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Archimedes Museum, Olympia

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Archimedes Museum is located in Olympia. Plan your visit to Archimedes Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Olympia family vacation planner.
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  • This is a great collection of the most different invention from ancient Greece. With detailed explanations of each structure and principle of action. We were ecstatic. There sold book in Russian with pictures and explanations. Recommend to everyone. Entrance fee-symbolic, who lay down in a box
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  • This is the closest thing in Greece to a science museum that I've seen so far. It's definitely worth 30-60 minutes, if you have the time. It's right in the middle of town, so it's not hard to find, an...  more »
  • Seen in a short time and well worth because even some inventions may be handled. First museum in all Greece where we can find information in Spanish.
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  • For a better understanding of anciant enginiering technics (and modern too). À must for young physicists.
  • Museum exclusively reserved for Archimede.La girl who s take care is very friendly and Nice. See for the fans of experiences and math. Sale of books recapitulants the work of Archimedes.
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  • Excellent ancient technology

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Despite its small size, Olympia features a lively main street lined by hotels offering comfortable rooms and quick access to one of Greece's most popular archaeological sites. If you don't mind driving to Olympia's famous ruins, explore the area's seaside hotels, where spacious rooms come with access to fine restaurants, fitness facilities, spa treatments, private beaches, and outdoor swimming pools. You can also visit the ancient sites from a budget-friendly hotel in Pyrgos, a lively town just northwest of Olympia.
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