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Archimedes Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Wonderful museum. We thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits and there are also interactive stations... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JanW3672
Great small museum :)

Very interesting artefacts and visual presentation on ancient inventions: hydro works, building... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
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A unique museum in the centre of Ancient Olympia for the greatest mind of all time!
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Praxiteli Kondili 9, Olympia 270 65, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful museum. We thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits and there are also interactive stations visitors can engage in. It is also run by a private organization so it was open over the Christmas holiday when other museums were closed.

Date of experience: December 2018
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kotsanasmuseum, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for you review!

Reviewed 10 November 2018

Very interesting artefacts and visual presentation on ancient inventions: hydro works, building machines, distant communication methods etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank katarzyna s
Wander657223, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 4 November 2018

We stopped by this free museum to learn of the amazing inventions and modern day applications of Archimedes.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Wander657223, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 1 November 2018

If you're visiting the ancient city of Olympia, take one step further and understand how the Greeks did what they did. The ingenuity of the inventions on display just make for a wonderful quick visit. Plus the staff were incredibly helpful considering it is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Wander657223, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 27 October 2018

Wonderfully recreated inventions, etc by Archimedes and others and all that they ask for is an optional donation.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Wander657223, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This little museum is tucked away amongst the gift shops and eateries, but is well worth a half hour of your time if you have any interest in the science of the ancient Greeks or just engineering in general.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChrisM513
Wander657223, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Entry is free of charge, but exhibion is absolutely interesting and amazing. You can spend there more than 2 hours. All objects are practical and functions. Dont miss that.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank martinj386
Wander657223, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

When visiting Olympia you should visit the museum of technology! The Greeks knew it all!!! Do not hesitate to ask the guides, play with the replica and read the great achievements of old times

Date of experience: August 2018
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Wander657223, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for your great review!

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Working replicas, informative and engaging staff, plus so much information about Archimedes in one large room. It’s hard to believe that my two young boys spent over an hour exploring. It’s a definite do in Olympia.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you very much for your great review. Hope you can visit our Museums again in the future.

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

If you are into mechanics and/or inventions (think Leonardo Da Vinci), the Archimedes Museum is a great place to visit. Don’t let the small footprint fool you ... this place is packed full of displays and information, and accompanied by some very knowledgeable and gracious...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you very much for your great review! Hope you can visit our museum again in the future!

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estherd520
19 February 2017|
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Response from N D | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I assume you mean the Katakolo cruise port. If so, it's about 40 minutes drive. The museum is in the village centre of Olympia. Best, Nick
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estherd520
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Thanks for information
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Alex G
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Response from Coutito | Reviewed this property |
Hello No replica of Archimedes burning mirrors in this museum. Best regards
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