Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Olympia

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Discover the beginnings of Western culture at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, built to house the constant stream of artifacts from ancient Olympia and located just across from an archeological site. The museum houses the Nike of Paeonius, depicted on the 2004 Summer Olympic medals; visit the statue and wonder at her flowing skirt and proud body. The arms and wings exist in pieces, but even the ruins serve as an impressive example of Greek artistry. Other artifacts range from the Archaic to the Roman period with terracotta, bronze, and sculptures. Consider combining the museum with a tour of the archeological site. Put Archaeological Museum of Olympia and other Olympia attractions into our Olympia trip website, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We were absolutely amazed by the statues and the exhebition of bronze items which is the largest in the whole world! "Niki' (Victory), Hermes of Praxitelis, and a great number of statues from the... 
    We were absolutely amazed by the statues and the exhebition of bronze items which is the largest in the whole world! "Niki' (Victory), Hermes of Praxitelis, and a great number of statues from the...  more »
  • What an interesting museum! It really helps flesh out what you see over at the archaeological site. Captions for items are in at least English and Greek. More informative paragraphs are in Greek... 
    What an interesting museum! It really helps flesh out what you see over at the archaeological site. Captions for items are in at least English and Greek. More informative paragraphs are in Greek...  more »
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  • A beautiful relatively small museum that houses unimaginable sculptures. Don't miss the opportunity to see it. The surrounding area is beautiful also and coffee shops and tavernas are just a short walk away for a relaxing coffee or a delicious Greek quick bite afterwards.
  • Best archeological place in Greece. It's worth of every euro paid. IMO better than Athens. I could feel the mysticism and charm in there. 5*

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