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German Sports and Olympic Museum

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Address: Rheinauhafen 1, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 4922 1336090
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11:00 - 19:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 19:00
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This museum documents the history of the Olympic Games and the success of...

This museum documents the history of the Olympic Games and the success of German Olympians.

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I had an hour to kill and was near this museum so I popped in to check it out. I was surprised that the entire time I was in the museum, that was it - just me, just one customer... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an hour to kill and was near this museum so I popped in to check it out. I was surprised that the entire time I was in the museum, that was it - just me, just one customer! The story starts with the ancient Olympics in Greece and moves into the German love of sports and then the... More 

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Thank James S
Woy Woy, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Fantastic museum. Alot of interactive activities for the young and old. Great displays throughout time including both German and International sporting heros. An excellent few hours spent by any sports enthusiast. Excellent collection of memorabilia. €6 entry.

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Thank Matthew H
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This was unusual with lots of exhibits on sport and the Olympics. Loved seeing all the Olympic torches since 1936 including 2012. Some interactive exhibits which were fun. Pleasant cafe on the banks of the Rhine to enjoy a meal or snack.

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Thank Stevejdp
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place for sport-interested people. There could be seen a F1 Renault from 1995 that Schumacher used to race in and also the balls from different football forums hosted in Germany

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Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

By going to the Olympic Museum Cologne, increase your knowledge about the history of the Olympics. The location of this museum is more interesting. On the one side is close to Chocolate Museum. And is also in line with the Rhine.

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Thank Mehdi V
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this museum. Have many good things. Would highly recommend it to anyone of any age . Football pitch on the roof which is fun to play on

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Very informative and the vast collection of items throughout this museum is amazing. Lots to see and read & really interesting. Highly recommend anyone to visit & worth the entrance fee.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum, it's really well stocked with interesting Olympic memorabilia and many moments to relive on the TV screens. My highlight was seeing how huge Shaquille O'neal's basketball trainers are at a European 59! Great relaxing cafe downstairs too.

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Thank Heather t
Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

We went there in late afternoon. It closes at 7p.m. A bit short and I expected to see more things. The F-1 car from " the Kaiser" was the most eye-catching thing. The oldest staff was very approachable and very kind to attend us and explain every part of the museum.

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Thank Miguel V
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

This museum is next to the chocolate museum by the Rhine river so very easy to find, if you like your sports you should visit, there are certain sports you can interact with.

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