Hosted on reconstructed “Old Museum” Olympia. From the year 1888 and for decades housed here the treasures of Olympia. Its collections are presented over 400 important ancient works mainly from Olympia and many other parts of Greece. It is known as “Syngreio” as built with a donation of Andreas Syngros.
The Museum of the History of the Ancient Olympic Games hosts dozens of ancient works from the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, but also by other museums of Greek territory. The exhibits cover a large chronological spectrum from the second millennium BC up to the 5th century. A.D. and through them yperchilietis shows the history of the Olympic games, the longest institution of antiquity.
(Source: Antiquities Ilia)