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Most people got to Olympia from Katakolo, but we had just been two years before and decided to have a quite day in this little port town. In our research we found this little museum. It was great. Dozens of displays of ancient greek technology,...More
This is a small yet fascinating place to visit. We were a little put out after seeing a sign ‘donations’ which we gave the expected 5€ to be told per person, well that’s not a donation but an entry fee. Inside we were not allowed...More
Excellent idea, educative, didactic... Needs improvement on the audiovisual. Some of the initial explanation was made in a small TV and the noise from a projection in another room didn't let to understand some parts.
If you are intrigued by the inventions of the ancient Greeks, like Archimedes and the Katakolon Device, this is fascinating. If not, it is one room full of mostly small models and you will be out quickly.
We enjoyed the science of it, the attendant...More
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Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018
Thank you very much for your great review.
Hope you have the chance to visit again our Museum.
Amazing little museum full of fascinating models and information. We even had a demonstration of some working examples. Big shout out to Maria who could not have been more friendly or informative in excellent English. A wonderful way to spend an hour or two.
Ουρανία Π, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018
Fund it by chance on the way back from Mount Olympia. Entrance fee only two Euros and well worth it. Very well layed out and easy to look at the displays in detail. When I arrived there were a bunch of Italians going in. The...More
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Ουρανία Π, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017
Yes. There are 2 museums - Ancient Greek Musical Instruments 5 mins walk and the Ancient Greek Technology around 10 mins walk. We only visited the latter. I wouldn't like to do the 2 on the same day! The choice is yours.