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Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)

quai d' Ouchy 1, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 621 65 11
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quai d' Ouchy 1, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 621 65 11
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Reviewed yesterday

We send a good 2 1/2 hours in the museum. Lots of interactive activities for the young of heart. Very complete museum about the history of the Olympic movement. They have thousand of artifacts related to both summer and winter Olympics. The gift shop has...More

Thank Francis W
Reviewed yesterday

Very nice and educational museum! Beautifully set and a must see. Not only for children. A slightly dark though.

Thank Marisca17
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are interested in histerory and sports this is the ideal museum. Very interactive, big, with lots of information. You can easily spend 3 hours.

Thank Irene-Schrijver
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is focused on the development of the Olympics - there's three floors covering different aspects e.g. The original Olympics and Coubertin's work in reviving them, the history of the modern Olympics such as media and memorabilia etc. It's a very fun museum with...More

Thank siddle45
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very well curated and displayed. After 128 countries and countless museums, this 90 minutes was a real kick in the pants. I saw Jesse Owens' shoes, Sonja Hehnie's ice skates, and Mark Spitz's swim trunk. Yikes! So much to see and experience on every floor....More

Thank beetcanner
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Olympus Museum in Lausanne is ideally located in Ouchy, along the lakeside (follow the signs from the center of Lausanne). You can learn all you need to know about the Olympic games, the history, the performers.You will find also personal objects from many champions...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a hour or so wandering around the grounds taking photographs of the statues and exhibits. A great view of the lake from the top of the steps. Worthy of a visit. Sadly, did not have time to visit the museum.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent several hours on a very wet day here. Semi interactive museum with history of the games. We all enjoyed it. Learned a few things and walked a bit down memory lane.

Thank lucymom4
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Olympic Museum which overlooks the lake at Lausanne is a well-conceived and brilliantly executed celebration of the Olympic spirit. While it's appeal is inevitably going to be greatest for those with a specific interest in the games, it has considerable appeal to all of...More

Thank Cageswood
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great outing - especially for rainy day. Most appropriate for older kids, teens, or adults. There is an excellent restaurant inside the museum. The service is not so great but the food is wonderful. The museum can easily take up to 2-4 hours depending on...More

Thank nibc28
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Response from JC_movieman | Reviewed this property |
Not really from what I noticed, some interactive stuff, but mostly for adults interested in the rise of the olympic movement. They might enjoy the gardens outside, but a day more for adults.