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Museum dedicated to the history of the marathon race, I am not a runner but found this museum... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Kirk S
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Homewood, Illinois
Small but interesting

Small museum with interesting objects related to legendary marathon races held around the world... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
greekangels
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Marathonos Ave. & 25th of March str, Marathon 190 07, Greece
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Amazing collection of first medals, shoes and t-shurts of world famous Marathon runners. Great workers will answer all your questions. You will be invited to watch about 7-minute mowie about Marathon fight, history of the run. You will learn the history of Marathon run since...More

Thank Martinika K
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Museum dedicated to the history of the marathon race, I am not a runner but found this museum interesting.

Thank Kirk S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is an absolute hidden gem. I've always said the Greeks do museums well and this is a prime example. Much bigger than you think with video shows and a comprehensive history of the Marathon - not just the Greek marathon but Olympic Marathons throughout...More

Thank DJKJ123
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Small museum with interesting objects related to legendary marathon races held around the world. From maps to medals, from shoes to sponsors, everything.

2  Thank greekangels
Reviewed 14 November 2016

If you're a runner, this is a pilgrimage - and a pleasant coffee stop- you should not miss if you're on your way from Athens to Delphi. Museum is well presented with interesting and extensive, if not "exhaustive", detail for the experienced marathon runner. Not...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Enjoyed a pleasant visit to this museum on the history of the marathon race. Lots of details on modern era marathons with interesting facts and exhibits. The staff are very helpful and enthusiastic. ( Afterwards visit Pita's for an excellent pita souvlaki . 200m from...More

Thank manamouellas
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

You can't go to Marathon and not visit the race museum. Its not big...but the items housed and information given are good and gives you an insight to the race and the winners over the years...

Thank Wendy O
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We went there with really high expectations – and we came back totally disillusioned. Marathon is a very small town and you could get the impression that nobody cares for any tourist attraction. For example: the starting point for the classic Greek marathon (a mid-size...More

1  Thank gspla
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Absolutely superbly set out-stunning items cleverly displayed-so interesting even if you are not an athlete.Information on the history from 1896 the first Marathon run under Olympic rules.Also a very interesting film which sets the scene.We met a most helpful member of staff who did everything...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Above all you discover the athletic quality linked with the status of a patriot -soldier in the historical face of Fide pides. Then, inevitably , you project it with the now days mostly dope-super athletes and you shake your head meaningfully. Afterwards , the first...More

Thank Argyro K
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