Delphi Archaeological Museum, Delphi

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Delphi Archaeological Museum houses ancient artifacts discovered at the Oracle of Delphi, spanning from the shrine's founding in the 18th century BC, to its decline in Late Antiquity. The fourteen exhibit rooms feature sculptures, statues, and other objects that were offered to the Oracle, as well as fragments from the sacred building. As you explore the museum, you'll learn about the Oracle's political, religious, and artistic significance throughout the ages. The museum has plenty of benches if you want to pause and consider some of the exceptional relics. Once you've finished taking in the exhibits, recharge with a cup of coffee from the on-site cafeteria. Plan to visit Delphi Archaeological Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Delphi attractions using our Delphi trip itinerary planner.
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  • The museum is very well done, going through the eras, the signs and explanations are in English too, not "too much", a real nice gem museum!  more »
  • Delphi has not yielded as many treasures as some ancient sites but the best are here. A full sized bull built of wood and clay covered on silver, gold and ivory must have been a magnificent contributi...  more »
  • It was good to visit this after seeing the ruins so you could picture better where each piece belonged in the original temples. Very nice to cool down in the air conditioning after climbing in the hea...  more »
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  • Great museum with well preserved artifacts from Delphi. Will provide good context prior to seeing the ruins. Highly recommend visiting.
  • Beautiful forested area, good modern roads to Arachova and Ancient Delphi.
  • One of the best Archaeological Museums in Greece. The museum is modern and it has excellent explanations of all the transformations Delphi went through over the centuries. Some of the best art pieces of Ancient Greece are displayed here.
  • Great museum. One of the best archaelogical museums in Greece. I found the presentetion of the museum being turned a bit old fashioned and the of the orders of the chiefguard a bit restrictive (like no photos (without a pose) near the artifacts). Neather the less the museum holds some trully unique artifacts like the reliefs from the athenian tresure, the impresive statue of the sphinx and the bronze statue of the charioter.
  • Great place with plenty of artifacts to look at.