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Archimedes Museum

Praxiteli Kondili 9, Olympia 270 65, Greece
+30 693 183 1530
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Amazing experience - working machines

Beautiful place. Many models of working machines full of automations. Vide that helps... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mauro C
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Milano
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Outstanding Museum

This is a wonderful museum for anyone who appreciates technology (even if it's thousand of years... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OldCurmudgeon11
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California
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A unique museum in the centre of Ancient Olympia for the greatest mind of all time!
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“the main street” (11 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Praxiteli Kondili 9, Olympia 270 65, Greece
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+30 693 183 1530
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"real treasure"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Many models of working machines full of automations. Vide that helps understanding. Staff from museum really helpful and willing to explain. Some machines can be tested. There are even games related to the models for kids and adults. Admission to the museum is...More

Thank Mauro C
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Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful museum for anyone who appreciates technology (even if it's thousand of years old) and inventions. The models are amazing and the staff member who was there was very knowledgeable. Enjoyed it tremendously.

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Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderfull small museum. There are working replicas all sorts of gadgets the ancient Greek scientists built. Their tech was far more advanced than you would think! The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. This is a must see if you visit Olympia...More

Thank Johannes K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is fun to go and check out if you have some time. The staff were very friendly and I learned a lot. It is run by a high school teacher who is incredibly passionate about engineering and who made all of the machines.

Thank owenbrewer4
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A hidden gem! Very small, but the staff is very knowledgeable and it is an incredibly interesting experience. Would recommend to any travelers!

Thank samtarv
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This private exhibition houses models of historic inventions with explanation and some videos how they function. It is quite fun and if you have time in Olympia, spend 30 min there.

Thank lumaD
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

A small but very interesting museum about Archimedes and his inventions. Well explained and demonstrated with video or in text. Friendly staff. Also interesting for children. No entrance fee but please don’t forget to donate to support the work.

Thank Marschrep
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

What a great find - we really enjoyed this well-presented museum highlighting the (many!) inventions of Archimedes. The free admission was a welcome change from all our other sightseeing, too, though we enjoyed ourselves so much we left a nice donation. Don't miss this fascinating...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

I had not realised quite how extensive Archimedes engineering activities had been. There was a good selection of his inventions and developments on display in this small and old fashioned museum in the Main Street.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is a small but interesting museum with greek inventions of Archimedes and others of his time. Who would have known that the first robot was built centuries ago. Every exhibit is worth a look. Great for the whole family.

Thank Greg F
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estherd520
19 February 2017|
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Response from Nic1252014 | 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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