Olympus Museum Pieria

Welcome to the Olympus Geological History Museum

At the Olympus Geological History Museum the evolution of Olympus
is shown through geological time.
The museum’s tour is consisted of introduction and exploration of attributes of minerals and rocks
originating on Olympus, as well as exhibits of the same nature from the surrounding area, that show a special
interest about the evolution of the areas fauna and flora.
At the museum, the visitor can see and learn first hand how glaciers
affected Olympus, how the mountain is eroded and how caves and cavities are formed under the surface.
Furthermore, you can admire the minerals which correspond to the ancient scripts “Peri Lithon” or “Lithika”,
written by Orfeus, who lived in Leivithra, situated at the foothills of Olympus.
It’s a well known fact that Leivithra are located inside the area of Leptokarya, in the department of Pieria.

Schedule
Every day 10:00 till 14:00 & 20:00 till 23:00
Holidays and hours outside schedule Contact for appointment (see below)

Meet the Museums Funders:

Arzanas George
Funder, Head of Communication, Coordinator

Lukasevic Landa-Anna
Funder, Head of Tour Content, Personnel Manager

Contact us
Mobiles: 6958356689, 6956174344 (Vodafone)
Landlines: 23520 31901
E-mail: [email protected]
Instagram: olympus_museum 
Facebook: Olympus Geological History Museum 

 
 
Research:
                 Dr.   Markos  Vaxevanopoulos

                      Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon | ENS Lyon · Département des Sciences de la Terre (Géologie)
                               Aggeliki  Reizopoulou
                               Msc. Geology Department, Aristotele University of Thessaloniki
                               Vasilis  Melfos
                               Lecturer Geology Department, Aristotele University of Thessaloniki

Donations:              Andreas  Tzanoudakis

                              Vasilis  Melfos

                              Markos  Vaxevanopoulos

                              Natural History Museum of Volos

                              Marios Filippas
                              New Media Business


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