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German Sports and Olympic Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 - 19:00
Open today: 11:00 - 19:00
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Good for sports fans

This shows the history of the Olympics from ancient Greece to modern day. It's next to the... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
474moiraa
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Warren, Ohio
Great sport history museum. Lot of nice sport pieces

The Museum is opened every day except Monday. Regular price is EUR 6. It shows the history of... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Lugano22
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

6 Euro entry per adult and was well worth it. Along with the standard museum exhibitions and info there was parts where you could give bits a go. Would recommend on a rainy day! Plus next door is a chocolate museum!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really, really interesting! We spent several hours reading the plaques and looking at all the sports memorabilia! We learned a lot and really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jeaniej2014
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This shows the history of the Olympics from ancient Greece to modern day. It's next to the chocolate museum and it's pretty inexpensive, so I thought it was worth it, but otherwise if you're not interested in sports and won't receive the college student discount...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 474moiraa
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Museum is opened every day except Monday. Regular price is EUR 6. It shows the history of sport from ancient Greek athletics to nowdays focusing on German sport star like Micheal Schumacher. Lot of original pieces and illustrations in a 2000 square area. Very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lugano22
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I'm a massive sports fan so I was looking forward to seeing this place. It's literally next to the chocolate museum so you can combine the two visits, maybe getting a bit of lunch in between. The interpretation in this place is very old-fashioned, involving...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This seemingly small museum is packed full of history and hands on fun. Pieces and information about the history of the Olympic’s origins, German athletes and other major sporting events are scattered throughout the museum. Mixed in are hands on experiences, like gymnastics equipment, a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jodim344
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Very enjoyable place to spend a couple of hours. Very good collection of sporting and Olympic memorabilia. Michael Schumacher's F1 car, Boris Becker's smashed up racket (by himself) and many other items from summer and winter sports which Germany has competed in (including both East...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ben C
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Fantastic idea, great knowledge and real treasures, but the place does not fit the content and our time. Stuff: bored, tired, but angry. Needs new leaders. If it is a hot day, do not dare to enter. The cage is also boiling. No medals. Children...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank zviamely
Reviewed 16 August 2018

As someone who doesn't follow sport in the slightest, I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed the museum. Great value for money, and a good mix of things to read, watch, and activities to do. You can also play football on the roof!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Before I came to Köln I had not heard about this museum, which I'm thankful for as it was great to stumble across. I knew just from looking just at the outside I would love it in there. It's very interactive and educational. I believe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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