Destination Olympia


Discover the Olympic Games of Antiquity and the legacy they have left us.


Ages six and upwards


On weekdays only from 10:00 to 15:00


  • How can you know the secrets of Olympia: The children discover the ways of reconstructing the past, from archaeological digs to experimental archaeology.
  • How can you understand the sports on the programme: The children compare the sports equipment of the first athletes with today’s equipment, and imitate the sporting scenes painted on the vases.

Tablet with a proposed route around the permanent exhibition (explanations and activities).

  • Created to help teachers lead a visit of the zone devoted to the origins of the Olympic Games in the permanent exhibition.
  • Suggestion of an itinerary with 5 stops, focusing on three key sectors:
    • The site of Olympia
    • The sports on the programme
    • Victory


In the framework of preparations for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020, a preferential rate of CHF 7 per pupil applies, which includes:

  • A self-guided visit with or without interactive tablets
  • A 30-minute workshop in an area devoted to the exhibition.

Your entrance ticket also gives you access to the permanent exhibition.

To reserve

 Pre-reservation form

TOM resources available on the theme:

 “The Olympic Games in Antiquity” file
 The Olympic journey – the Ancient Games
 TOM SCHOOLS - Visitor’s Guide “Destination Olympia” (for unaccompanied visits)


Tel.: +41 21 621 66 85

  Form to pre-reserve



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