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Great Museum

This museum had incredible finds from the grounds. It is not overly huge and you can get through it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
restless1965
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Niagara Falls, Canada
Complete your visit to ancient Olympia with a stop here

I must admit that I originally had this museum in our itinerary as an "only if there is time" stop... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Blabbott
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Aurora, Illinois
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A great place to visit lots to see and lots of walking the ruins of Olympia are not far from the town centre but you need comfortable shoes a hat and water . The town is very pretty lots of shops for souvenir's along the...More

Thank paulap p
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We visited both the Archaeological & Olympic Games Museums as well as the Archaeological Site itself, all for 12 Euros. The Archaeological is close to the main Site entrance and the Museum of the Olympic Games is basically at the bus parking area. We found...More

Thank FRANCIS P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Such thoughtful and informative script to describe the miriad exhibits. One of the very best museums in Greece.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My wife and myself paid our first visit to Olympia today and as part of the entrance fee (12 Euros per adult and 6 Euros for Seniors) we visited both the Archaeological & Olympic Games Museums as well as the Archaeological Site itself. The two...More

Thank stevebG6121BX
Reviewed 6 October 2017

When you buy the tickets for the site it includes the archeological museums and the Olimpic game museum. What they don't tell you is that the Game museum closes hours before the acheoigical sites. (This information is not in the leaflet or on the ticket)....More

Thank Stefania_RW
Reviewed 3 October 2017

As the title says this museum chronicles the history of the Olympic Games from the beginning. The separate rooms/corridors take an observer through through the development of the games. The events of the early games primarily boxing and wrestling along with running are highlighted through...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Every artifact in this museum is the real deal. Descriptions in english and greek. Do not miss this museum it is marvelous and then there is the Hermes statue, I need to say no more. Make the trip to Olympia

Thank Debra E
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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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