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Archaeological Museum at Ancient Olympia

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Address: Southern end of main road Olympia Greece, Olympia, Greece
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Gate 1 Travel group visited the museum & site of Olympia: Zeus Sanctuary, ancient gymnasium ruins and stadium where the Olympic Games were first held in 776 B.C. (I managed to dog... read more

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San Jacinto, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Gate 1 Travel group visited the museum & site of Olympia: Zeus Sanctuary, ancient gymnasium ruins and stadium where the Olympic Games were first held in 776 B.C. (I managed to dog trot about 40 meters of the 192 meter field -- tick that off my bucket list). Great weather during our visit & plenty of shade along the stroll.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had an excursion from Zante island. Met by our guide, Nikki who was very good and knew her stuff. We were shown around the museum - lots of ancient statues of the gods and artefacts and the went down to the grounds of Olympia itself where we were given a tour stopping at various places. Nikki then left us... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There were not so many visitors in April around 6 p.m. and that made our tour really confortable. It`s a museum with beautiful and important artefacts that can complete your old knowledges in a visual manner that will reamain in your mind for ever (that is only if you`re interested in classical Greek civilization, of course).

Thank Horia S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the museum on an arranged tour. Our guide Joanna was very knowledgable and passionate about the artefacts. Well worth a visit.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On entrance you have to bye an integral ticket, including site, this museum and also Olympic Games museum, that closes at 15.00, so visiting it is problematic. Go to Archaeology, as here you see the Praxiteles sculpture - incredible chefs d'oeuvre.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip through this museum with a guide will highlight the most relevant and precious artifacts and statuary so incredible and prepare you for the visit to the site where the remains of the gymnasium, temples and stadium will dazzle you.

Thank mjrg59
Germantown, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The artifacts in this museum are amazing, some going back to the 14th century BC. This museum can't be misses.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ancient Greece is the mother of all modern civilization. We spend ten days in Greece last October and visited Acropolis, Apollo Delphi and Ancient Olympia. There is a archeological site where player and associates stayed during games and the places where competition took place explained. I took my family there and we had our own competition. When we attended london... More 

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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting the site of the first Olympics DO. NOT miss a visit to the museum. Make a point of seeing the beautiful Praxiteles statue of Hermes with Dionysus

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is in a one story building. The admission fee is 12 Euros. The museum is divided into large rooms with a very large center room. The other rooms surround the large room in a U shape. Some of the old statues, pieces of marble and pictures of the design of the Olympic area are on display.

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