They have exuviated...More

Thank Drinamoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is included in your ticket to the site. We opted with our private tour to do this after we visited the ruins. As it got warmer during the day it was good to end in the museum. Our guide took us to the important...More

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're on a cruise ship docking at Katakolon, be sure to take this day tour (about 4 hours round trip) that will take you through the ancient ruins of Olympia, the site of the original Olympic races (you can stand on the starting line...More

Thank DeltaFlyer-321
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Kristen P
12 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
7 July 2016|
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15 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.