Administrative Information

Ancient Olympia, Τ.Κ. 27 065, Olympia (Prefecture of Ilia)

Telephone: +30 26240 22742 - 2624023753

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Full: €12, Reduced: €6
For the period April 1st - Oktober 31st, combined, individual ticket can be purchased for the price of 12 euros (reduced ticket € 6) and includes the visit to the following areas:1.Archaeological Site of Olympia, 2. Archaeological Museum of Olympia 3. Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of Antiquity and 4. Museum of the History of the Excavations in Olympia. The ticket is valid for one day. There are no longer availiable tickets only for a single area (e.g. The Arcaeological Site of Olympia) During the period November 1st - March 31st, the price of the single ticket for all the above mentioned areas is reduced by 50% for all visitors and cost 6 euros. To purchase your electronic ticket please click here

Special ticket package: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
28 October
Reduced admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here

From 01.04.2024

Daily (Monday - Sunday) 08:00 - 20:00

Last admission (all days): 20' before closing

1 January
25 March
Good Friday: 12.00 - 17.00
Holy Saturday: 08.00-15.00
1 May
Easter Sunday
25 December
26 December
  Amenities for the physically challenged
Parking, Toilets, Digital virtual tour for the hearing impaired
Pets are not allowed inside the Museum. Guide and assistance dogs accompanying individuals with disabilities are welcome.

Health protection measures:

-Use of an alcoholic solution containing more than seventy percent (70%) for hand antiseptic.
- Ventilation of spaces in a natural or artificial way
- Visits of groups of up to fifty (50) people are allowed.
- Visitors follow a circular path that starts from room 1, and ends in room 11 from the left, at the suggestion of the museum staff
  Suggestive Bibliography
Mallwitz A., Herrmann H.V., Die Funde aus Olympia, Αθήνα 1980, 27-215, Taf.1-150
Γιαλούρη Α., Γιαλούρης Ν., Ολυμπία. Το μουσείο και το ιερό, Αθήνα 1991, 32-177
Καλτσάς Ν., Ολυμπία, Αθήνα 1997, 46-91
Ανδρόνικος Μ., Ολυμπία. Ο αρχαιολογικός χώρος και το μουσείο, Αθήνα 2000, 18-80
Αραπογιάννη Ξ., Ολυμπία. Η κοιτίδα των Ολυμπιακών Αγώνων, Αθήνα 2001, 95-142, 214-360
See also
Other museums in the same prefecture
Archaeological Museum of Elis
Archaeological Museum of Pirgos
Museum of Chlemoutsi Castle
Museum of the History of the Exacavations in Olympia
Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity
SPAP, Conference and Exhibition Centre of Olympia