- Open: 08:00 -15:00 Monday: Closed Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 The museum was erected in 1981. At the some time it was able to be visited. This gallery houses a display of finds (statues, reliefs, pottery, architectural members and artefacts) from the Early Helladic to the roman period.
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- Open: Summer: From 15/9/2015 until 30/9/2015 8:00-19:00 Winter: From 01/10/2015 until 31/10/2015 8:00-18:00 Last admission (all days): 15' before closing Tickets: Full: €6, Reduced: €3 Special ticket package: Full: €9, Reduced: €5 Valid for: Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Olympia Through the many exhibits of the permanent exhibition of the Archaeological Museum of Olympia the visitor is introduced to the history of the great Pan-Hellenic sanctuary from the Early Bronze Age to the sixth-seventh centuries AD. The sculpted decoration (metopes and pediments) of the temple of Zeus, the most important example of the Severe Style in Greek art, the statue of Nike by Paionios and the Hermes of Praxiteles are the museum's pieces de resistance. Equally important is the bronze collection, the richest of its kind in the world. Exhibition Units -The prehistoric period at Olympia (Gallery 1) -Geometric-Archaic periods (Gallery 2) -Late Archaic period and architectural sculpture (Gallery 3) -The Severe Style (Gallery 4) -The sculpted decoration of the temple of Zeus (Gallery 5) -The Nike of Paionios (Gallery 6) -Pheidias and his workshop (Gallery 7) -The Hermes of Praxiteles (Gallery 8) -Late Classical and Hellenistic periods (Gallery 9) -Roman sculpture (Gallery 10-11) -The last years of the sanctuary's life (Gallery 12)
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- Open: Winter: From November 1st Monday: 10.00-17.00 Tuesday-Friday: 08.00-15.00 The Museum remains closed during weekends Last admission (all days): 15' before closing Tickets: Full: €2, Reduced: €1 One of the most important archaeological museums in Greece. It hosts in its collection artefacts from the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus, in Olympia, where the ancient Olympic Games were born and hosted. Its collections contain: - a collection of terracottas (prehistoric, Archaic and Classical periods) - a collection of bronzes - a collection of sculptures (Archaic upto the Roman periods) - a collection from the Olympic Games
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