Oak branch with leaves. The sacred oak served as Zeus’ residence in Dodona. 4th-3rd cent. BC

Dodona: the oracle of sounds

Friday, 1 July, 2016 - Friday, 31 March, 2017

Dodona is a significant archaeological site in Epiros, north-west Greece, about 22 km southwest from Ioannina. Every week, visitors have the opportunity to "travel" to Dodona, to the temple of Zeus and to discover ancient divination, together with Museum Archaeologist-Hosts, at the temporary exhibition “Dodona. The oracle of sounds”.

Useful information

Greek: every Friday and Sunday, at 1 p.m. and every fourth and fifth Saturday of the month at 1 p.m.
English: every Friday and Sunday, at 11 a.m
French: every last Sunday of the month, at 11 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes
Participation: Limited to 25 visitors per session. For registration, please refer to the Information Desk at the Museum entrance on the same day. First-in first-served.
The gallery talk is free of charge. Only the admission fee to the temporary exhibition is required (3 euros).
Meeting point with the Archaeologist-Host: glass floor, ground level

The gallery talk "Dodona: the oracle of sounds" is part of the program Permanent Gallery Talks of the Acropolis Museum.