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Historical Museum of the Ancient Olympic Games

Historical Museum of the Ancient Olympic Games

This museum exhibits pieces mainly from the sacred temple of Dios in Olympia. The most important ones are gold seal-rings depicting the Olympic Games, bronze and terracotta geometric warriors and much more. Among the museum’s collection are chariot idols from Olympia symbolizing the harness racing, objects used by the athletes or related to the Games. Also important are the inscriptions on the bases of the statues of athletes, the stone and bronze signs, the bronze statuettes of athletes as well as the pottery with drawings of the athletes during the Games.

 

 

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Archea Olimpia 270 65, Greece

+30 26240 29119

efahle@culture.gr

odysseus.culture.gr/h/1/eh151.jsp?obj_id=3488

Entrance Fees:
  • Full: €12
  • Reduced: €6
Opening Hours - Winter
  • Monday-Sunday: 08.00-20.00
Opening Hours - Summer
  • Monday-Sunday: 08.00-20.00

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