Museum of Olive and Greek Olive Oil

The fascinating journey of the olive!
Visit one of the most innovative museums in Greece! The Museum of Olive and Greek Olive Oil in Sparta travels you to the culture, history, and technology of olive and olive oil production in Greece from prehistoric times to the beginning of the 20th century!

In the modern, elegant museum halls, you will examine the olive and the olive oil from several angles: economy, nutrition, religious worship, art and technology! You will be fascinated from the close relationship between man and the olive over the centuries. A relationship that has always been multifaceted and beneficial.

Wander around the premises and explore the beautiful presented exhibits, under the natural daylight that enters the halls using the combination of indoor and outdoor spaces. Don’t miss the olive oil production process representation with the use of large moving models. Your kids will love it!

The Museum of Olive and Greek Olive Oil, organizes educational programs with games and activities not only for schools but for the general public as well. One of the most popular is "A day at the Hellenistic olive mill", where students extract oil in the ancient way !! At the end of your tour, don’t forget to enjoy your coffee or soft drink at the wonderfully decorated cafe of the Museum.