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Archimedes Museum

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Fantastic place!!!

When visiting Olympia you should visit the museum of technology! The Greeks knew it all!!! Do not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kotsopoulou A
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Fascinating!!

Working replicas, informative and engaging staff, plus so much information about Archimedes in one... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Nancy H
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A unique museum in the centre of Ancient Olympia for the greatest mind of all time!
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
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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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Kotsopoulou A
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.

Thank Nancy H
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

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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!

Reviewed 1 August 2018

After leaving ancient Olympia we (1 senior, 2 middle age adults, 3 young adults, 1 teenager) stopped in town to visit this small free museum - donations accepted. Archimedes was brilliant and the curators have done an awesome job showcasing his many inventions. We allowed...More

Thank Twizzler6
Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 1 August 2018

There is a lot to learn in this little museum. I did not know how advanced technologically were the Greeks and this was an eye-opener

Thank Victor K
Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 8 July 2018 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

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Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 6 July 2018

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.

Thank OldCurmudgeon11
Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much for your great review!

Reviewed 4 July 2018

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
Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 21 June 2018

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.

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Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 20 June 2018

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

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Ουρανία Π, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Archimedes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thank you very much for your great review!

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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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Response from Coutito | Reviewed this property |
Hello No replica of Archimedes burning mirrors in this museum. Best regards
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