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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is bright and clean. The explanation cards are well-written. The relics are amazing. The staff for the most part is multi-lingual.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paula S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a marble statue of Hermes, the messenger of the gods, that was found during excavations at the Temple of Hera in 1877. The sculptor was Praxiteles who lived in the 4th century BC. This statue reminds me of Michelangelo’s David.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 2 December 2018

I studied this statue in art school and was so excited when I knew I was coming here so that I could finally get the chance to see it in person. While it took a couple of minutes to get the right angle so I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The best statue in the world.... and nobody knows it!!!!! Magnificent. The only negative... i lost almost half an hour watching it and i barely had the ti.e to go to the second museum that of the olympic games (also extraodianry)!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank elkyri
Reviewed 1 August 2018

A masterchief in excellent conditions (compared with most other statues one find in Greece). Absolutely beautiful

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Victor K
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

You def need a tourguide but its well worth it when they give u the history of the greek gods and there warriors

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This ancient sculpture is on display in the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. The sculpture is attributed to Praxiteles and dated to the 4th century BC but there is dissent among historians as to the authenticity of the sculptor. It was located in the Temple of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Beautiful polished marble statute to the front of a naked Hermes and a rough posterior which would not have been seen as it sat in its niche. Some uncertainty based on the (very flimsy) style of sandal that Hermes is wearing as to whether this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank _rd_gynae
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The sculpture of Hermes was stunning and beautiful displayed. The museum was well worth a visit to see the other wonderful sculptures.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank moose065
Reviewed 10 April 2018

One of the best exhibits of the Museum. Praxiteles was one of the best Attic sculptors of the 4th century BC. I highly recommend a visit there.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nikos K
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