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impressive and enjoyable way to learn on this historic place. Uneven spots in some areas - not for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BernadetteM76
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Hamilton, Virginia
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Olimpiyat'ların doğum yerinde olimpiyatların gelişimini gözlemleyebileceğiniz bir müze / You will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Selcuk Soner U
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Istanbul, Turkey
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“olympic games” (38 reviews)
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Olympia, Greece

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Reviewed 2 days ago

impressive and enjoyable way to learn on this historic place. Uneven spots in some areas - not for wheelchair access. Don't forget to try to run or walk on the track - just like Olympic athletes did.

Thank BernadetteM76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Olimpiyat'ların doğum yerinde olimpiyatların gelişimini gözlemleyebileceğiniz bir müze / You will have a chance to obsorve the olympic story in the city of olympic first borned.

Thank Selcuk Soner U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful opportunity see how the Olympic games developed. It is a very interesting site, especially if you have a knowledgeable guide.

Thank DrDadrwp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a cruise and did this trip by ourselves.Once in Katakolon we caught a local tour to Olympia (20 Euros pp) The scale of the place is breathe taking with 3 museums 2 indoor and 1 outdoor as you can imagine the atmosphere...More

Thank Calum T
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The Museum of the Olympic games was amazing in that it was simply an awesome experience to stand and look at these artifacts from so long ago and think about what they had to work with and how far we have come in the spirit...More

Thank Nanette W
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This museum is included with site ticket. It had great exhibits that were easy to understand. It gave me a better understanding of the ancient and modern games. Not to miss museum.

Thank sjsk
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a very nice museum and it is essential to the total enjoyment of you visit to tour the facility. Plan to tour it last as you leave. It will help complete your visit to this marvelous place.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This museum had incredible finds from the grounds. It is not overly huge and you can get through it in a half an hour and pretty well see everything. There are no restaurants within the museum.

Thank restless1965
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I must admit that I originally had this museum in our itinerary as an "only if there is time" stop, but we really enjoyed our visit. I think this museum really completes the visit to Olympia by giving the visitor a chance to experience what...More

Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This museum really helps you feel what the ancient games were like; lots to learn here and some very interesting artifacts that bring those ancient athletes to life.

Thank Debi O
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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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