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Archimedes’ Museum is permanently hosted in the heart of the modern city of Ancient Olympia.
© Kostas Kotsanas / Musée d'Archimède

Archimedes' Museum in Olympia

This unique museum is dedicated to the ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, astronomer and inventor who contributed an invaluable amount to the world of technology.

Archimedes' Museum in Olympia is part of a larger group of related educational spaces, which include the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology and the Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments and Toys (operating in Katakolo). The museums attract thousands Greek and foreign visitors. Approximately 350 functional models of ancient inventions are displayed, aiming to reveal an unknown aspect of Greek civilisation and to prove that the technology was extremely similar to the beginning of our modern technology.

The exhibits are accompanied by audio-visual material (in Greek and English) such as explanatory labels, posters, detailed diagrams, photos, and complete bibliographical references. Many of the exhibits are interactive. Archimedes’ Museum is permanently hosted in the heart of the modern city of Ancient Olympia.

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Archimedes' Museum in Olympia

Hours

High season (april 1st - October 30th):
Daily 10:00-20:00
Low season (november 1st - March 31st):
Daily 10:00-15:00

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call us at: +30 6931831530