The Great Greek Olympic Games

2 August 2024
Free to all

Move over Paris Olympics, we’re heading back to where it all began with The Great Greek Olympic Games.

On your marks, get set, go! Join us for a jam-packed afternoon of activities and crafts fit for an Olympian.

Discover the ancient origins of everyone’s favourite summer sporting event, and get the low down on what it was like to compete over 2000 years ago. The Great Greek Olympic Games will get your mind racing as we test your knowledge of ancient sport and let your imagination run wild designing your very own Olympic games

So do you have what it takes to be a champion in the ancient Greek Olympics?

This event is part of Summer at the Museums.

No need to book, just drop in.


  • The Cast Gallery is on the first floor.

  • Unfortunately, our lift is currently our of order which means we are unable to provide step-free access at this time. We hope to be able to restore lift access in mid-August.

  • This event is primarily seated. The family trail involves standing, but we can move chairs around the gallery.

  • Find out more about Museum Access.

  • Please contact us on 01223 330402 or email if you have any questions or concerns about accessibility.

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Museum of Classical Archaeology

University Of Cambridge, Faculty Of Classics, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 9DA
01223 330402

Free to all

Opening times

Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday (univesity term time only): 2-5pm

Closed: Sunday, Monday

Exclusions and safety measures

Please be understanding of others. If you are feeling unwell, please stay home.

We welcome group bookings.

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