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Museums and Archaeological Sites in Greece

Experience the rich and glorious history of Greece through its Cultural Heritage. Archaeological Sites, UNESCO's Monuments, Archaeological, Byzantine and Folklore Museums along with Medieval Castles await you in every corner of Greece to discover them. Here you will find all the necessary information you need to visit them.

Prefecture of Ilia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia Greece. Discover Greece.
Information:

Olympia’s Archaeological Museum is one of the most important museums in Greece, as it presents the evolution of the sanctuary, dedicated to Zeus, which constituted the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Its permanent exhibition displays priceless findings, especially sculptures, dating from the Prehistoric times up to the Christian era.

 

Tickets:

 

Full admission: 6€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 3€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Unified ticket: Full admission: 9€, Reduced admission: 5€

The unified ticket is valid for the Archaeological Museum of Olympia and the Archaeological Site of Olympia.

 

Open Hours:

April 1st - October 31st

Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

 

November 1st - March 31st

Tuesday to Sunday 07:00 - 15:00

Monday 10:00 - 17:00

 

Phone: (+30) 26240 22742

 

Get there:

The Archaeological Museum is located in the city of Olympia, 306km south of the city of Athens and in the center of the Peloponnese.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity Museum
Information:

The History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity Museum is housed in the reconstructed "Old Museum", the first museum of Olympia, and within its premises exhibits, covering chronologically the second millennium BC up to the 5th century AD are displayed. Among the most impressive exhibits are the gold rings - stamps with images of sports, athletes' common objects, and various inscriptions as well.

 

Tickets:

Full admission: 2€

General admission for adults

 

Reduced admission: 1€

The following visitors are entitled to a reduced admission:

1. Greek Senior citizens and Senior citizens from EU countries, 65 years of age and over, with current identification card

2. Young persons under 18 years of age, from non-EU countries, with current identification card to confirm age

3. Students from Higher Education Institutions, from non-EU countries, with current student identification card or International Student Identity Card

 

FREE admission

The following visitors are entitled to free admission:

1. Young persons under 18 years of age, from EU countries, with current identification card

2. Greek unemployed citizens, with identification card and current unemployment card

3. Visitors with disabilities from EU and non-EU countries

 

Open Hours:

November 1st - March 31st

Monday 10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday to Friday 08:00 - 15:00

Saturday, Sunday and National Holidays: Closed

 

Phone: (+30) 26240 29119

 

Get there:

The Museum of the History of the Olympic Games only a few minutes from Olympia city center.

 

People with Disabilities:

People with disabilities have easy access to all areas of the Museum.

 

 

Latest update: 26/11/2015

 

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