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German Sports and Olympic Museum

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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 3 days ago
Moira A
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 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Moira A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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

Thank Jodi M
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

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

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

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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

Thank AmKreuz86
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The museum had some really interesting exhibits and there was some great hands-on activities to enhance the experience. We only had just over an hour to look around due to our plans, however I think it would have been better if we could have had...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 21 May 2018

So nobody got bored - wish I'd taken a football for a kick around on the roof! Some great exhibits, obviously with a German theme, they didn't shy away from the '36 Olympics which was interesting.1966 world cup comments cracked me up - still contending...More

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