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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
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
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
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
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
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
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